Group: Kamla Srivastava and Group
A 57-year-old artist from Lucknow, Satyam Shivam Sundar, has been learning music through Semi-classical, light, and folk music. At a young 13, he began his training in music and took inspiration from Pt. Raghunath Mishra and Kewal Kumar Srivastava. He has been working hard towards achieving mastery in his craft and pursues it with tremendous passion. He considers Pt. Dayaram Mishra and Pt. Raghunath Mishra as his gurus, and speak very highly of their teachings and achievements in the field of music. Most of his songs are thus performed in a similar style. He also claims to have composed over 1000 songs, many of which are on Youtube. Besides that, he has worked with various music labels like Apex Digital. He also believes that music was inherited by him from his ancestral lineage, and has spent all his life learning and developing his musical abilities. He wants to support instrumentalists such that they get the recognition they deserve. Apart from Dholak and Tabla, he also plays the Harmonium and has performed in various locations within the country. Internationally, he has performed in Mauritius, pulling brilliant performances only to amaze the crowds. He lives in a family of six people with two sons and two daughters and motivates them to pursue music. Along with his friends at Apex, he works to make more compositions to inspire young crowds and help in the preservation, and promotion of the long-lost folk art forms.
- Uttar Pradesh