Dr. Abha, Dr. Vibha Chaurasia Resume

      We are the only female vocalists of North Indian classical Music who are performing ‘Jugalbandi' or duet singing in this field.
Dr Vibha Chaurasia

Academic Qualification
 Doctor of Philorsophy (Ph.D) in Indian Classical music from Devi Ahilya University, Indore in 1998. Researched on the topic “Creation of New Ragas in Indian Classical Music, their conception,Historical development and Experimentation”, Under the guidance of Dr. Leelawati Adasule.
 National Eligibility Test for Lectureship in Universities and Colleges (NET) cleared twice under University Grant Commission in 1993 & 1995.
 Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in Indian Vocal Music from Devi Ahilya University, Indore in 1994.
 Master of Arts (M.A.) in Indian classical music (Vocal) from Devi Ahilya University, Indore in 1992
 Master of Music (M.MUS.) in Indian Classical Music from Indian Kala Sangit Viswavidyalaya, Khairagarh in 1991.
 Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) with Biology from Devi Ahilya University Indore in 1990.
 Bachelor of Music (B.Mus.) in Indian Classical Music from Indira Kala Sangit Viswavidyalaya, Khairagarh in 1989.
GURU
Trained under the kind guidance of many renowned and respected Musicians & Vocalists such as Dr. Shashikant Tambe, Dr. Leelawati Adsule, Dr. Suvarna Wad Late Pt. Bala Saheb Poochhwale & Smt. Kalpana Zokarkar,Pt. Kamal Kamle, Dr.Prabhakar Gohadkar,

Performances
• MOJIANG International Twins festival, CHINA
• Sangeet Samrat Ustad Alladiyakhan Music Festival, Mumbai.
• Thoorium Festival, Payyanur, Kerala
• India International centre, Delhi
• India Intercontinental cultural association, Chandigarh.
• Swaranjali Foundation. Epicentre Gurgaon
• Lok Kala Manch. Delhi.
• Sister Nivedita centenary celebration Kolkata.
• Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya, Bhopal.
• Bharat Bhawan, Bhopal
• Tribal Museum. Bhopal.
• Baba Ramdas Sangeet Samaroh, Jaipur
• Navrang Organisation, Varanasi
• Bhatkhande Sangeet Samaroh, Gwalior
• Pracheen Kala Kendra, Chandigarh.
• Layayatra Music festival, Poorva Sanskritik Kendra, Delhi
• Sw. Vivekananda 150th Birth Anniversary, Vadodara.
• Akhil Bharatiya Sangeet Samaroh, Rashtriya Sangeetagya Pariwar, Jhansi
• Swaranubhuti & Sangeet Sankalp, Amareli (Gujrat)
• Golden jublee Samaroh Ramakrishna Ashram Gwalior
• Pt. D.T. joshi memorial music festival, Burdwan (W.B.)
• Ramakrishna Mission Vrindaban(U.P.)
• Ramakrishna Sarada Mission Delhi
• Sw. Vivekananda 150th Birth Anniversary celebration, Ramakrishna Sarada Misson, Delhi.
• Literature & Music Promoters Org, Kota (Rajasthan)
• Ramakrishna Mission,Bhopal
• Consecration ceremony of Universal Temple. Limbdi (Gujrat)
• Simhastha Sangeet Samaroh organized by M.P. Government, Ujjain
• Uma Sanjhi Mahotsav, Mahakaleshwar mandir Ujjain
• Shani jayanti Sangeet Mahotsav Indore
• Sangeet Samaroh Sanavad.
• Innerwheel and Rotract club, Dwarkadhish Temple, Itarasi.
• Ramakrishna Mission, Narainpur. (C.G)
• Ramakrishna Ashram Ujjain.
• Manas Sangeet Sabha Bhopal.
• Swami Vivekananda Sangeet Samaroh, Ravindra Bhawan Bhopal
• Nikunj Sava Sansthan, Vrindavan
• Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Ashram Raipur
• Swami Vivekananda 150th Birthday celebration, Narainpur (C.G)
• Ram Navami Utsav, Devaprayag (Uttarakhand).
• Sankalp & Lok Sanskriti Manch, Indore.
• Abhinav Kala Samaj, Indore.
• Maa Aanandmayee Birth festival. Indore.
• Jain Sangeet Mahavidyalaya, Indore
• Ganesh mandal Indore
• Bharosa Nyas Indore.
• Greater Vaishali Ganesh Mahotsav.
• Pancham-Nishad & Mahendra Joshi foundation, Indore
• Press club Indore
• Shri Sarada Math Indore etc.
• Given performances in Sangeet Baithak Time & again at different places



Achievements
Awarded as “Pride of Madhya Pradesh” by Award Council of India, Lucknow. • Regular Artist of All India Radio. • Got “Shastriya Sangeet Ratna” award from Nikunja Sewa Sansthan Vrindavna • Received prizes in Lata Mangeshkar Competition, Indore . • Fetched 2nd Position in Merit List of D.A.V.V. in Post Graduation. • Participated in Youth Festival Representing D.A.V.V., Indore. • Awarded Gold Medal from Chaurasia Samaj for securing First & Second Position respectively in University for Post Graduation. • Received prize in Swaranjali State Level Competition, Ujjain. • Given Performance of Classical Music in “Yuvavani programme of Akashwani”. • Received prizes in School & College Music competitions. • President of Govt. Music College, Indore. • Sang for many commercial recordings. • Recording of their Jugalbandi was broadcasted in World space Radio and Surtarang Radio of Wolverhampton (U.K.). • Recordings of their Jugalbandi is regularly broadcast from Web Radio • A CD released on 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda From Ramakrishna Ashram, Ujjain.
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Updated:  September 22, 2018

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