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Venugopal Hegde

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An eminent Indian Classical Flautist, Venugopal S Hegde has been giving concerts since the last 10 years. Intense and luminous are the qualities that distinguish his Flute concerts. His flute reveals a unique style, which is a synthesis of his rich musical experience and his vibrant imagination.

As a performing artist for over 14 years now, Venugopal has travelled extensively in his career. He has been featured in most of the prestigious venues of Indian classical music. An All India Radio Accredited B-high grade artiste, He has also recived the ITC Sangeet Research Academy award for promising artists in the Hindustani music 2002.

Venugopal has contributed immensely in the field of classical music. Apart from giving concerts all over India and filling hearts of the people with joy and mystifying them, he is a renowned teacher in the field of Indian Classical Flute. Many of his students are giving individual concerts. He has been awarded “Samskritika Guru” from the Government of Karnataka, India, in recognition with his immense contribution in the field of teaching Flute.

Awards and Accolades:

All India Radio Accredited B-high grade artiste.
ITC Sangeet Research Academy award for promising artists in the Hindustani music in 2002.
First place in National level AIR music competition on 2002.
“Samskritika Guru” award from the Government of Karnataka, India
In 2005 received scholarship meant for young artists from HRD Ministry, Govt. of India.
First place in National Youth festival Held at Tiruvantapuram, Kerala, in 2003 jointly organized by Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan and Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Govt. of India.
First place in National Youth festival Held at Jamshedpur, Jharkhand jointly organized by Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan and Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Govt. of India.

Venugopal has developed his own unique way of playing the Flute by blending gayaki-ang (vocal style) and tantrakari-ang (instrumental style) to present his repertoire of Hindustani Classical Music. He has given concerts in most of the prestigious venues of the Indian classical music. He has presented numerous concerts and solo performances in Dharwad, Bangalore, Mumbai, Luknow, Pune, Delhi, Jamshedpur, Thiruvanthapuram, Chennai and in many major cities in India.

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