Purnaprajna Bangere

Courtesy Professor of Music
Indian Classical Music
Art of Improvisation
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Purnaprajna comes from a important school of violin players in India. He had rigorous training under the well known south Indian violinist and a teacher of great repute HKN Murthy. HKN Murthy is the student of the legendary Indian musician M. S. Gopalakrishnan. Purnaprajna is a representative of his school, and plays the style of music known as the Parur style, characterized by high technical virtuosity and musicianship. In the last two years, he has been invited to give solo recitals in the prestigious music festivals such as the Learnquest music festival in Boston, the Cleveland Music festival and the Toronto Music festival. He is collaborating with the Multi Grammy award winner and one of the founders of the Turtle Island String Quartet. Purnaprajna is also a professor of Mathematics at KU. 


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