Ganapraveena Yogeesha Sharma Ballapadavu

Ganapraveena Yogeesha Sharma Ballapadavu was born on 13-10-1972 to Sri Ballapadavu Radhakrishna Bhat and Smt. Sathyavathi parents and primarily studied music under Sri Ballapadavu Madhava Upadhyaya. He is the desciple of Prof. Mavelikkara Velukutti Nair, Prof. K. Venkatramanan. He has completed Ganabhushanam in Carnatic Vocal & Ganapraveena in Mridangam from Swathi Thirunal Music College, Trivandrum with 1st Rank at Kerala State Level.

Yogeesha Sharma is honoured by “Kanchi Kamakoti Aasthana Vidwan” by Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham in 2012, Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academy endowment Award 2001, Prathibha Puraskar Award from Sri Mahadeva Temple, Ubrangala – Kasaragod in 2001, Trivandrum Rashtra Raksha Sanchalanam (RSS) Prathibha Puraskar Award in 2006.

Kalpakam Sangeetha Sabha Chennai, Nadopasana Sangeetha Sabha Mumbai, Vashi Fine Arts Mumbai, Ayyappa Swamy Temple Bhilai Madhyapradesh, Chennakeshava Temple Belur, Prashanthi Nilayam Puttaparti, Orissa, West Bengal  and almost all the Sangeetha Sabhas in Kerala and Karnataka States are some of the places where Yogeesha Sharma has rendered music concerts successfully.Musicians, Music lovers, Artists and critics have admired and appreciated Yogeesha Sharma’s concerts in various places.

Yogeesha Sharma is a B. High Grade Artist in AIR Mangalore. His programmes have been telecast in Dooradarshan, Amritha TV, Asianet TV channels. He has successfully conducted Kathakali Padam & Carnatic Music Jugalbandi. He has given 12hrs continuous music programme thrice and conducted Music Therapy Demonstration. He has compiled and published ‘Sangeetha Patamalika’ (Kannada) and                                                                                    

‘Mridanga Margadarshika’ (Kannada) Text Books which are very useful to music students and aspirants. He has rendered and released ‘Ragasudha’ Carnatic Classical Music, ‘Gems of Purandaradasa- Part I’, ‘Gems of Purandaradasa-Part II’(Tuned and sung), ‘Chottanikara Bhagavathisthavam’( devotional)  “Bhavabindu”( Bhavageethe tuned and sung)), ‘Ayyanadigalalli’ (Ayyappa devotional songs, tuned and sung), ‘Sri Madhuru Siddhivinayaka Suprabhatham’CDs. He has Composed Music for many Purandaradasa keerthanas and Bhavageethas.

Yogeesha Sharma is the Secretary of BSNUS Sangetha Prathistanam(R), Ubrangala and he he is the founder of  Narayaneeyam Music Campus in order to spread carnatic classical Music in its purity and ecstasy in his village. This unique music campus provides all facilities for the music students and aspirants. He not only conducts classes in vocal and mrudangam but also invites great musicians to facilitate students to acquire knowledge from them.

Contact Address :
Ganapraveena Yogeesha Sharma Ballapadavu
Kumbdaje post, PIN-671551
Kasaragod Dist., Kerala State
Mobile: 09447693944
Phone : 04998 – 284522(R)
Email: yogeesh72@gmail.com