An accomplished classical singer, Kalpana carries the rich heritage of Ustad Rajab Ali khan Saheb through her father & guru Shri.Krishnarao (Mamasaheb) Mujumdar.
Gifted with an extremely melodious voice, Kalpana’s highly imaginative combination of swaras are pleasing and appealing to knowledgeable listeners as well as those not familiar with intricacies of classical music. Born in Indore, Kalpana has passed her M.A. in music securing a gold medal. She has the rare honour of receiving a gold medal in light classical music and silver medal in light music in the same year in the AIR competitions an at early age.These have been followed by numerous awards and honours over the past 30 years of concert performances.
Besides intensive training in khayal gayaki under her father,She has taken guidance from (Late) Dr.Sushila Pohankar & Shri.V.U.Rajurkar in other music forms.
Kalpana has an equal command over the classical and light classical styles of music.
She renders Khayal as well as Thumari, Tappa, Dadra, Hori, Kajri, Jhoola, Natyasangeet, Abhang & Bhajan with equal authority.Kalpana has won accolades and praise from senior artists like
Pt. Bhimsen Joshi, Pt. Shivkumar Sharma, Smt.Malini Rajurkar, Pt.Kishan Maharaj , Dr. Prabha Atre and so on.
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