ACHIEVEMENTS


"ASTHANA VIDWAN " of the Sri Matam of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam, 2010.

Conferred with title " YUVA KALA BHARATHI " by Bharath Kalachar,Chennai,2004.


Udupa receiving the title " YUVA KALA BHARATHI  " from Violin Maestro Dr.L.Subramaniam

 

 

Ghatam Giridhar Udupa receiving " MADHURA MURALI PURASKAR" from the Legendary Dr.M.Balamuralikrishna at Chennai, July 29 2012 .(82nd Birthday Celebration of Dr.M.Balamuralikrishna ).

First Prize at the National Level All India Radio Competition in the Year 2000.  

Recipient of the prestigious Central Government Scholarship for Ghatam
from 2002.


 

Legendry Pandit Ravi Shankar felicitating Udupa at   San Diego,USA,2003.                   

 

 

 

Best Ghatam Artist Award from Gayana Samaja, Ganakala Parishat and Malleshwaram Sangeetha Sabha for the years 1992, 1996 and  1999 respectively.


 

CMANA Award 2007 (Carnatic Music Association Of North America) by Percussive Arts Centre, Bangalore  

 

 

 

 

Founder Member of Layatharanga, An Ensemble of Percussions.

Layatharanga released their first album, Punarnava, The Revival in 1999, Thandava in 2000, Pranava in 2003, Smriti in 2010 and Anandam in 2010.

LIONS INTERNATIONAL AWARD - 2011.

Aryabhata Award - 2000.  

Ananya Yuva Puraskara for the year 2002 as Best Percussionist of the year  

Vijaya Kalashree title - 1997

Yuva Laya Prathibhamani title - 2009

Rotary Youth Award - 2008

First Indian percussionist to perform and conduct workshop at the prestigious Krakow International Music festival - 2005.

PERFORMANCES IN INDIA AND ABROAD :

UNITED NATIONS - New York, USA

Carnegie Hall - New York, USA

Sydney Opera House - Sydney, Australia

The Kennedy Centre - Washington D.C, USA

Wortham Centre - Houston, USA

Royal Festival Hall - London, UK

Bangkok Jazz Festival - Bangkok, Thailand

Java Jazz Festival - Jakarta, Indonesia

International Percussion Festival Krakow, Poland

Miri International Jazz Festival - Malaysia

Shanghai World Music Festival - Shanghai, China

Forbidden City Concert Hall and Peking University - Beijing, China

El Violin Festival - La Coruna, Spain

Colours of India - Bangalore and Chennai, India

ICCR Hall - Berlin, Germany

Swarutsav - New Delhi, India

De Bouche a oreille - Parthenay, France

Theatre St Gilles - Re Union Island

Rainforest World Music Festival - Malaysia

Indishes Konzert - Heidelberg, Germany

Theatre de la ville and Theatre Guimet - Paris, France

Swaralaya - Kuwait

Music Academy - Chennai, India

Summer Guitar Festival - Wroclaw, Poland

Flamenco International Festival - Prague, Czech Republic

The fifth Cross-Culture Warsaw Festival - Warsaw, Poland

Northfolk International Festival - Seattle, USA

San Jose Center for the Performing Arts - San Jose, USA

Lille 3000 - Lille, France

Cemal Resit Rey Concert Hall - Istanbul, Turkey

Millennium Park - Chicago, USA

Ethno Port Poznan Festiwal - Poznan, Poland

Lakshminarayana Global Music Festival - India