Prathap Ramachandra



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Prathap Ramachandra

Prathap Ramachandra is an internationally acclaimed South Indian Percussionist, having taken his sounds to some of the biggest stages in the world and performed in some of the biggest festivals around the globe.

Born and raised in Bangalore - India, Prathap is deeply rooted in the South Indian style of Indian Classical Music, called Carnatic. He had his initial training from the age of 2 under his brother
Prakash Ramachandra, and later advanced training under the guidance of K.N.Krishnamurthy. He was the only student being awarded by the Government of India with a scholarship to pursue training in Ghatam, at the age of ten.

He has been a London based artist for the last 12 years, having developed his musical journey in three main areas -  classical concerts, accompanying some of the best musicians and dancers from India and abroad, cross-cultural collaborations in music and dance, and musical training given to different kinds of students. ​

He also specialises in Ghatam, Khanjira and Konnakol (a form of vocal percussion).


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