H. N. Bhaskar



Shri H.N. Bhaskar was born on 4 September 1976 in Mysore, Karnataka. He inherited his love for music from his family, and was initiated into the art of violin-playing by his parents Shri H.N. Narasimha Murthy and Shrimati H.N. Rajalakshmi. Further, he learnt from Shri M.S. Gopalakrishnan and Shri R.N. Thyagarajan. He received a scholarship to study Carnatic music from the Centre for Cultural Resources and Training, Ministry of Culture, Government of India.
An A grade artist of All India Radio and Doordarshan, Shri Bhaskar has performed in many prestigious music festivals in India and abroad. He has conducted seminars and workshops on techniques of violin in India and abroad. He is the co-founder of the band ‘The DUO’ with Shri Patri Satish Kumar. He has composed numerous albums in the genre of Carnatic, semi-classical and world music.
Shri H.N. Bhaskar has been bestowed the Ananya Yuva Puraskar by Ananya, Bangalore; and the Best Violinist Award by the Music Academy, Chennai.
Shri H.N. Bhaskar is awarded the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar of Sangeet Natak Akademi for the year 2011 for his notable talent in the field of Carnatic instrumental music.