Pt Satish Vyas conferred Tansen Samman at the World Music Festival

Highlights:

  • Renowned santoor player, Pandit Satish Vyas was conferred upon the prestigious Tansen Samman.
  • The award was conferred at the 96th Tansen Music Festival began in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. 
  • Bhopal-based institution Abhinav Kala Parishad was honoured with Raja Mansingh Tomar award. 
  • The festival pays tribute to Tansen, one of 9 gems in Akbar’s court.
Satish Vyas: A Fact File

  • Satish Vyas is an Indian santoor player. He is the son of the Indian classical singer C. R. Vyas. From 1978 he studied santoor with Shivkumar Sharma. He lives in Chembur.
  • Pandit Satish Vyas has performed all over the world at prestigious venues. Most recently, he performed at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, Canada in 2019 for the Raag-Mala Music Society of Toronto.