Has participated in local music festivals and
- Young Sitarist in Hubli
- Has been learning sitar in
"Itawa Gharana" style from Sitar maestro Pandit Yograj Naik
(Panjim, Goa) for the past 8 years.
- The first Sitarist from
South India to play Electric Sitar.
for Dramas, Light Music, Jugalbandis and Fusion programs.
• “Yuva Kalavidara Samavesha” conducted by Sangeet Nritya Academy, Bangalore Dec 02.
• 12th Annual Music Fest of Navanagar Art Circle, Hubli Mar 05.
• Sitar Workshop in Hubli conducted by Maverick Institute Apr 06.
• Sawai Gandharv Music Festival, Kundgol Oct 07.
• Dharwad Utsav, Dharwad Nov 07.
• Indian Institute of World Culture, Bangalore Dec 07.
• Group Musical Event in Bengalooru Habba Dec 07.
• Pt. Siddharam Jambaldinni Punyatithi Music Fest, Raichur Dec 07.
• Bharateeya Sangeeta Vidyalaya, Dharwad Feb 08.
• Pt. Pradeep Mhardolkar Smriti, Ponda, Goa Mar 08.
• Hindustani Sangeeta Kalakara Mandali, Bangalore, Mar 08.
• Yuva Sangeetotsav, Kundapur, Dec 08.
• Puttaraj Samman, Hubli, Mar 09.
• Samhita Music Forum, Sirsi, Sep 09.
• Shruti, Bengalooru, Mar 10.
• Aavartana Yuva Sangeet Sabha, Dharwad, Mar 10.
• Shri Rama Kala Vedike, Bangalore, may 10.
Nikhil Joshi presents Sitar recital
Awards & Achievements
• Sangeet Nritya Academy Scholarship in the year 2002
• 1st prize in Rajyotsava music competition Nov 05 conducted by Hubli-Dharwad Municipal Corporation.
• 2nd in state level Open Youth Festival 2005-06.
• 1st Prize in Tamhankar music competition Feb 07.