Sweekar Katti has given several performances in India and overseas. He has worked with Ace Western Composer ‘Prof.Sandeep Bhagwati’ from Germany in his project of Indian music explorations ‘Dhwani Sutras’. He has also worked with many ‘Bollywood’ Music directors like Pritam (for MTV Unplugged), Sanjay Leela Bhansali (for “Bajirao Mastani” movie), Ustad Taufiq Qureshi to name a few. He has been interviewed and has played for various Television channels.
Sweekar Katti has played Sitar in many Ad Films for Taj, Askmebazar etc. He is equally brilliant when it comes to ‘Fusion Music’,having performed with the Top Most Musicians of the country like the ‘Master of Percussion Ustad Taufiq Qureshi’ and the ‘Legendary Drummer Ranjit Barot’. He has also worked on different concepts with various well known Bands like Vaditra, The Ensemble, Surya-The new Sun, Taal-Matrix etc. He has collaborated with many artists on their private Projects and has played for various Fusion albums, Ghazal albums and Light Music albums as well.
Sweekar Katti is a young, talented and a versatile performer. He has played Sitar for this amazing song “Mohe Rang Do Laal” from Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Bajirao Mastani’ sung by ‘Shreya Ghoshal’
|1||Chaitrapaalvi Sangeetotsav - Chaturang||Mumbai, MH||2015|
|2||Hottal Sangeet Festival||Nanded, MH||2015|
|3||Fusion Concert - Shastri Hall Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Celebrations||Mumbai, MH||2015|
|4||B.R.Deodhar Smruti Samaroha by Deodhar School of Indian Music||Mumbai, MH||2015|
|5||Warsa Concert by Eternal Beats||Pune, MH||2015|
|6||Basavraj Rajguru Smruti Samaroha||Mumbai, MH||2015|
|7||Dhwani Sutras - Poona Music Society||Pune, MH||2015|
|8||Fusion Concert - Late Dharma Atmaram Patil Barsi||Khargarh, MH||2015|
|9||Aarohi Festival by Pancham Nishad||Mumbai, MH||2014|
|10||Umar saheb Mirajkar Sangeet Pratishtha||Miraj, MH||2014|
|11||Shrirang Pratishthan and Vileparle Music Circle||Mumbai, MH||2014|
|12||Indian Music Group (IMG) - Xavier’s College||Mumbai, MH||2014|
|13||Fusion Concert with Ustad Taufiq Qureshi for Udayan - Nehru Centre||Mumbai, MH||2014|
|14||Shakuntala Samaroha by Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya Mandal||Vashi, MH||2014|
|15||Fusion Concert Vaditra - Gadkari Rangaytan||Thane, MH||2014|
|16||Laxmi Poojan Sangeet Mahotsav||Panvel, MH||2014|
|17||Presentation of Instruments according to Vaadya Vargikaran - SNDT||Mumbai, MH||2014|
|18||Navaratri Utsav||Aurangabad, MH||2013|
|19||Aalaap Foundation||Parbhani, MH||2013|
|20||43rd Barsi of Ustad Amir Hussain Khan||Mumbai, MH||2013|
|21||Disha - Legends Gen Next Dedicated to Tabla Legend Ustad Allarakha||Mumbai, MH||2013|
|22||Samraat Sangeet Sammelan||Ponda, GO||2013|
|23||Pt. Sharadchandra Arolkar Smriti Samaroha - Khayal Trust||Mumbai, MH||2013|
|24||Prithvi Festival 13’ - Prithvi Theatre||Mumbai, MH||2013|
|25||Pt. Kumar Gandharva Sangeet Sammelan||Belagavi, KA||2013|
|26||Art Circle||Belagavi, KA||2013|
|27||Sangeet Sadhana||Sangli, MH||2013|
|28||Convocation Ceremony of Akhil Bharatiya - Gandharva Mahavidyalaya Mandal||Belagavi, KA||2013|
|29||Shantabai Manvatkar Smruti Samaroha||Parbhani, MH||2013|
|30||IIT Mood Indigo’s AAVEG - NCPA||Mumbai, MH||2013|
|31||Yuva Manch - Lokmanya Sewa Sangh||Mumbai, MH||2013|
|32||Fusion Concert - Taal sangam at Samraat Club||Panjim, GO||2013|
|33||Poornavaad Festival||Ahmednagar, MH||2012|
|34||Mahatma Gandhi Sewa Mandir||Mumbai, MH||2012|
|35||Kusumagraj Pratishthan||Nashik, MH||2012|
|36||Gaan-Prabha Music Festival by Hridayesh Arts||Mumbai, MH||2012|
|37||Pt. Prabhakar Chary Pratishthan-Kala Academy||Panjim, GO||2012|
|38||Sharda Utsav - Sharda Sangeet Vidyalaya||Mumbai, MH||2012|
|39||Swar Sadhana Samiti||Mumbai, MH||2012|
|40||Youth Festival: Dadar Matunga Cultural Centre||Mumbai, MH||2011|
|41||Suburban Music Circle||Mumbai, MH||2011|
|42||The Holi Festival||Lonavala, MH||2011|
|43||Maharashtra Sewa Sangh||Mumbai, MH||2011|
|44||Swar Uday Kala Rasik Mandal||Thane, MH||2011|
|45||Swar Mauli Music Circle||Mumbai, MH||2011|
|46||Shruti Sagar Music Festival - SNDT Malad||Mumbai, MH||2011|
|47||Sangeet Sabha Bandra||Mumbai, MH||2010|
|48||Swarankit Music Circle||Mumbai, MH||2010|
|49||Vedic Heritage Indian Classical Music and Dance Festival||NY, USA||2010|
|50||Youth Festival: Sangeet Sabha Bandra||Mumbai, MH||2009|
Judge at Saraf College
Sweekar Katti As A Judge
Sweekar Katti has great knowledge about music and knows the different intricacies involved in music. As a result, he has acted as a judge for various intercollegiate competitions.
Judge for Intercollegiate event at M.L. Dahanukar College
Details of Important Concerts
- Performed for ‘Parnerkar Maharaj’ at ‘Poornavaad Mahotsav’(Ahmadnagar) among Stalwarts of Indian Classical Music like Ustad Rashid khan,Taalyogi Pt.Suresh Talwalkar,Dr.Ashwini Bhide-Deshpande.
- Performed for the Prestigious ‘GaanPrabha Music Festival’ organised by ‘Hridayesh Arts’,VileParle.
- Performed for Pancham Nishad’s ‘Aarohi Festival’ at Y.B.Chavan Auditorium.
- Performed at the 43rdBarsi of ‘Ustad Amir Hussain KhanSahab’ organised by the Great Guru Pt.Arvind Mulgaokar ji’s ‘Bandish Trust’.
- Performed at ‘Pt.Sharadchandra Arolkar Smruti Samaroha’ organised by ‘Khayal Trust’.
- Performed at ‘Indian Music Group’s’ Fusion Concert with Ust.Taufiq Qureshiji’s Band ‘Surya-The New Sun’.
- Performed for ‘Shrirang Pratishthan’ & ‘VileParle Music Circle’ before the Legendary Tabla Maestro ‘Pt.Anindo Chatterjee’.
- Performed at ‘Umarsaheb Mirajkar Sangeet Pratishthan’(Miraj).
- Performed at ‘The Holi Festival’(Lonavala) for Vedic Heritage in the Presence of Sangeet Martand Pt.Jasraj ji.
- Performed at ‘Disha-Legends Gen Next Dedicated to Tabla Legend Ustad Allarakha’ organised by Tabla Maestro ‘Aditya Kalyanpur’.
- Performed at ‘Young Artist Festival’ organised by ‘Indian Music Group(IMG),St Xavier’s College.
- Performed at Pt.Kumar Gandharva Sangeet Sammelan,Belgaon.
- Performed at ‘Chaitrapaalvi Sangeetotsav’ Organised by ‘Chaturang’.
- Performed for ‘WARSA(Pune)Youth Drive’ organised by Eternal Beats in presence of the Legendary Tabla Maestro ‘Pt.Kumar Bose ji’ on the occasion of first Public screening of his documentary ‘The Walk’.
- Performed at ‘Vedic Heritage Music and Dance Festival,Newyork,(USA)’ in the presence of ‘Sangeet Martand Pt.Jasraj ji’.
- Performed at ‘Pt.Basavraj Rajguru Smruti Samaroha’ organised by ‘Yojana Pratishthan’.
- Performed a Fusion concert at the Prestigious ‘Samraat Sammelan’(Goa) with Tabla Player Pt.kalinath Mishra ji and Group.
- Performed Fusion with the ‘Legendary Drummer Ranjit Barot’ ji and ‘Maestro Percussionist Ust.Taufiq Qureshiji’ at ‘Prithvi Festival’ organised by the Prithvi Theatre.
- Performed with ‘Vaditra Band’ and ‘Ust.Taufiq Qureshi ji’ at the 100Th year Ganeshotsav Celebrations of oldest colony of South Mumbai ‘Shastri Hall’ in the presence of the ‘The Legend Ustad Zakir Hussain’.
- Performed Fusion with Ace Western Composer ‘Sandeep Bhagwati’ from Germany on his Unique concept ‘Dhwani Sutras’ at the Poona Music Society.
- Performed at ‘Taal Sangam’ Fusion Concert at Samraat Club,Panji with Anuradha Pal ji.
- Performed a Fusion Concert for ‘UDAYAN,Nehru Centre’ with ‘Shikharnaad Qureshi’ and ‘Ust.Taufiq Qureshiji’.
Sweekar Katti was only 12 years old when he first made a public performance as a Sitarist in the year 2002 at Shiroda, Goa.
Age: 12 years Year: 2002 Venue: Shiroda, Goa
Accompanist: Shri. Vishwanath Shirodkar (on Tabla)
Performance at “AAROHI by Pancham Nishad” with Shri. Satyajit Talwalkar on Tabla
Performance at “Warsa by Eternal Beats Pune” with Rohen Bose (Nephew of Pt. Kumar Bose) on Tabla
Performance at “GaanPrabha Music Festival By Hridayesh Arts” with Satyajit Talwalkar on Tabla
Vedic Heritage (USA)
Performance at “Vedic Heritage (USA) Music & Dance Festival” with Aditya Kalyanpur on Tabla
Performance at “Basavraj Rajguru Smruti Samaroha” by Shivanand Pratishthan with Aditya Kalyanpur on Tabla
Performance at “Poornavaad Mahotsav” organised by Parnerkar Maharaj with Pandurang Pawar on Tabla
Sweekar Katti is blessed with a musical family. He began his Sitar training at an early age of 10 from his guru – his father Dr. Sunil Katti who is well renowned Sitar and Santoor Maestro and also a Music Composer. In this concert Sweekar Katti (playing Sitar) is giving a duet performance with his father, Dr. Sunil Katti (playing Santoor).
Duet Performance with Avadhoot Phadke at “Chaitrapaalvi Mahotsav, Chaturang” with Swapnil Bhise on Tabla
Lokmanya Seva Sangh
Duet Performance with Avadhoot Phadke on flute at “Lokmanya Seva Sangh, Vileparle” with Mandar Pilwalkar on Tabla
Disha Gen Next
Duet Performance with Sarang Kulkarni at Aditya Kalyanpur’s “DISHA Gen Next” Dedicated to Tabla Legend Ustad Allarakha
Duet Performance with Sarang kulkarni at “Pt. Prabhakar Chary Sangeet Pratishthan, Kala academy, Goa” with Shekhar Gandhi on Tabla
Duet Performance with Sarang Kulkarni “Sharadchandra Arolkar Smruti Samaroha”
Duet Performance with Vocal Suranjan Khandalkar at “Laxmi Poojan Sangeet Mahotsav”
Fusion Performance for Vaditra Concert at “Gadkari Rangayatan, Thane”
Fusion Concert at “Prithvi Theatre” for Prithvi Festival with Ustad Taufiq Qureshi & Shikharnaad Qureshi
Indian Music Group
Fusion Concert for “Indian Music Group” with Taufiq Qureshi Ji’s Surya the New Sun
Fusion Concert at “Ruparel College” with Varad Kathapurkar on Flute and Sagar Sathe on Keyboard
Fusion Concert at “Samrat Sammelan, Goa” with Pt. Kalinath Mishra & Friends
Bonds of Music
Fusion concert for “Bonds of Music” at Nehru Centre with Sarang kulkarni & Ust.Taufiq Qureshi
Sweekar Katti’s debut album “Sur Anant” by Richa which was released at the 23rd Hridayesh Festival in January 2013. This album ‘Sur Anant’ was created by Richa realtors to ensure that Indian classical music stays alive not only on stage, but more importantly, in hearts.
Recording & Shooting with Pritam for “MTV Unplugged” at ENZY Studio
Recording with Ace Western Composer ‘Sandeep Bhagwati’ from Germany & Shri. Sameer Dublay (Renowned Vocalist & Disciple of Pt. Jitendra Abhisheki Ji)
Jingles for “Taj”
Recording Jingles for ‘Taj’ with Ustad Taufiq Qureshi Ji
Recording for International Album ‘Dhwani Sutras’ at Shivranjani Studio, Pune
Recording for ‘Naina More’ with Vishal Mhatre at Anushka Studio
Recording for Rohhan Patel’s Album ‘Aseem’ at Em Square Studio