My Work

Work Background

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’

Sweekar Katti’s Performances (Complete List)

#Performance/ ConcertLocationYear
1Chaitrapaalvi Sangeetotsav - ChaturangMumbai, MH2015
2Hottal Sangeet FestivalNanded, MH2015
3Fusion Concert - Shastri Hall Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav CelebrationsMumbai, MH2015
4B.R.Deodhar Smruti Samaroha by Deodhar School of Indian MusicMumbai, MH2015
5Warsa Concert by Eternal BeatsPune, MH2015
6Basavraj Rajguru Smruti SamarohaMumbai, MH2015
7Dhwani Sutras - Poona Music SocietyPune, MH2015
8Fusion Concert - Late Dharma Atmaram Patil BarsiKhargarh, MH2015
9Aarohi Festival by Pancham NishadMumbai, MH2014
10Umar saheb Mirajkar Sangeet PratishthaMiraj, MH2014
11Shrirang Pratishthan and Vileparle Music CircleMumbai, MH2014
12Indian Music Group (IMG) - Xavier’s CollegeMumbai, MH2014
13Fusion Concert with Ustad Taufiq Qureshi for Udayan - Nehru CentreMumbai, MH2014
14Shakuntala Samaroha by Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya MandalVashi, MH2014
15Fusion Concert Vaditra - Gadkari RangaytanThane, MH2014
16Laxmi Poojan Sangeet MahotsavPanvel, MH2014
17Presentation of Instruments according to Vaadya Vargikaran - SNDTMumbai, MH2014
18Navaratri UtsavAurangabad, MH2013
19Aalaap FoundationParbhani, MH2013
2043rd Barsi of Ustad Amir Hussain KhanMumbai, MH2013
21Disha - Legends Gen Next Dedicated to Tabla Legend Ustad AllarakhaMumbai, MH2013
22Samraat Sangeet SammelanPonda, GO2013
23Pt. Sharadchandra Arolkar Smriti Samaroha - Khayal TrustMumbai, MH2013
24Prithvi Festival 13’ - Prithvi TheatreMumbai, MH2013
25Pt. Kumar Gandharva Sangeet SammelanBelagavi, KA2013
#Performance/ ConcertLocationYear
26Art CircleBelagavi, KA2013
27Sangeet SadhanaSangli, MH2013
28Convocation Ceremony of Akhil Bharatiya - Gandharva Mahavidyalaya MandalBelagavi, KA2013
29Shantabai Manvatkar Smruti SamarohaParbhani, MH2013
30IIT Mood Indigo’s AAVEG - NCPAMumbai, MH2013
31Yuva Manch - Lokmanya Sewa SanghMumbai, MH2013
32Fusion Concert - Taal sangam at Samraat ClubPanjim, GO2013
33Poornavaad FestivalAhmednagar, MH2012
34Mahatma Gandhi Sewa MandirMumbai, MH2012
35Kusumagraj PratishthanNashik, MH2012
36Gaan-Prabha Music Festival by Hridayesh ArtsMumbai, MH2012
37Pt. Prabhakar Chary Pratishthan-Kala AcademyPanjim, GO2012
38Sharda Utsav - Sharda Sangeet VidyalayaMumbai, MH2012
39Swar Sadhana SamitiMumbai, MH2012
40Youth Festival: Dadar Matunga Cultural CentreMumbai, MH2011
41Suburban Music CircleMumbai, MH2011
42The Holi FestivalLonavala, MH2011
43Maharashtra Sewa SanghMumbai, MH2011
44Swar Uday Kala Rasik MandalThane, MH2011
45Swar Mauli Music CircleMumbai, MH2011
46Shruti Sagar Music Festival - SNDT MaladMumbai, MH2011
47Sangeet Sabha BandraMumbai, MH2010
48Swarankit Music CircleMumbai, MH2010
49Vedic Heritage Indian Classical Music and Dance FestivalNY, USA2010
50Youth Festival: Sangeet Sabha BandraMumbai, MH2009
Judge at Saraf College

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

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’.

Solo Classical Concerts

First Public Concert at Goa

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)

Aarohi

AAROHI

Performance at “AAROHI by Pancham Nishad” with Shri. Satyajit Talwalkar on Tabla

Warsa

Warsa by Eternal Beats

Performance at “Warsa by Eternal Beats Pune” with Rohen Bose (Nephew of Pt. Kumar Bose) on Tabla

GaanPrabha

GaanPrabha

Performance at “GaanPrabha Music Festival By Hridayesh Arts” with Satyajit Talwalkar on Tabla

Vedic Heritage (USA)

Vedic Heritage (USA)

Performance at “Vedic Heritage (USA) Music & Dance Festival” with Aditya Kalyanpur on Tabla

Smruti Samaroha

Basavraj Rajguru Smruti Samaroha

Performance at “Basavraj Rajguru Smruti Samaroha” by Shivanand Pratishthan with Aditya Kalyanpur on Tabla

Poornavaad Mahotsav

Poornavaad Mahotsav

Performance at “Poornavaad Mahotsav” organised by Parnerkar Maharaj with Pandurang Pawar on Tabla

Duet & Group Concerts

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 With Dr.Sunil Katti on Santoor

Chaitrapaalvi Mahotsav

Duet with Avadhoot Phadke @Chaitrapaalvi Mahotsav,chaturang with Swapnil Bhise on Tabla

Duet Performance with Avadhoot Phadke at “Chaitrapaalvi Mahotsav, Chaturang” with Swapnil Bhise on Tabla

Lokmanya Seva Sangh

Duet with Avadhoot Phadke on flute at Lokmanya sewa sangha Vileparle with Mandar Pilwalkar on Tabla

Duet Performance with Avadhoot Phadke on flute at “Lokmanya Seva Sangh, Vileparle” with Mandar Pilwalkar on Tabla

Disha Gen Next

Duet with Sarang Kulkarni at Aditya Kalyanpur's DISHA Gen Next Dedicated to Tabla Legend Ustad Allarakha

Duet Performance with Sarang Kulkarni at Aditya Kalyanpur’s “DISHA Gen Next” Dedicated to Tabla Legend Ustad Allarakha

Kala Academy

Duet with Sarang kulkarni at Pt.Prabhakar chary sangeet pratishthan,Kala academy,Goa with Shekhar Gandhi on Tabla

Duet Performance with Sarang kulkarni at “Pt. Prabhakar Chary Sangeet Pratishthan, Kala academy, Goa” with Shekhar Gandhi on Tabla

Smruti Samaroha

Duet with Sarang Kulkarni 'Sharadchandra arolkar Smruti Samaroha'

Duet Performance with Sarang Kulkarni “Sharadchandra Arolkar Smruti Samaroha”

Sangeet Mahotsav

Duet with Vocal 'Suranjan Khandalkar' at Laxmi poojan Sangeet Mahotsav

Duet Performance with Vocal Suranjan Khandalkar at “Laxmi Poojan Sangeet Mahotsav”

Fusion Concerts

Vaditra Concert

Setup for First Vaditra concert at Gadkari rangayatan,thane

Fusion Performance for Vaditra Concert at “Gadkari Rangayatan, Thane”

Prithvi Festival

Prithvi theatre for Prithvi festival with Ustad Taufiq Qureshi & Shikharnaad qureshi

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 for “Indian Music Group” with Taufiq Qureshi Ji’s Surya the New Sun

Ruparel College

Fusion Concert @ Ruparel College with Varad Kathapurkar on Flute Sagar Sathe on Keyboards

Fusion Concert at “Ruparel College” with Varad Kathapurkar on Flute and Sagar Sathe on Keyboard

Samrat Sammelan

Fusion at Samrat Sammelan,Goa with Pt.Kalinath Mishra & Friends

Fusion Concert at “Samrat Sammelan, Goa” with Pt. Kalinath Mishra & Friends

Bonds of Music

Bonds of Music Fusion concert at Nehru centre with Sarang kulkarni & Ust.Taufiq Qureshi

Fusion concert for “Bonds of Music” at Nehru Centre with Sarang kulkarni & Ust.Taufiq Qureshi

Recordings

Debut Album 'Sur Anant'

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.

MTV Unplugged

Recording & Shooting with for Pritam MTV Unplugged at ENZY Studio

Recording & Shooting with Pritam for “MTV Unplugged” at ENZY Studio

International Album

Recording with Ace Western Composer 'Sandeep Bhagwati' from Germany & Shri. Sameer Dublay (Renowned Vocalist & Disciple of Pt. Jitendra Abhisheki Ji)

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 Ust.Taufiq qureshi ji

Recording Jingles for ‘Taj’ with Ustad Taufiq Qureshi Ji

Dhwani Sutras

Recording International Album'Dhwani Sutras' at Shivranjani Studio,pune

Recording for International Album ‘Dhwani Sutras’ at Shivranjani Studio, Pune

Naina More

Recording for 'Naina More' with Vishal Mhatre at Anushka Studio

Recording for ‘Naina More’ with Vishal Mhatre at Anushka Studio

Aseem

Recording Rohhan Patel's Album 'Aseem' at Em Square Studio

Recording for Rohhan Patel’s Album ‘Aseem’ at Em Square Studio