Rajashekhar Chintalapalli

Carnatic Classical Music( Vocalist)
Male, 41 Years|Bangalore - 560090, India

Member since: Sep 04, 2014

Last active on: May 29, 2015 at 12:55 PM (EST)

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About Rajashekhar Chintalapalli

An Engineer by profession in aerospace industry, Rajashekhar has a unique Sangeetha Baani which has all round facets of Karantaka Shastreeya Sangeetha with a balanced mix of Hindustani classical music. The Hindustani influence is because of his father Chintalapalli R Chandrasekhar, who himself was a connoisseur of both forms of Indian classical music. Rajashekhar is planning to do a PHD in Music and has been teaching students in and around Bangalore. He started Chintalapalli Ramachandra Rao Sangeetha Academy, a music school in the name of his grandfather. Through this, he is also organizing lot of music concerts and providing opportunities to seasoned and young performers to perform and inspire music lovers at times when Indian classical music is being overshadowed by Western Music.
1. Completed both Junior and Senior Music examinations conducted by Government of Karnataka with distinction.
2. Has rendered music concerts with seasoned accompliments at various sabhas in and around Bangalore and Karnataka viz., Ramaseva Mandali Chamrajpet, Kalasourabha Trust Malleshwaram, Chintalapalli Parampara Trust Malleshwaram, Mysore Vasudevachar Sangeetha Sabha Sanjaynagar, Seshagiri Kamat Music Trust Basavangudi , Raja Rajeshwari nagar Sangeetha sabha etc.
3. Rendered many concerts abroad at various locations viz
• Bharatheeya Sangeetha Sangham, Montreal, Canada
• Sri Venkateshwara Devasthanam, Pittsburgh, USA
• South Indian Association (SIA), Derby, United Kingdom
4. Has also rendered concerts at rural areas of Karnataka viz., Anjaneya seva samithi Hunsenahalli Gowribidanur taluk, and Department of Kannada and culture sponsored concerts across Karnataka state.
5. Was awarded government scholarship by Department of Kannada and culture at a very young age having cleared various levels of examinations conducted at Raveendra Kalakshethra Bangalore
6. Has also won many prizes in Kacheri (Concert) competions held by prestigious organizations like Bangalore Gayana samaja, Pavanaja Education trust etc
7. Also performed Department of Kannada and Culture sponsored concerts like “Udyanavanadalli Udayaraaga”, an initiative to promote music across the state of Karnataka.
8. Under the guidance and direction of my father Late Chintalapalli R Chandrashekhar, Rajashekhar contributed to Vachana Sahitya project, done by MSIL, Government of Karnataka with melodious tunes and Laya Samyojane for compositions of greats like Jagajyothi Basavanna, Akkamahadevi etc.
9. Currently, teaching Karnatic classical music classes at Perfect Institute of Fine Arts (PIFA), an organization promoting Indian arts and culture.

Teaching Preferences

Online Teaching

One-on-One at $0-10 per hour

Group Teaching at $0-10 per hour

In Person Teaching

One-on-One at $0-10 per hour

Group Teaching at $0-10 per hour

Offers free trial classes

Teaches following Subjects/Exams
Carnatic Classical Music (Vocal) (Others)
Language of Instruction: English, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu
Basics, higher level
Teaching Experience

Classical Music Teacher

Self, Karnataka, India

Mar 2004 - Present

Carnatic Classical Music

Professional Experience
Classical Music Teacher
Perfect Institute of Fine Arts, Karnataka, India
Jun 2014 - Present
online carnatic classical music teacher on skype
self, Karnataka, India
Feb 2011 - Present

B.E in Mechanical Engineering, MS (Gasturbines)


May 1997 - May 2001

Professional Exams & Certifications

Carnatic Classical (vocal) - Senior

State Board, Karnataka, India

Year Of Passing: 1994

Passes with distinction

Carnatic Classical (vocal) - Junior

State Board, Karnataka, India

Year Of Passing: 1990

Passed with distinction

Associations & Membership
Chintalapalli Ramachandra Rao Sangeeth Academy
Karnataka, India
Apr 2014 - Present

Started this music school in the name of my grandfather late. Chintalapalli Ramachandra Rao, Mysore Asthan Vidwan and renowned carnatic classical (vocalist) in the field of music.
This school is aiming at providing platform for deserving music lovers and is helping them have the best learning experience.

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