Dr. Patri Satish Kumar – Mridangam exponent

On the 7th episode of season 3, ‘Vistāra we speak to much sought after mridangam artist, a fine performer, composer, an inspiring guru and innovator – Guru Patri Satish Kumar

Having enthralled audiences across several countries including India, The Persian Gulf, South-East Asia, Australia, Europe, USA, he also has students who are active performers all over the world. He was conferred an honorary doctorate from the Berkley University, California in 2018. He is the curator of the PATRI DRUM FESTIVAL featuring legendary drummers.

On this episode you will listen to him speak about:

Early days

Tips for playing in the concert

Practice routines

Duties of a teacher