His Heritage

Rajendra Teredesai, who represents the very esssence of his Guriu's colossal musical heritage, belongs to the hallowed Beenkaar Maihar Gharana, founded by Acharya Ustad Allauddin Khansaheb, one of the greatest multi-faceted musical geniuses of the 20th century.The Maihar gharana, through the years, has produced, among several others, such musical stalwarts as Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, Annapoorna Devi, Pandit Nikhil Banerjee, Pandit Ravi Shankar and Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia.


His Music

Rajendra Teredesai, closely in the footsteps of his illustrious Guru, has religiously, and with tenacious determination, set upon himself the task of preserving, enriching and perpetuating the grand tradition of woodwind music established by his teacher. Rajendra Teredesai is most definitely a flautist with a distinctive individuality, class and difference.


Awards and Recognition

  • Awarded the SURMANI by the Sur Singar Samsad, Mumbai, in 1993.
  • Awarded the Vidyarthi Sahayak Sangh, Mumbai, Special Artiste's Award in 2005.
  • Awarded the Dev Rishi Prakash Kalaakar Puraskar in 2005.
  • Invited to perform at the prestigious VI WORLD FLUTES FESTIVAL, to be held in Argentina, in 2014.
  • A regular performer at major events of organisations like ISKCON and other movements and associations connected with the worship and propagation of the teachings of Lord Shri Krishna .

International Collaboration

Rajendra Teredesai, during the last several years, has collaborated with many fine international musicians and highly gifted music composers from across several continents, resulting in many path breaking and landmark music albums in meditation, relaxation,new age and world music.

Rajendra Teredesai playing flute