Music Contest 2020



Thank you everyone who participated in the Season-1 of Notes&Sargam Instrumental Music Contest 2020.

Total Entries Received


Citizens from

India, UK, USA, Africa, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Canada

Variety of Instrumentalists

Bansuri, Flute, Trumpet, Saxophone, Violin, Hawaiian Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Harmonium, Harmonica (Mouth Organ).

Age Band

Youngest Participant : 19 years old
Oldest Participant : 63 years old

Following Contestants made it to the Round-2

(Names in alphabetical order)

1Anil Kumar ShrivastavaM/549**8402FluteMaharashtraIndia
2Anil Kumar SrivastavaM/619**1187FluteRajasthanIndia
3Aniruddha GoswamiM/438**1585HarmonicaTamilnaduIndia
4Bhavesh Gajiram ShahareM/349**6736KeyboardMaharashtraIndia
5Borhan Uddin biswashM/40+8801*2926FluteChuadangaBangladesh
6Chandresh MaliM/289**4532KeyboardMeerutIndia
7Chetan Singh RanaM/398**8769HarmonicaHaryanaIndia
8Debabrata DasM/309**5449FluteWest BengalIndia
9Dr Udaya Chand DasM/55+971**7330Hawaiian GuitarDubaiUAE
10Madhur YadavM/299**6150FlutePunjabINDIA
11Mahesh waghdeveM/218**7266HarmonicaMaharashtraIndia
12Manoj BhardwajM/339**1100FluteMaharashtraIndia
13Manuel SebastianM/419**7653GuitarKeralaINDIA
14Milind BhagwatM/56+233**1274MelodicaGr. Accra.Ghana
15Mritunjoy ChatterjeeM/518**0223Hawaiian GuitarDelhiIndia
16Parikshit JagtapM/429**0536FluteMaharashtraIndia
17Pranesh MurlidharanM/596**5080SaxophoneAndhra PradeshIndia
18Ramesh SrinivasanM/639**4446HarmonicaTamil NaduIndia
19Retikesh MaliM/219**8446HarmonicaMaharashtraindia
20Sachin RautM/429**9158FluteMaharashtraIndia
21Shashank SinghM/279**7313FluteDelhiIndia
22Sisir PaulM/607**5556DholWest BengalIndia
23Tarun RaiM/548**9362HarmoniumBiharIndia
24Tanmay ChaudharyM/358**3498HarmonicaMaharashtraIndia
25V Sai PrabhakarM/566**3302Carnatic fluteTamil Naduindia

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Rules for Round-2

(1) Top 25 winners of Round-1, need to send their videos by recording any one of the following songs with Karaoke/Music Track on their instruments.  Contestants have to arrange for the Karaoke/Music Track themselves.

  •  Tu Hi Re (Hariharan, ‘Bombay’)
  • Aye Zindagi Gale Laga Le (Suresh Wadekar, ‘Sadma’)
  • Aja Tujhko Pukare Mere Meet Re (Mohd. Rafi, ‘Geet’)
  • Albela Sajan Ayo Re (Rashid Khan/Shankar Mahadevan, ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’)


(The above list of songs has been chosen after much deliberation by the Judges. These songs are not very difficult yet, challenging enough to test the proficiency of the contestants.)

(2) Contestants need to send recording of Sthayi (Constant) + at least One Antara (Stanza). No limit of duration of play.  So, give your best!

(3) The criteria of judgment will be:

  • Rhythm (Sur, Taal)
  • Creativity
  • Audio/video clarity
  • Overall perfection


(4) Videos must be sent in their original format.  No links will be allowed.

(5) Videos should be sent either by WhatsApp to +91-9013921743 or by Email to

(6) Last date of sending entry: 15th Nov 2020 (23:59 hrs).

(7) Only Top 10 contestants will go into the Final Round after clearing this round.

(8) Videos submitted by the Contestants will become available to Notes & Sargam with no obligations to use them in its website and other digital platform.

(9) Decision of the judges will be final and binding.

About the Associates

A not-for-profit organisation that works for the upliftment of underprivileged has sponsored this event

India's No.1 magazine on Corporate Social Responsibility, has co-sponsored this musical event

A Digital Marketing and Online Events organising set up is associated with this event as Digital Partner.


Management of Notes & Sargam reserves the right to change/alter the dates/time, method, mode of this instrumental musical contest.  Registration fees once paid, shall not be refunded, except for exigent circumstances, decision of which will remain solely with Notes & Sargam Management team. Decision of the Judges about selection of participants at all stages will be final and binding on everybody associated with this contest.

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