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No art stirs the emotions so deeply as music. Music is rightly styled the language of emotion. Rasanubhava through music is an experience and has a psychological basis. Music psychology is a field of research with practical relevance for music performance, music composition, music education, music medicine, and music therapy.Research speaks loud and clear that learning must include the whole brain activity to reach an individual's fullest potential. The parts of the brain that academic schools fail to develop are the creative areas that we use for imagination and postulating ideas and for dealing with complexity and ambiguity. Creative abilities eventually lead us to generate new ideas and discoveries, vital qualities that our nation was built on and will continue to need for the next centuries…

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  • Official Individual Associate Member of World Federation of Music Therapy (WFMT), North Carolina, U.S.A Read more

Dr. Geetha R. Bhat was felicitated @JGI, Jain Knowledge Campus, Bengaluru  by Dr. Chenraj Roychand(Founder Chairman of JGI group) as part of the Women Entrepreneurs awards by the Global Workforce Management Forum(GWFM) and JGI -12th April 2019
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Sharing a 'humane' and 'unpretentious' writeup by Sri Ashok Chikkaparappa in the Dec '19 edition of " Gruhashobha" ( kannada edition). 
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 Blessed to have received "Nadajyothi Puraskar-2020" on Feb 9th 2020 at Rama Mandira, Bengaluru. My hearfelt gratitude to the Managing committee of Nadajyothi Sangeetha Sabha Trust
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 A divine blessing to receive "Lalita Kala Suma" Title and Award from Sri Rama Lalita Kala Mandira  (9th Sep 2018) at Bangalore Gayana Samaja, in the presence of His Holiness Sri Sri Sri Yadugiri Yathiraja Narayana Ramanuja Jeeyar, Sri G.V.Krishnaprasad, Guru Vidushi Smt. M.S. Sheela, Dr. Raghu Nanjundaiah and all eminent musicians and senior artists of Karnataka. - . My heartfelt

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The Deccan Herald- 15th Jan 2018
http://www.deccanherald.com/content/653852/music-dance-reviews.html



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 A writeup on Hamsakutira Foundation in spectrum edition of The Deccan Herald on 2nd Jan 2018


http://www.deccanherald.com/content/651199/nurturing-special-talent.html

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 http://www.deccanherald.com/content/641982/cure-through-music.html
11th nov 2017

Eleven-year-old Ankit is diagnosed with autism and showed self-injurious and agitated disruptive behaviour. After six mu

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 http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bengaluru/2017/feb/10/shes-found-ragas-that-heal-1569270.html  She’s found ragas that heal...

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Dr. Geetha R. Bhat was felicitated on  12-2-2017, by the flautist Maestro himself, Sangeetha Kalaratna Vidwan Sri B Shankar Rao, 94 years for Prapancha World of Music during their 32nd Purandaradasa and Tyagaraja Aradhana celebrations.  He was one of those first musicians who did and continues to do immense research in music therapy.. Felicitation done by Smt and Sri B Shankar Rao( flautist

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Dr Geetha R Bhat scintillates the audience with her Mysuru style of veena playing

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 Promising veena player- by Prof. Mysore V Subramanya, May 25, 2015-The Deccan Herald- Music and Art Review

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A very special moment and a divine blessing on 26 nov 2014 to be honoured at Seshadripuram high school by none other than renowned Music and Dance Critic Prof. Mysore V Subramanya. A mentor who has helped me walk at every stage of my music career..
A proud and nostalgic moment to give away the overall shield for best performance to my own school Poorna Prajna High School, Sadashivnagar..


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 A day to cherish forever. A trip with Hamsakutira's students to Malur-Aprameyaswamy , Nadi Nrusimha, Maddur-Ugra Narasimha, Varadaraja swamy, Pattabhi Rama tmpl, Srirangapatna-Ranganatha, Thondanur kere,Thondanur-Nambi Narayana, Krishna, Yoga Narasimha, Ramanujacharya, Melukote-Dhanushkoti, Yoga Nrusimha on hills, Cheluvanarayanaswamy.

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-"MadhuraGeethamrutha” Cd Released on Sept 6th’2013

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Geetha was honored by the 'Tuluverenkulu' organisation under the ageis of Kannada sahitya parishath on 10th nov 2013

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Testimonial

  •  Dear Dr. Geethaji, Thank You so much for your good write-up on music therapy which I read more than once... Congratulations..  Your contribution is very valuable and befitting in our coffee table book publication.  I dont have adequate words to thank you again for all your time and helping me in this venture.
    Shri H.N. Suresh, Director, Bh

    Shri H.N. Suresh, Director, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Bengaluru


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    Dear Geetha ji , Jai Jagannatha, We thank you for your beautiful, musical rendition for lord on the night of Mahashivaratri. The audience was truly mesmerised by your performance , your flair

    Mahayogi Aksharnath- Akshar Yoga


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     Geetha- I’m so happy you’re doing this. We had a garden club for our Special Ed students in class where they planted seeds and grew them collectively and raised enough veggies and herbs for the school salads - we had a small community garden and did trees and veggies later. Nothing strikes closer home than touching the soil and caring for plant

    Ranjani Narasimhan on Project BrAhmi


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    15 Dec 2019-This is Renuka Dave.We met at Cytecare today...
    Its been my experience that one is lucky sometimes to meet interesting people at events such as this mornings....I have decided that when that happens, I must make and strengthen that connect without too m

    Renuka Dave, Cancer survivor (on a music therapy session for cancer patients and survivors)


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     "A quiet confidence coupled with professional,lent a touch of class to her concert..." Music critic Sangeetha Kalaratna professor Mysore V Subramanya


    Sangeethakalaratna Prof.Mysore V Subramanya(Art Critic and Musicologist)


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     In our 65 years of life span we have rarely come across a person like you, where Almighty has blessued U education, patience, perseverance, softness, egoless qualities and let him bless throughout your life.  The programme was excellent.


    Umesh and Sheela-Retired Police Commissioner and Public prosecutor.


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    Dear Geeta, Thank you very much for the beautiful , soothing ,therapeutic veena recital. We all got carried away  to another plane for a while.Your enthusiasm, zest and commitment  are unmatched.  Looking fwd. to a vocal music recital  from you. Rgds, Usha


    Mrs. Usha Prasad, Nightingales Elders' enrichment centre


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     "Geetha,I have no econiums to express my heartfelt thanks and gratitude for the wonderful session yesterday, that reached out to each and everyone of us. It was 'awesome' in today's lingo.The beautiful combination of the theory and practical demos. were so inspiring. I could myself relate better since I have learnt music . And kudos to you for the nob

    -Mrs Usha Prasad, Nightingales Enrichment Centre, Bangalore.....


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    "It was indeed a great lecture and presentation from you today on Music therapy at Deccan International School. Very nice to know about it :) . We at family have been associated with carnatic classical music from very long time and feels great to know more about it . Hope to hear such wonderful presentations from you in future. Please do keep in touch and k

    Parent and a Music Lover


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    "This is a very well written article. What I like most about it is the approach from multiple perspectives, and the accounting for various schools of thought. Psychological well being is absolutely neglected, medically speaking, in India, I feel, because of two important reasons a) stigma - people would rather brush things under the carpet or say "deal

    JayaramUparna Management & Organizations Kellogg School of Management | Northwestern University...


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