Smt. Durga Sharma “A” grade” approved artist by the All India Radio & Doordarshan, is the only woman violinist of musically rich region of Madhya Pradesh & Chattisgarh. She has her roots in a family of reputed musicians of Karnataka. She had her initial training from her mother Smt. Madhuram Krishnan, at a very tender age. She learned ‘Khayal Ang’ of North India under the guidance of renowned vocalist Pt. Ramesh Nadkarni, Dr. Supriya Bose & violinist Pt. Shailendra Janardan. Proficient in traditional vadan style of Khayal Ang, Smt. Durga leaves a deep impression on the audience with her Raaga Aallap, Vistar, Sapat Taan, Raag & Gat purity & subtlety. She had performed in Radio & Doordarshan as well as various occasions of repute and enthralled the learned audiences with her traditional Classical Violin recital. She has also been honoured by “MADHYA PARADESH KALA PARISHAD, BHOPAL”.She has accompanied renowned light & Classical artist of the country with great skill & efficiency. Honoured with many alankarans , Smt. Durga Sharma assesses herself as a mere student of music. At present she is learning the finer points & softness of music from Sh. G. Chitlai of Bangalore. In the year 2014 she was honoured by Chattisgarh State Govt. in prestigious “Chakradhar Samaroh” and National programme of Music Doordarshan. In the year 2017 honoured by “KalaNidhi Samman” by RSP and in the year 2019 honoured by “Saptarang Kala Shri Award 2019”. Performed in “Tansen Samaroh, Gwalior” in the year 2017. Recently performed in Classical Music concert at Banaras and Kumbh, Prayagraj 2019. Also gave her performance in “Susankriti”a classical music evet organized by the Sangeet Natak Akademi,New Delhi.
-Pt. Kumar Gandharv Smriti Sangeet Sammelan, Belgam(Karnataka), 2020.
- Spic Macay M.P.Circuit from 29th January to 2nd February 2019.
-Spic Macay in Hariyana Golden Jubliee Ustav 2017 in 6 cities. Faridabad circuit;- Nuh, Palwal, Mahendragarg, Rewari ,Gurugram & Ballabhgarh.
-National programme of Music( Aakashwani) All India Radio 20th August 2017