Artist - Kirpal Singh Panesar

Kirpal Singh Panesar is one of the brightest talents to have emerged in the UK.

He is regarded amongst the leading Tar-Shehnai & Dilruba performers of today.
Kirpal began his learning of Tar Shehnai and Dilruba with Ustad Surjeet Singh (disciple of Pt Ram Narayan) in 1994. He also receives tutelage from Ustad Gurdev Singh Ji (disciple of Ustad Amjad Ali Khan). Kirpal's remarkable musical ability was immediately recognised and by the grace of Satguru Jagjit Singh Ji, he had the great honour of becoming a disciple of the late legend, Ustad Bismillah Khan.

Kirpal has been performing since a young age at venues across the UK such as the Lowry Theatre (Salford), Purcell Room (London) and Curve Theatre (Leicester) & also performed extensively across Europe and India. Kirpal's versatility and soulful playing has lead him to acompany many artists such as Pt Rajan Mishra, Ustad Sukhwinder Singh Pinki & he has had the honor to perform with his late Ustad Ji, Bharat Ratna Ustad Bismillah Khan.

As well as being a talented artist, Kirpal dedicates his time teaching students of all levels and age groups.
Kirpal's skill of improvisation and ability to portray various emotions through his music leaves one captivated.


North Indian Instrumentation


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