Bishan Dass Rikhi Ram Music Festival - Feb 2011
Celebrating the fine arts and crafts of India

Sameer Athreya (born 12 December 1999) is a child prodigy who gave his first public concert at age 7 and won the hearts of music lovers with his amazing display of Hindustani classical music. He sings khayal, thumri, taranas, bhajans, as well as devotional songs(Sanskrit, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati) with the panache of a veteran.

He also plays on harmonium. He has been featured on All India Radio and television channels (including TV 9 and Kasturi channel's Swaramadhurya programme which has been telecast repeatedly). He has received rave reviews in The Hindu, The Asian Age, Deccan Chronicle, Udayavani and Taranga (Kannada) publications.

He excels in complicated ragas and intricate talas For the past two years he has been training under Dr.Sakuntala Narasimhan of Rampur- Sahaswan gharana (style or lineage)..