Episode 037 – Manasi Prasad | Carnatic artist & Museum Director of Indian Music Experience

Manasi Prasad is a Carnatic vocalist, Bharatanatyam dancer, and the Museum Director of Indian Music Experience. Listen to her journey from learning classical Indian music at a very young age, fielding a stint in investment banking, to now realising a dream of creating a contemporary space for musical interactions and related arts.

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Find her performing both traditional Carnatic concerts and also contemporary renditions at music halls and intimate settings across India and the rest of the world.

Indian Music Experience is the first-of-its-kind experiential museum dedicated to the diverse expressions of music in India. Between playful learning at the Sound Garden to building your own mini tracks using interactive consoles, you are encouraged to connect with the world of music at a personal level.

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Explore the expansive complex that houses an impressive collection of music instruments, shares stories of cultural significance in the country’s soundscape, and hosts a variety of events across various genres.


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Music by Nordgroove from Fugue

Episode background tunes courtesy of Icons8 and YouTube Audio Library
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One Last Time 
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