Snti Mishra’s PROFILE
Classically trained Sniti Mishra burst on the national music scene through Zee SaReGaMaPa Singing Superstar 2010. Audiences and judges alike were wowed by her haunting voice and her unique renditions of a wide variety of songs – from Classical, Sufi and old Hindi film numbers to the new up tempo songs.
Sniti received her Hindustani Classical music training from Guru Shri Raghunath Sahoo , a disciple of Dr. Damodar Hota of Gwalior gharana. Maintaining her balance between the academics and professional music. After her schooling Sniti pursued her MBA( FC )/ (Finance & Control) from the institute of Management & Information Science(IMIS), Bhubaneswar , graduating in 2012.
Adored by discipline of Finance & control in academics on one side & fineness of Ragas on the other, the voice of this young Star in the making got nurtured in the strictest discipline of Riyaz & dedication where there was no end line of excellence and music soared like a cool breeze in the early hours of prayer. Sniti pursued her Visharad in Hindustani Classical music from Gandharv Mahavidyalaya Mandal, Mumbai.
The destiny had scripted an enriching journey for Sniti in the SRGMP journey. Creating milestones one after the other in the programme, Sniti got the affection & mentoring of Daler Mehndi (Paa Ji), Composers Sajid- Wajid & Vishal- Shekhar. Every mentor had his own appreciation for Sniti and her singular style which had the remarkable duplex of Hindustani classical and the beats of the west.
Sniti climbed the ladder of SRGMP with her millions of fans supporting her to finally bag the award of “ Most Remarkable Voice of the series in the Grand Finale’ extravaganza of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa (SRGMP) Stalwart and legend Oscar winner A.R. Rehman after listening to Sniti Live ; ‘This melodious voice is different and they never heard a “voice and style” as “original” as Sniti’s in a very long time.
In the bouquet of her admiration umpteen flowers from millions of her fans across the country and abroad & super Composers & Directors viz: Mahesh Bhatt, Vishal Bhardwaj,Sanjay Leela Bhansali add fragrance to the style and music of Sniti Mishra. Commentators and guests on TV liked the quality of her voice to those of Janis Joplin and Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
Sniti Received the award “Most Remarkable voice of the series” in Zee srgmp 2010 from Alka Yagnik and Jatin-Lalit.
SNITI MISHRA – CLASSICALLY UNPLUGGED:
The “SNITI MISHRA – Classically Unplugged” concert is already mesmerizing audiences worldwide, with its 1st time ever presented, unique ‘audio-visual’ presentation, where Sniti and her young semi-Acoustic band recreate unplugged versions of some of the biggest Classical-based Bollywood and non-film hits, and give them their very own ‘simply-fresh’ flavour, while maintaining the essence of the originals.
Through her unique concerts, Sniti has continued to use her classical training to popularize traditional music as well as to innovate musically. Will see the musicians doing some interesting improvised Solos as also some intense jugalbandis, both between themselves and with Sniti, all this while maintaining the pure essence of the songs.
Her Classical fusion single Hori Hori has recently released on the eve of HOLI 2016. This classical Bandish is written/composed by Padmashree Pt.Balwant Rai Bhatt widely known as Bhawrang. It has recorded in Yashraj studio in a contemporary Fusion classical manner. Many good musicians like Ravi Iyer, Gino Banks, Sheldon Dsilva , Humtoo Dey have played in this song which is beautifully mixed By Shantanu Hudliker.
Sniti has recently made her debut in Tamil movie industry(Kollywood). She sang for the film “Maveeran Kittu” composed by D Imman released on 2nd December 2016 world wide.
Kashmiri Sufi Song “Peer Myanyo”-2016 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-HttjLOdpuM
Album- Classical Unwind-Naina More Taras Gaye:
UK Tour 2016;
Palm Expo 2016 @ Mumbai
With Luiz Banks @ Palm Expo 2016
Kashmiri sufi “khodaya”(2017)
Sniti has worked with many acclaimed artists like Luiz Banks, Shivamani and many more. She was performing with The FUSION maestros Louiz Banks & Sivamani with their concept band FUSION ENCOUNTER. She is also performed with the legendary International fusion band MYNTA and Grammy Award winning Indian percussionist Vidwan Vikku Vinayakram on their India tour.
Performed with Vikku Vinayakram at Nagpur:
With The Indo-Swedish World Fusion Band Mynta ;-
Performance with Vishal-Shekhar In XIMB, Expresion-2015 Bhubaneswar in November 2015.
Unplugged Cover : Abhi mujh me kahin”
Sniti Mishra Tour to Oslo, Norway- 2015:
Bolliwood Festival 2015- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_wc27T_9nI
Sniti Mishra in Bolliwood Festival-2015, Oslo, Norway. Awarded as “Rising singer”. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_PXhMqEqQE
Sniti Mishra’s US Tour 2013 :
She has completed her US Tour in 2013 where she visited most of the places of continental US and amazed her audience with her unique voice and soulful songs. She started her journey from Chicago and covered Atlanta GA, Phoenix, AZ, Seattle, WA, Fremont, CA, MD, Dallas, TX, Lansing, MI, NJ and ended her journey in Madison, WI. She was invited as a jury member of prestigious IACA Beauty Pageant., Atlanta GA. She was also ONE of the Jury members of Chicago Indian Icon singing context which is aired on ONE of the popular channel of Asia.
Sniti was invited as the chief guest/Co-grand marshal of 21st Annual Festival of India in Fremont, California along with the eminent Bollywood actor Jimmy Shergil..
She did a series of concerts in Chicago, Seattle, LA, Dallas and Madison to raise funds for victims of Uttarakhand. In the Benefit Evening organized by the Jain Centre of Southern California (JCSC, LA) on Aug. 9th, 2013 she helped raising over $85k, which went to the welfare of the survivors of the flood in Hardwar.
On September 13th, 2013, she was chosen as a Good Will Ambassador for a global charity “Combat Blindness International”.
Live concerts –
FUSION ENCOUNTER – with legends Louiz Banks & Sivamani !
Siva Mani & Luiz Banks had collaborated with this finest young, new, talented Indian Classical singer. Together the trio not only creates a hi-energy Musical Encounter between Jazz, Indian Classical & World Rhythms, but occasionally surprise the audiences with their own World Fusion interpretations of popular Sufi/Indian Classical based film/non-film songs, with the typical Siva-Luiz touch flowered by Sniti’s unique raw Vocal texture. Here is a Live Act that totally fresh, has a raw appeal and most importantly features legends that truly make it a deadly.
Performed in Nagpur Mahossav with the Word Fusion band Mynta and Grammy award winner Shree VikkuVinayakaranji in 2013.
Classically Unplugged in Katthmandu ,2012 — NEPAL
DALLAS SMITH-LOUIZ BANKS concert at Blue Frog feat. Classical Fusion FUSION FIRE – with legends Louiz Banks & Dallas Smith Reunion Concert in BLUE FROG! Mumbai, 2012.
Concert in San Francisco, Bay aria — California, 2013:
Live in concert with Sniti Mishra — Seattle Show reel:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gZmOvy-LfJE
Sniti Mishra sings at Georgia IACA- Beauty Pageant on July 13, 2013, Georgia: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gCNA0oPbmSw
IDF USA Presents Sniti Mishra live concert for Uttarakhand Rilief, 09-07-2013 – Chicago
30th Jan, 2014(Thursday): with V-Ravi and Dallas Smith in Guitar Fusion Festival at High Street Phoenix (Lower Parel),Mumbai.
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