"Ratna" - ingenious MusicComposer, Music Producer, Music Arranger (Music Programmer), Song writer (Music) and a Mixing Engineer.
She is an AVID CERTIFIED PROTOOLS USER,(certificate course in Audio Engineering) Sangeet Visharad in North Indian Hindustani Classical Music (Vocal), Prarambhika for “Harmonium”, Diploma in performing arts in classical vocal music from M.S. University and Masters in Psychology. Also a self taught musician, she has widened her horizon to playing yamaha PSRI425 synthesizer and acoustic guitar.
- Song productions and Demo records for Writers, poets, songwriters, singers, Rappers
- Electronic Music productions for Rappers and Hip-hop artists
- Club Remixes for DJ’s
- Instrumental Solo tracks for Musicians
- Licenced music and sound for video, television, animations, commercials, radiospot, jingles, audio logo, trailer/teaser, corporate films, documentaries, selfexplainer videos, game theme and background music
- Original compositions and music directions for songs of any language and genre
- Sound designing for audio books and stories
- Medleys and parodies of multiple songs for Dance Choreographers
- School Anthem, School Song, School Sports Song, Children Songs, Value based Educational theme Songs, Patriotic Songs, Conceptual Songs for themes pertaining to Annual Functions or Celebrations like 26th January, 15th August, Christmas etc for Schools
- Copyright Music for albums or singles for Bands
Kindly check the work showcased in the AUDIO GALLERY.
Ratna strongly believes in leaving behind the “Laurels of Past” keeps treading the path that makes her satisfied truly for living her life for her passion- Music Compositions and Productions.
Following is a glimpse of few awards that she has bagged so far.
She won the SaReGaMa Golden Voice Hunt - Zee TV at Gujarat level and went for the final auditions at Mumbai.
She is an excellent orator. She won the Radio Mirchi’s Hutch Listener’s choice Award in the R.J. Hunt by Radio Mirchi. She received maximum votes-SMS during this contest. In appreciation to this she received opportunities to host events and promotions from esteemed organizations. This is how she began her career as an Anchor.
She is a born composer and Composed her first music in 1994 for the patriotic group song competition by the Bharat Vikas Parishad for the Mukta jeevan school and won the Award for the Best Composer. Consecutively for the next three years, she composed songs for the Samjuba School (Gujarat) and Mukta Jeevan School (Gujarat) to enter the ’Bharat Vikas Parishad Patriotic Song Competition’ and got the award for the Best Compositions and represented them to the national levels.
She has also been to BOOGIE WOOGIE - Sony Television and competed at the women solo free style.
Just at the age of 7 She started taking her vocal classical music lessons from her Guruji Shri Divyang Bhai Thakore, where she completed her Sangeet Visharad just at the very small age of 16. Apart from being a meritorious student in academics with Masters in Psychology, she has been very talented in various co-curricular activities too. Since childhood she has been a leader and she bagged numerous awards in singing, art, creativity and debates. During her high school she won the inter school solo singing competition and brought pride to her school. Later during her college too, she won the intercollegiate group singing competition. She joined the Diploma of performing arts in M.S. University – Baroda and completed the five years diploma in just three years side by side as she was pursuing her Graduation in Arts with Majors Psychology.
She also won the intercollegiate personality contests twice. After graduation, she topped in her Post graduation (psychology).
She was fond of writing children poems and began writing at a very young age of 10. Just at the age of 14 she began composing, with a group song for the primary school children, arranged the music needed for the patriotic singing competition for Bharat Vikas Parishad and selected the Vocals after auditioning, made formations, and taught them modulations for fifteen days and represented her first live classical composition on stage, for which she received the first award and took the children to the next level to compete further. This is how her journey in to compositions began. Looking at her qualifications and talents at a very young age, she was invited the very next year to judge the competition for Bharat Vikas Parishad.
She has composed a lot and she is in to productions of all of them now after completing certificate course in audio engineering with the industry standard DAW - Protools from CPML,Pune.
She has worked as a freelancer for various schools in Ahmedabad(Gujarat) for music projects, trained children for the group song competitions, and taken them to national levels too. She has been a judge for various singing competitions in Ahmedabad too. She has worked as a full time music teacher too. After she won the award from Radio Mirchi for the Hutch best listeners choice RJ ( bagged maximum votes), the press release of which is covered in Times of India, she lived successful career as an anchor also being active in her music endeavours. Her passion of keeping her interests alive, diverted in to the direction, carved a beautiful successful career span of her anchoring. Meanwhile she also did various Marvadi ladies sangeet, composed various marvadi songs and arranged them in the orchestra.
After she shifted to Pune, She worked for Amanora School as a part time music teacher, where she composed many children songs. Here she also composed a song “vriksha ropan karya mahan“ for the World Environment Day and represented the school and was appreciated for her efforts. The press clip appeared in the newspaper too. She even trained children in vocal classical music and recorded a few of her own children song compositions.
The moment when she happened to do one of her demo music recorded for her composition, she was introduced to this magical world of DAW and she got interested in to it. That’s where; she figured out her passion for compositions and music productions. Taking her interest in compositions to a next level, she plunged in to music productions, took up her training in Certificate course in sound engineering from CPML-Pune and became an AVID CERTIFIED PROTOOLS USER.
She extended her knowledge of Music by learning Theories of Western Music, Score Writing and now also mixing-mastering from internationally proclaimed Mixing Engineers - Dave Darlington and Brian Lee White.
She has a home recording studio set up, which is more than professional as far as the music production requirements are concerned. Protools as a DAW (software) and Genelec as her studio monitors, Epiphone AJ100CE acoustic guitar, yamaha PSRI425 as her midi gear, and waves mercurybundle and many other signature plugins as her Mixing tools.
You can listen to her music compositions on MUSIC page.
HER WORK IN ANCHORING
She has hosted several corporate events for Multinational Companies like Intel, Microsoft, Cavin Kare, Pepsi, Idea, Tata, Piaggio, USV Pharma, Hewlett Packard, Reliance Communications, Relaxo Pvt. Ltd, Quick Heal, Planmann, Ahmedabad Mirror, IIPM, Orissa Socio Cultural Association, CONCOR ltd (container corporation of india ltd), Gujarat Tourism, The Seagram co. ltd, Petronas, Emphasis, Chevrolet, Titan (a tata group company), KOTRA (Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency) and the list is long.
She has hosted Bollywood Celebrity shows like Parthiv Gohil, Shreya Ghoshal and Euphoria.
Kindly check the PRESS RELEASE page for her press coverage.
And she says “The never ending Journey has just begun”!!!