Gopal Singh Rathore

Mr. Gopal Singh Rathore

Director & Advisor

A Pioneer and Pillar of “Rathore Gharana” of Jaipur , Gopal Singh Jee is a Renowned Ghazal and Bhajan singer Learn More



Dr. Pooja Rathore​

Dr. Pooja Rathore

Founder & Managing Director

Dr. Pooja Rathore is a Celebrity Singer of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, Voice of Rajasthan & Waar Parivaar fame……… Learn More



Mr. Mahi Rathore

Co-Founder & Director


Mahi Rathore is a well acclaimed Singer cum Music Composer who has made a mark in Television as well in Movie/Film Industry. Learn More


Nikky Rathore

Mrs. Nikky Rathore​

Social Media Manager & Co-ordinator


Nikky is a Graphic Designer and an excellent content writer. She manages all social media posts and pages for Woodnote Production


Mrs. Sarita Rana

CO-ORDINATOR OF DELHI

She is an excellent singer who is full of enthusiasm and hardworking. She has a spark to achieve something in her carrier she is MA in Vocal music from University of Rajasthan.

Mr. Manveer Singh

OPERATIONS HEAD/RECORDIST/SINGER

Started with playing guitar, Manveer later decided to turn his hobby into his passion by enrolling in Music production and Sound Engineering. That’s how he started off his music career with WP

Mrs. Jaspreet Kaur

CO-ORDINATOR

Jaspreet is an energetic & enthusiastic person who co-ordinates all concerts, recordings, learning and education related quarries. She is an integral part of all projects.

Ms. Shivangi Sharma

HEAD IT CELL AND CO-ORDINATOR

Working with Woodnote production to Shivangi is meeting her passion along with her profession. She love music and have learnt it from her guru Dr.Pooja Rathore, Founder.

Mr. Gopal Singh Rathore

Director and Advisor

A Pioneer and Pillar of “Rathore Gharana” of Jaipur , Gopal Singh Jee is a Renowned Ghazal and Bhajan singer often popularly called as “Bhajan Samrat”of Rajasthan.
With more than 50 years of Classical Singing experience his vocal chords create magic for the audience.
He is an excellent Tabla Player , having learnt Tabla from his Guru Ustaad Hidayat Khan Ji.

With the blessings of God, Shri Gopal Singh Rathore inherited the divine gift of music from his parents.
His father Late Shri Hanuman Singh Rathore was a renowned and experienced music teacher who was an eminent personality in the field of music in Rajasthan and was well-respected all across India.
His mother Shrimati Shanti Devi was also a reputed singer. Owing to these familial values, Shri Gopal Singh Rathore developed a deep interest in music. Since childhood he has been actively participating in music events and has won laurels in many school and college level music competitions. He received his training in music from various respectable teachers as well as from his own father. Along with his passion for music, he also harbored the dream of selflessly serving the country as a CID police officer. He first joined the crime branch of the police department and from 1976 till the present time, he has been serving the police department and the country.
He kept alive his passion for music and gave training in music to all three of his children and ultimately served as an inspiration for his children to establish Woodnote Production.

His achievements in the field of music are as follows:

  • In 1975, for the first time he got the opportunity to perform his singing on Aakashvani on the Yuva Vani programme which was well received by audiences.
  • On September 7, 1980 in an event organized by the Amateur Artists Association Jaipur,
    Rajasthan, Sangeet Natak Academy, he was awarded the first position in singing.
  • In 1991, he was the secretary in All India Radio Swar Parikshan and was also the approved
    artist.
  • He recorded a song for the programme  Aao Desh Bulaave organized by Aakashvani on August 18, 1991 which was well-received all over Rajasthan.
  • In numerous religious gatherings in Jaipur, his performance of bhajans in musical programmes has been much applauded and admired.
  • Some of these religious gatherings included Swami Charandas Samaroh, Govind Devji Faagotsav, Shiv Ratri Programme in Gentaur ki Chhatri and Punya Smriti to name a few.
  • For his special contribution to the field of music, he was awarded by the then minister of state Shri Bhanvar Lal Sharma.
  • He was appointed as a music director (composer) on April 17, 1995 by Aakashvani.
  • He gave many hit music albums including the major hits Govind Aradhna, Taarkeshwar Aradhna and Balaji Amritvani.
  • On February 7, 1997 Akaashvani Jaipur presented him B high gade in the field of music composition and singing.
  • On September 4, 1998 in a special episode of Zee TV Close Up Antaakshari meant for exhibiting the musical talent of police officers, he represented the Rajasthan police team and bagged the first position with the help of his teammates by defeating the police departments of all other states in India.
  • In 2008 his family was selected among the 12 families of India who are known as musical gharanas. He was featured on the show War Parivaar that was telecast on Sony TV channel. Accompanied by his daughter Dr. Pooja Rathore and his son Mahi Rathore, he gave a captivating and brilliant performance..

Being profoundly dedicated to the field of music, this Musical Gharana is an inspiration for music lovers.

Dr. Pooja Rathore

Founder and Managing Director

Dr. Pooja Rathore is a Celebrity Singer of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, Voice of Rajasthan and Waar Parivaar fame.
She is Doctorate in Music and a renowned singer of Rajasthan.
Her versatility of singing ranges from Classical to Light Music.
Her Bollywood Songs , Ghazals as well as Bhajans are highly appreciated among the audiences.
Her mellifluous and mesmerizing voice has won her numerous awards on Television as well as in various singing competitions across India.
Pooja Rathore is highly sought after and applauded for her singing performances in Major Events , Musical Nights for Bollywood Songs and Ghazals.
With the blessings of the almighty, she has inherited the divine gift of music from her parents.
Since her father Mr. Gopal Singh Rathore is a reputed music composer and singer at Aakashvani and a well-renowned artist in Rajasthan, she received her training in music from him at the tender age of four.
Her first music performance was in 1984 at the young age of five in Sur Sangam music competition held at Ravindra Manch.
She has got the several golden opportunities to perform along with musical stalwarts like music composer Shri Jaidev ji and Shri Ravi ji.
She has also performed along with famous Bollywood and Ghazal singer Pinaz Masani, Shrimati Chhaya Ganguly to name a few.
With the encouragement of these musical legends, she was inspired to pursue her passion in music.
She continued pursuing her training in music under the guidance of her father and teachers.
She gradually moved forward in the field of music and in partnership with her brother Mahipal Singh Rathore (Mahi), she established the registered musical firm Woodnote Production in June 2017.
This firm had been established for providing musical services to people interested in the field of music.
She is consistently moving forward in pursuing her goals with relentless determination and hard work owing to the blessings of her parents, teachers and the Almighty.

EDUCATION

  • 2007 → Ph.D. in Music (Vocal) under the guidance of Mrs. Surekha Sinha, Department of Music, University of Rajasthan Topic of Research _ “Saint Dadu Dayal Ki Bhakti Parampara Ka Saangetic Vishleshna, Rajasthan Ke Sandarbh Mein”
  • 2002 → “NIPURN” equivalent to post Graduation in Music Vocal, Rajasthan School of Arts, Jaipur.
  • 2001→ Post Graduation in Music Vocal, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur
  • 2000→ “Visharad” equivalent to (B.A.) in Music Vocal, Rajasthan School of Arts.
  • 1999 → Bachelor of Arts (Music Vocal, Sociology and Hindi Lit.) from Maharani’s College, Jaipur.
  • 1996 → SeniorHigher Secondary (Music Vocal, Hindi Lit. and Political Science) from Rajasthan Board, Ajmer
  • 1994 → HigherSecondary from Rajasthan Board, Ajmer

ACHEIVEMENTS

  • 2008 → Participated in “Waar Pariwaar singing competition of Sony Entertainment Channel. The main objective of this programme was to find out the ‘Best Musical Gharana’, and has reached out to Top 12 families of India.
  • 2007→ Winner of the “Voice of Rajasthan” competition where Thirty Five Thousand People had participated from all around the world.
  • 2003→ First prize in Zee T.V.’s “Sa Re Ga Ma Pa” Programme that took place in the year 2003.
  • 1999 → Bagged the second position in Singing at the“International Ghumer Festival” organized by Rajasthan University, Jaipur.
  • 1999 →Won a Gold Medal named as “Shree Mati Maya Israni” for best artist in singing award in Maharani College, Jaipur, Rajasthan for 3 years consecutively.
  • 1999 → Bagged Gold Medal and the title “Surnoor” in “All India Music Competition” Conducted by Darshak Sansthan, Jaipur. DarshakSansthan is an organization of PanditVishav Mohan Bhatt who is also a winner of Grami Award. 
  • 1997 → Second prize in Zee T.V. “Sa Re Ga Ma Pa” programme.
  • 1994 → Won first prize in Rajasthan Inter School Singing Competition” conducted by Mr. Bharav Singh Shekhawat, Chief Minister of Rajasthan, on the ‘world population day.
  • 1991 to 1999 → Winner of first prize in All India Singing Competition of Darshak Sansthan, Jaipur.
  • 1985 → Second prize in “Sur Sangam” All India Singing Competition.

Several other Inter School & Inter College awards also add to the achievements.

Mr. Mahi Rathore

Co-Founder and Director

Mahi Rathore is a well acclaimed Singer cum Music Composer who has made a mark in Television as well in Movie/Film Industry.
Mahi Rathore been on stage as an Indi-pop performer since past 10 years With his band named “ Woodnote” Mahi was born in Jaipur Rajasthan where he started his musical journey at a very young age. 

His passion and love for singing took him from Jaipur to Mumbai where he started with the reality show on Star Plus, The Voice of India Season 2, which is one of the most popular Music reality show on Indian television. He was also a part of Waar Parivar (Based on Musical Gharana) on Sony Entertainment with his father Shri Gopal Singh Rathore and sister Pooja Rathore. Subsequently, following his inevitable and undeniable love for singing he established himself as a young, vibrant, committed and sincere playback singer for Bollywood. He has done playback for movies like Rajasthani Movie Bhavari for which he was awarded as Best Playback Singer by Rajasthani Movie Association.
A groove Rajasthani folk song ( kalyo kud padyo re ) sung by him in paddy fields.
ABOUT PADDY FIELDS ———- Paddy Fields, the first of its kind folk and fusion music festival in India, we hope to delve a little deeper into the origin of this traditional form and explore the purity of its sound. We also want to present it in its modern day context so as to enrapture the music lover as it transforms from traditional to modern through fusion.
Besides his excellent proficiency in Singing due to Classical background, Mahi is a Fine Guitarist.

EDUCATION

  • 2008 – Vocal music training from Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Dha Ni Sa Academy Mumbai (Director Mr. Gajendra Singh) Classical Music from Pandit Mani Prasad Ji & Mr. Gautam Mukhraji.
    Techniques of play back singing from Mr. Jatin Lalit Pandit.
    Urdu Session for words clarity from Mr. Israr Ansari Ji.
  • 2007- NIPUN equivalent to post graduation in Music (Vocal), Rajasthan School of Arts, Jaipur .
  • 2005 – VISHARAD equivalent to (BA) in Music (Vocal), Rajasthan School of Arts, Jaipur.
  • 2005 – BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (B.SC.) with Mathematics, Physics, Statistics as a regular student from Maharaja College, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur.
  • 2002- Senior Higher Secondary from Rajasthan Board Ajmer.
  • 2002- Higher Secondary from Rajasthan Board Ajmer.

ACHEIVEMENTS

  • (2012) Sung a Song “RUH KI PATANG” in Rajasthani film Bhavari.
  • (2008) Participated in VOICE OF INDIA 2 Covered by Star Plus and was amongst Top 18.
  • (2008) Participated in WAAR PARIWAAR reality show covered by Sony Entertainment Television made to final top 12 musical families of India.
  • (2007) Second Prize in Sangam Kala Group “ALL RAJASTHAN SINGING COMPETITION”.
  • (2007) Ist Prize in “ALL INDIA SINGING COMPETITION” from Darshak Sansthan, Jaipur.
  • (2006) Semifinalist in VOICE OF RAJASTHAN.
  • (2005) First Prize and receive Title KALA ALL ROUNDER (SENIOR) competition held by 16 th Mahendra Bhatt Smriti Dharshak Sansthan, Jaipur.
  • (2004) First Prize in ALL RAJASTHAN LIGHT MUSIC COMPETITION from Dharshak Sansthan, Jaipur.
  • (2002) Best Singer Award in Maheshwari School, Jaipur.
  • (2001) Best Singer Award in Maheshwari School, Jaipur.
  • (1998) First prize in Jaipur Doosdarshan Programe GA MERE SANG GA.
  • Selected in E TV (Urdu) programme titled Gazal Sara.