Concert to pay tribute to women singers

Islamabad—A concert paying tribute to the legendary women singers and highlight their life time achievements enthralled the audience of twincities comprising women here on Sunday at Lok Virsa. The event was arranged by National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage, Lok Virsa in which the singers presented popular melodies of the Legendary women singers to relive their memory on the occasion of the celebrations of International Women’s Day.
The last programme of the women’day celebrations is the concert with melodious singing of Beenish Pervaiz here on March 14.
“At Lok Virsa we strongly encourage our women singers to balance off the lopsidedness of the male domination of our cultural expressions. Lok Virsa invites Beenish Pervaiz, a young singer committed to acquire formal training of music and pursuing classical singing professionally,” said Fouzia Saeed, Executive Director Lok Virsa while talking to APP.
Beenish Pervaiz is a talented Pakistani singer known for her melodious and soulful voice, and can sing various genres with ease. She nurtured her singing abilities by becoming a student of Ustad Faiz Ahmed Khan (late) of the Gwalior gharana since the early age of 8, and gained intensive vocal training. She has to her merit, won various singing awards, including the prestigious “All Pakistan Music Conference” and “Lahore Arts Council”
Gold medals to name a few. She has also been mentored by Madam Farida Khanum, an experience she truly cherishes. Beenish recently started commercialising her music and now appears regularly on national channels and her tracks have been received extremely well by music composers and the general public.—APP

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