Dr vageesh has been performing for over four decades now under the auspices of a number of reputed music organizations all over the country and abroad. He is connected with a number of reputed music and cultural bodies like Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Center for Cultural Resources and Training New Delhi. He has been acting as External Examiner for many universities . Three times winner of Akashwani annual awards for best musical productions. 1)"NAVARAS" 2)"NISHABD" 3)"TANHO AGNI PRACHODAYATH" Dr vageesh is a meritorious composer and has many varnams, kritis and tillanas to his credit.
He has conducted a number of AKHANDA GANA YAGNAMS.. ie 24 hrs non stop musical homage to Sadguru Thyagaraja culminating with the group rendering of the Pancha Ratna Kritis of Thyagaraja besides presenting a number of thematic musical programmes on Purandara dasa, Narayana theertha, musical trinity,tamil music composers etc.
Vageesh has performed in prestigious programmes like Akashwani sangeeth sammelan , National programme Of Music over All India Radio and Doordarshan, Sangeeth Natak Akademi Music Festival, Jugalbandi concert at I C C R, Chembai Music festival at Guruvayoor, Thyagaraja Aradhana Music Festival at Thiruvaiyaru, The prestigious Sankat Mochan Hanumaan Music Festival Varanasi, Narayanatheertha Aradhana festival at Thiruppunduruthi, 'Nada Neerajanam' at Thirupathi besides performing for many well known music organizations all over the country.
Vageesh visited France under the govt of India cultural Exchange Programme and gave concerts. He has been regularly giving inter active Lec-Dem programmes for select audience on various aspects of music like- 'Music Appreciation', An Introduction to Karnatic Music, 'Salient Features of Karnatic Music etc.
Vageesh's performances are marked by deep classical values, exactitude of Shruthi, rich improvisation coupled with appealing devotional fervor, and scholarship of high order.
Prizes Honours Awards
- Pt Puttaraja Gavai Life time achievement award by Puttaraja Gavai Pratishtan, Dharwad. ( March 2020).
- 'Sangeetha Kala Praveena' award by charubala Trust Chennai awarded by Violin maestro Vid. M Chandrashekharan ( Nov 2019).
- 'Purandara Puraskara' - awarded by TTD (Tirumala Tirupathi Devastanam) On 4th Feb 2019, The Aradhana day of Guru Purandara Dasa.
- 'Sangeetha Vidyanidhi' Title awarded by Jagadguru Sri Shivaratrishwara Sangeetha Sabha, Mysore in the 25 th Music conference held in
- 'Gana Kala Bhooshana' by Karnataka Gana Kala parishat at the annual music conference, Bangalore in 2016.
- 'SYAMA SASTRI SANGEETA RATNA' by Syama Sastri National Music Festival Committee, Kanchipuram,( 21 Apr 2015)
- 'SUNADA SRI' by Kurudi Venkannachar trust, Bangalore (31 Jan 2015)
- 'SANGEETA SEVA RATNA by HAYAGRIVA and LOK KALA MANCH , New Delhi (17th Jan 2015)
- Maharajapuram Santhanam Award 2014 carrieng a cash award of one lakh and a Gold Medal presented by Sangeetha kala nidhi Trissur Ramachandran at Chennai on 20th sept 2014.
- ARSHA KALA BHOOSHANA by HH Sri Dayananda Saraswathi Swamiji at Coimbattore ( 14 th Nov 2013)
- NADA VIDYA BHOOPATHI By Nadadweepam Trust, Thiruchirapalli (28th Jul 2013')
- ARYABHATA INTERNATIONAL AWRD Bangalore (28th Apr 2013')
- SANGEETHA SAMBHRAMA PURASKARA by SANGEETHA SAMBHRAMA ,Bangalore( 13th Jan 2013')
- SANGEETA KOVIDA by Gayatri FineArts , New Delhi(14th Jul 2012')
- SANGEETA BHOOSHANA by SriRanjani Sangeet Sabha, Mumbai(19 th Feb 2012')
- KALA DEEPTHI by Thyagaraja Sangeetha Sabha. 24 th anniversary, Mysore(Jan 2011)
- SANGEETHA SARASWATHI by Bhakthi Bharathi Pratishtan , Bangalore(6 Feb 2011')
- KARNATAKA SANGEETA GANA KALANIDHI by Veereshwar Punyashram, Dr Puttaraja Gavai Memorial Festival, Gadag, N.Karnataka
(19 th June 11')
- NADA SEVAKA By Nadabrahmam, Chennai,(10 th Apr 2010', function held at Delhi)
- RASIKAPRIYA PURASKARAM by Rasikapriya, New Delhi(16 th Aug 09)
- GAYAKA RATHNA by Sangeetha Samajam, Madurai & KRJ Music School, Delhi
- GANDHARVA VAMSHA NIDHI by Vamshi Akademi, Bangalore(10 Nov 2008)
- GAYAKA KALANIDHI by Srirangam Srimad Andavan Swamigal, HH sri Rangaramanuja Maha Deshikan (22nd March 2007)
- SANGEETHA SHASTRA PRAVEENA by HH Sri Poundarika Puram Andavan, SriSri Gopala Maha Deshikan 2006
- PRANAVA SRI Bangalore (2003)
- HEMMIGE RATHNA by sri Hemmige srivaishnava Sabha, Bangalore(21 St Feb 2001)
- KARNATAKA KALA SHRI Awarded by the Govt of Karnataka (23 rd March 2001)
- KANCHI KAMA KOTI PEETHAM ASTHANA VIDWAN...Award, Kanchipuram(20 Dec 2000)
- 'GANA KALA THILAKA' by Karnatic Music Society , Goa, in their 10 th year Festival (22 jan 95')
- 'NADA BRAHMA KALA RATNAM' by Nada Brahma Vidyalayam, New Delhi in 1987
- Best Musician Award- by the Music Academi, Chennai.
- Maharajpuram Vishwanatha Iyyer memorial award as Best Vocalist.
- First Prize for pallavi rendering.. awarded by the Music Academi Chennai .
- First prize in the State level Inter university Music competition- Best youth artiste award .
- Tamboora prizes awarded by Bangalore gayana samaj and Karnataka Ganakala Parishat for Pallavi Singing (first prize winner).