V.U.M.Ayshwarya, 8 year old Carnatic music prodigy
V.U.M.Ayshwarya, 8 years, is an emerging talent in carnatic music. She is a III Standard student at Modern Senior Secondary School , Nangnallur, Chennai- 600 061. She has been showing keen interest in Carnatic Music from early childhood itself.. She has participated in many competitions in Carnatic Vocal from her LKG and have won 15 Medals and 15 Prize Cups (the latest being I Prize from Kalaimamani Shri. P.Unnikrishnan for competition conducted by Mahathy Music Academy ) .
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Interview with Ms.
Swarnima, a budding Hindustani Sangeeth Vocalist
by Ms.Madhu Sen
Ms Swarnima started her basic training with Pandit Vasudev Rao Deshpande of Agra Gharana in Dehradun, followed later by learning under Vidushi Smt Shubha Mudgal for a couple of years. She have also been the student of Pt Batuknath Diwan ji of Agra Gharana, who is acknowledged for his collection of rare thumris and semi classical forms of music. For the past six years, She is learning the nuances of classical music in the Rampur Morabadbad style, under the guidance of the great Sarangi maestro Ustad Sabri Khan, who is an institution in himself and excels in the Gharana, which is also known as the Saini Gharana.
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Raghavasimhan Sankaranarayanan : Budding Violinist
A budding violin artist, receiving professional and intense violin training in Indian Classical music for the past 6 years. Started training under the able guidance of Sangeetha Rathnam Sri.T.S.Rajagopala Iyer (Father of famous violin Duo Sri Ganesh & Sri Kumaresh) and presently being trained under the good hands of Sangeeta Kala Nipuna, Kalaimaamani - Ms. A.Kanyakumari.
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Arundhathi Krishnan : Budding Carnatic music vocalist
Arundhathi Krishnan has been learning Carnatic vocal music from the age of 7 and gave her first public performance at the Rama Navami celebrations at the Fort High School Bangalore when she was 13.
She had been learning with many gurus. For the last 8 years she has been learning from her aunt Smt. Soundaram Krishnan at Chennai. She is also undergoing training in Pallavi singing from Sangeetha Acharya Prof. T R Subramaniam. She has also learnt a number of rare krithis that had been composed by Mysore Vasudevacharya from his grandson Prof. Rajaram, the former Director of Kalakshetra, Chennai. She has also trained in Hindustani music with Smt. Bharathi Balakrishnan. Click here for more