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NEWS - Archive February 2009
4th edition of LearnQuest Academy music festival to begin on April 5
28 Feb 2009: LearnQuest Academy of Music, a non-profit institution devoted to providing formal instruction in Indian classical music, is set to hold its fourth annual music conference.

Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha to celebrate Tyagaraja Day
27 Feb 2009: A series of events will be organised as part of Sri Tyagaraja Day Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha on March 1 at Mylapore Fine Arts Club Hall.

Sri D. Subbaramaiah Fine Arts Trust to hold flute concerts
26 Feb 2009: Bangalore-based Sri D. Subbaramaiah Fine Arts Trust (R) is holding a series of flute recitals from February 27 to March 1.

Kalaimamani award for Embar Kannan, Maharajapuram Sreenivasan
25 Feb 2009: Seventy artistes are recipients of the Kalaimamani awards announced by the Tamil Nadu Government on Tuesday.

Cleveland Thyagaraja Aradhana to begin on April 9
24 Feb 2009: The Cleveland Thyagaraja Aradhana is the largest Indian classical music festival in North America. It was first celebrated in 1978 and has now grown to a week-long festival.

Music competition at Cleveland festival
24 Feb 2009: As is done every year, there will be a music competition at the annual Cleveland Thyagraja Aradhana festival. It be be held on the first Friday of the festival.

10-day dance workshop at Cleveland festival
24 Feb 2009: Smt. Rhadha, Smt. Savithri Jagannatha Rao, Sri Srikanth and Smt Ashwathi have agreed to teach at a special 10-day workshop during the 32nd Annual Cleveland Thyagaraja Aradhana.

Narayana Tirtha aradhana to begin on March 2
20 Feb 2009: The 263rd aradhana of Sri Narayana Tirtha Swamigal will commence on March 2. It will last till March 4.

Namasankeerthanam festival
20 Feb 2009: A nine-day Namasankeerthanam festival is being organised by Sri Thyaga Brahma Gana Sabha in association with Sri Kanchi Mahaswami Namasankeerthana Patasala.

Music festival of Nayaki to begin on February 21
20 Feb 2009: The annual music festival of Nayaki will begin here on February 21. The festival will last till March 1.

Devotional music concert
20 Feb 2009: On the occasion of Sivaratri, Sarvani Sangeetha Sabha Trust will conduct a devotional programme featuring songs on Lord Siva chosen from the book, 'Sivapadam,' written by Samavedam Shanmukha Sarma.

All-night music sangeeth samaroh
20 Feb 2009: City-based The Renuka Sangeeth Sabha is organising an all-night music sangeeth samaroh "Smruthi", a musical tribute to renowned vocalist, late Pandit Arjunsa Nakod.

CCMA to host veena recital
19 Feb 2009: Columbus Carnatic Music Association (CCMA) will present a veena recital of Nirmala Rajasekar on the evening of February 21 at the Abbey Theater.

Bhimsen Joshi presented Bharat Ratna
11 Feb 2009: Noted Hindustani classical vocalist Pandit Bhimsen Joshi (87) was presented with Bharat Ratna, country's highest civilian award, at his residence here on Tuesday.

Annamayya Jayanthi Utsav
11 Feb 2009: Indian Telugu Association is organising 601st Annamayya Jayanthi Utsav to commemorate the birth anniversary of the Telugu saint poet at German Hall.

Seminar on Indian dances in Tokyo
11 Feb 2009: Indian Cultural Centre in Tokyo (ICC) is organizing a series of seminars on Indian dance, starting on February 13 February (Friday).

Lec-dem on Chidambaram, Nataraja and 3 composers
10 Feb 2009: Natyarangam will present a lec-dem titled "Chidambaram , Nataraja and the three composers - Marimuththa Pillai, Gopalakrishna Bharati and Muththu Thandavar".

Kartik Fine Arts' programme for Feb 2009
09 Feb 2009: Kartik Fine Arts has announced the music schedule for February 2009.

Dance festivals in temples
09 Feb 2009: If Shivarathri comes, can dance festivals be far behind. The Brahan Natyanjali Foundation of Thanjavur is organising a seven-day dance festival.

Sumukhi Rajasekharan Memorial Foundation honours 3 artistes
09 Feb 2009: The Sumukhi Rajasekharan Memorial Foundation held its sixth anniversary celebrations here yesterday and honoured eminent people in the field of dance and music.

Shruthilayam Academy award for Ashraya Ananthanarayanan
03 Feb 2009: Shruthilayam Academy held its 'Unity in Diversity' winter festival here on December 21 at the Bharatiya Cultural Centre.

Siblings K. Balakrishnan and Srividya Kannan perform at Sunday Park concert
03 Feb 2009: Sundaram Finance ‘Sunday Kutcheri in the Park’ for the first time saw a brother-sister duo combining to present a mikeless music concert at Nageswara Rao Park in Mylapore on the morning of Sunday last.