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NEWS - Archive January 2010
Musician S. Rajam is no more
30 Jan 2010: Senior musician S. Rajam died here on Friday. He was 91. He is survived by two sons and two daughters. »
Padma Vibhushan for Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman
26 Jan 2010: Senior mridangist from Tamil Nadu Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman has been chosen for the prestigious Padma Vibhushan award. »
Group concerts by students perk up Sundaram Finance Mylapore Festival
26 Jan 2010: As part of the four-day Sundaram Finance Mylapore Festival, students from different schools in Chennai presented group concerts every evening at the Nageswara Rao Park in Mylapore from January21. »
Yaksha music fest to begin in Coimbatore on January 30
24 Jan 2010: Isha presents Yaksha, a 13-day music and dance festival, to be held at Isha Yoga Centre, Velliangiri Foothills, Coimbatore, from January 30 to February 11, 6.50 to 8.30 p.m. »
L&T and music
24 Jan 2010: Construction and engineering giant Larsen & Toubro has chipped in with its own contribution to the cause of music during the season this time around. »
Kshetra Sangeetham concert series
20 Jan 2010: Carnatic musician Vijayalakshmy Subramaniam, a disciple of Sangita Kala Acharya Shri S. Rajam, has conceived a unique concert series. Titled `Kshetra Sangeetham’, the concert series is organized in association with Narada Gana Sabha. »
Kalainirai Vithagar awards presented
19 Jan 2010: Kalainirai Vithagar awards to senior musicians who had worked at the Tamil Nadu Music College were presented here yesterday. »
Sundaram Finance to hold 8 special concerts
18 Jan 2010: As part of the Mylapore Festival, Sundaram Finance will organize a special four-day `Mikeless Concert in the Park, a series of solo and group concerts that provides opportunities for young children aged below 15 years. »
Vidya Subramanian gets fund support from SPAF for new work `Sangeetham’
13 Jan 2010: Vidya Subramanian, a Clifton Park-based vocalist and teacher of Indian classical music, has been granted funding for the creation of new work in 2010 under the Saratoga Program for Arts Funding (SPAF). »
Book on hasta-mudra released
13 Jan 2010: `Mudranava,’ a thesis book on hasta-mudra, is on the stands now. Written by vidushi Ms.Manorama B.N. »
Understand the science of music to make it a beautiful art: Sowmya
08 Jan 2010: For the sake of music, she has to quit half-way through her quest for a PhD in organic chemistry. Music has now become a part and parcel of her life. Music should be viewed as whole and, hence, it is important to understand the science of it to bring out the art in it. »
Sundaram Finance Sunday Kutcheri in Park enters 5th year
03 Jan 2010: Amidst chirping of birds, 14-year-old M. Sruthi Ranjani’s lively mikeless kutcheri on a chilly margazhi morning marked the completion of four years of Sunday Kutcheri in the Park organised by Sundaram Finance at the Nageswara Rao Park in Mylapore. »
Avoid easy route to concert stage, violinist Embar Kannan tells youngsters
03 Jan 2010: He has come the hard way. He has, however, no regrets. A leading violinist, Embar Kannan is happy playing the accompanist’s role to perfection. »
Violin brothers Ganesh & Kumaresh want music to be a subject in school
02 Jan 2010: They are young. They are veterans, too! These young veterans have a `young fan club' of their own. Violin brothers Ganesh and Kumaresh, not surprisingly, argue strongly for wooing youngsters into the Carnatic music world. »