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NEWS - Archive November 2010
Samudhaaya Foundation launches calendar to raise funds for
under-privileged kids

26 November 2010: Sudha Ragunathan-promoted Samudhaaya Foundation has launched its official calendar for the year 2011.
ITC SRA Mini Sangeet Sammelan in Bangalore on November 26
25 November 2010: Bangalore-based AnD Entertainment in association with ITC SRA Kolkata is organising a cultural festival “Sur Sangam “, an ensemble of classical music at KH Kala Soudha, Bangalore.
Maharajapuram Viswantha Iyer Memorial Award for Sikkil Baskaran
22 November 2010: Maharajapuram Viswantha Iyer Trust will be presenting the Maharajapuram Viswantha Iyer Memorial Award to violin Vidwan Sikkil Baskaran on Nov 28.
Nandi Fine Arts music fest to begin on November 27
22 November 2010: Nandi Fine Arts will be celebrating its 25th annual music festival from November 27. The festival will last till December 3.
Strive to ensure that the total effect of music is good, Bombay sisters tell

21 November 2010: Senior Carnatic vocalists Bombay sisters C. Saroja and C. Lalitha have asserted that "we have no desire to sing separately’’.
Mridangist Tanjavur Kumar retires from AIR
19 November 2010: Well-known mridangist Tanjavur Kumar, a disciple of Tanjavur Upendran, retired from All-India Radio (AIR) recently after a distinguished service.
HCL chief to inaugurate Music Academy fest
19 November 2010: The annual conference and concerts will be inaugurated by Mr. Shiv Nadar, Chairman, HCL group. The awards will be conferred on the day of the sadas (January 1), which will be presided over by Nobel laureate Venkataraman Ramakrishnan.
Priya Sisters & Bombay Sisters in Samvada on November 20
18 November 2010: Samvada, a conversation series, is designed to provide a public platform to facilitate students, music buffs and others to have face-to-face interactions with veteran Carnatic musicians of our time.
Kaalachaara Marumalarchi Trust's music festival at Parthasarathy Swami Temple at Triplicane to begin on November 24
17 November 2010: Continuing its efforts to revive the performing arts in the temples of Tamil Nadu, Kaalachaara Marumalarchi Trust, founded by senior Carnatic vocalist T.M. Krishna.
2nd edition of UtsAha festival under way in Chennai
17 November 2010: I am very happy to say that many artistes whom we featured in our first edition have got opportunities during the season in many organisations in Chennai.
Singer T.M. Krishna takes a break to turn a fan during December season
17 November 2010: Even as the countdown for the December music festival has already begun in the city of Chennai, senior vocalist T.M. Krishna has decided to sit out of the stage this season.
Ganesh & Kumaresh get award for their album `Aksharam'
16 November 2010: A neatly-produced work of violin brothers Ganesh and Kumaresh has won the `Best Album Award' at the Global Indian Music Awards (GIMA) function held in Mumbai recently.
Musicians from India and Korea to interact at Chennai workshop
16 November 2010: InKo Centre in association with Muthuswamy Subbulakshmi MS Academy of Global Music is organising an interaction between Indian and Korean musicians.
Flutist Sikkil Kunjumani is no more
14 November 2010: We regret to announce the demise of Senior flutist Sikkil Kunjumani. She passed away in Mylapore on November 13. She was the elder of the well-known flutist-duo, the Sikkil Sisters.