The artists came together in a wonderful expressive way and gave a new meaning to the thought behind the phrase Swara Raga Sudha Kala . 

The Bharatnatyam set the tone for what turned out to be pure mystique. The children started us on our journey with vigor and enthusiasm even as little feet traced intricate patterns. Sri Chetan and Smt Akhila then raised the bar with their delicate artistry and exquisite expression.

Smt Indrani picked up and through her rendition took the raga Madhuvanthi to a new level of clarity and beauty.

Sri Krishna then translated that beauty into precision, artistry and sheer magic. Not to be left behind, the instrumental trio of Sri Madhu ji on the harmonium , Sri Mani on the sitar and Kum Ramgasri on the violin took on the mantle and wove a web of such extreme delicacy and yet extreme complexity that the ears had no desire for anything else. But that was not the intension of the percussion duo of Sri Laxmisha on the mrudangam and Sri Sarangdev on the tabla. They capped off the performance with a finish that left everyone breathless !

Thank you all !

Here is the link of the evening from ManaTV

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxyLM2X7H8Sen2VjfozOIrvpTsA4xe2ei

There will also be a news announcement on TV5 this evening at 5:30 pm and 7:30pm.

We are starting the Summer Concert Series. To kick off the series, we have invited:

1) Surmani Smt. Anupama Bhagwat on the sitar, accompanied by Nitin Mitta on the Tabla

2) Nishevita Ramesh – Carnatic Vocal

3) Nishanth Rajan – Keyboard solo

Watch this space for details!

 

Tickets on sale – limited amounts. You can buy them here:

They are all at this location – http://www.srska.com/albums/Annual-Day-2012/

Enjoy, share and ask if you want a full resolution copy of any specific picture (s).

 

– The teachers


Title: TFAS Sankranthi Sambaralu
Location: HTCS, Bridgewater
Link out: Click here
Description: Would highly encourage all to participate in as many categories for TFAS Sankranthi Sambaralu on Jan 22nd at the Bridgewater temple community center. Apart from Telugu reading , poem ,and Sambhashana, all children should participate in the poster competition, muggula poteelu, bommala koluvu etc. Those interested in singing -( this is an open stage item – not a competition), let me know when we meet next in the class – I will enroll you for the songs and let you know what you will be singing. for more details and enrolling please visit www.tfasnj.org
Date: 2012-01-22

Swara Raga Sudha – the name says it all. This is our attempt at distilling the beauty of music from the practice of perfection.

From the times of the Vedas, Indian Classical Music has striven to find the right collection of notes for each human experience, emotion and expression.

Initially as students, then as practitioners, and now as teachers of the tradition that is called Indian Classical Music, this is our diary as we tread on towards the promised paradise of classical musical peace and tranquility.

– Usha, and the rest of the teachers