What:
Prashaantham
A carnatic vocal solo debut (arangetram)

When:
Saturday · April 29, 2017 @ 2:30pm PT

Where:
Balaji Temple
Ananda Hall
5004 N First St
San Jose (Alviso), CA 95002 USA

Vocal:

Varun Koduvayur
Varun is a high school senior at Santa Clara High School. From a very young age, Varun has exhibited a love for Carnatic music which has led him to his guru, Smt. Dhanya Subramanian. Varun has been learning Carnatic vocal from Smt. Dhanya Subramanian for the past 7 years.

Varun has also learned western music on the piano for about 6 years.

During his spare time, Varun loves to listen to music, play video games, and do puzzles.

Accompanied by:

Violin: Sri. Aravind Seshadri
Aravind is the grandson and disciple of Vidushi Smt. A. Rajamma Keshavamurthy, a Rajyotsava Awardee and a renowned vocalist of in the state of Karnataka. Aravind is the son & disciple of renowned violinist Vidwan Sri B. K.Sheshadri. He has had advanced training under Sangeetha Vidyasagara Violin Vidwan Late Sri R. R. Keshavamurthy. He is presently pursuing advanced training under his brother Anand Sheshadri who is a renowned vocalist and mridangam artist.

Aravind has been performing from past 10 years at various Sabhas and organizations – like DD Chandana, Kamat group, etc. He has accompanied many budding and several renowned visiting artists in Bangalore, the Bay Area, and San Diego such as Vidwan Sri Vidyabhushana and Vidhushi Dr. Suma Sudhindra.

Mridangam: Ganesh Murali
Ganesh Murali is from Mumbai, India. He has recently completed 10th Standard. Ganesh has been learning the Mridangam for the last seven years from his guru, Shri Shankar Lakshman. Ganesh has won several state-level Mridamgam competitions in India.

Some of Ganesh’s hobbies include drawing and swimming; he has won several competitions in drawing as well.

Event Details:

# Song Info
0 Guru Stotram Sanskrit
1 Valachi Varnam Sanskrit · Navaragamalika · Adi · Patnam Srinivasa Iyer
2 Tatvamariya Tharama Tamil · Riti Gowlai · Adi · Papanasam Sivan
3 Sree Jalanthara Sanskrit · Gambeera Naattai · Adi · Jaya Chamaraja Wodeyar
4 Mayatheetha Swaroopini Telugu · Maya MaaLava GowLa · Roopakam · Ponniah Pillai
5 Brochevarevare Telugu · Sriranjani · Adi · Tyagaraja
6 Mahalakshmi Jaganmaatha Tamil · Sankarabharanam · Misra Chaapu · Papanasam Sivan
7 Aarabhi Maanam Tamil · Ragamaalika · Adi · Tarangambadi Panchanaada Iyer
8 Mee Valla Gunadosha Telugu · Kaapi · Kanda Chaapu · Tyagaraja
9 Mangalam (Srinivasaya Veda) Sanskrit · Navaroj · Adi · M.Balamuralikrishna
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