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When: 6th April – 17th April, 2015

Where: Arulmigu Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple, Mylapore, Chennai

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When: 25th April, 2015

Where: Samskrita Bharati, Seattle

Time: 4pm to 7pm

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When: 25th April, 2015

Time: 5.30 pm

Where: Raye Freedman Arts Centre Epsom Girls Grammar, Auckland

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The Cleveland Thyagaraja Festival is the largest Indian classical music festival outside of India. It was first celebrated in 1978 and has now grown to be a 12- day festival with more than 8,000 attendees. This year is the Festival’s 38th year. The Festival is scheduled, as always, around Easter.

Ticketed programs are marked in the schedule. Tickets will be available in person at the venue, or online at www.aradhana.org. Season passes are also available. Please note: Cuyahoga county residents will receive a 10% discount on all tickets purchased in person at the venue.

When: April 1 to April 12, 2015

Schedule of events:Wednesday April 1, 2015     Waetjen Auditorium, CSU
3:45pm – 5:15pm V. Sankaranarayanan (Vocal)Nagai Sri Sriram (violin)Thanjavur Murugaboopathi (mridangam)

K.V. Gopalakrishnan (kanjira)

5:30pm – 7:00pm Madurai R. Sundar of MI (Vocal)Jay Shankar Balan of MI (violin)Trivandrum V. Balaji (mridangam)

Cleveland R. Balasubramaniam (kanjira)

Tickets cost $20 per person, and cover the highlighted program below.
7:15pm – 10:00pm Guru Vandanam — Tribute to Sangeetha Rathnakara Nedunuri KrishnamurthyMalladi Brothers S. Sreeramprasad & S. Ravikumar (Vocal)Embar S. Kannan (violin)

Neyveli Narayanan (mridangam)

Papanasam S. Sethuraman (kanjira)

Thursday April 2, 2015     Waetjen Auditorium, CSU
2:00pm – 2:45pm The Tradition of Sangeetha Rathnakara M.S. GopalakrishnanPurnaprajna Bangere of MO (Violin)Akshay Venkatesan of CA (mridangam)
3:00pm – 3:45pm 2014 Advanced Pallavi Competition WinnerAshwin Srikant of CA (Vocal)Trivandrum Sampath (violin)

Trivandrum V. Balaji (mridangam)

4:00pm – 4:45pm ThaKa ThaKiTa — A Percussion ensemble byStudents of Tiruvarur VaidyanathanB.V. Raghavendra Rao (violin)

N. Guruprasad (ghatam)

Tickets cost $30 per person, and cover the highlighted programs below.
5:00pm – 6:45pm The Glory of Mewati Gharana, The Soul of Pt JasrajPt Sanjeev Abhyankar (Vocal)Ajinkya Joshi (tabla)

Milind Kulkarni (harmonium)

7:00pm – 10:00pm Abhishek Raghuram (Vocal)Kala Rathna Akkarai Subhalakshmi (violin)Anantha R. Krishnan (mridangam)

K.V. Gopalakrishnan (kanjira)

Friday April 3, 2015
Hilton Garden Inn and Music Building, CSU
9:00am – 5:00pm Music Competition
Waetjen Auditorium, CSU
4:30pm – 5:15pm Ceremonial Procession led byThirumeignanam Brothers T.K.R. Ayyappan & T.K.R. Meenakshisundaram (Nadaswaram)Mannargudi R. Vasudevan (thavil)

Thirumarugal T.R. Sekhar (thavil)

Traditional Kolattam

R. Kausalya (Retd. Principal, Govt. Music College, Thiruvaiyaru) (Choreography)

Nrithya Kala Seva Mani Ramya Ramnarayan of NJ (Coordinator)

Divya Yeluri of NJ (Coordinator)

Swathi Badrinarayanan of ON (Coordinator)

Manasa Suresh of CA (Vocal)

Sahana Samraj (Vocal)

Namasankirthanam

Madhu Chandrasekharan of FL

Ranganathan Chandrasekharan of IL

Dr Ram Sai Bala of IL (Harmonium)

Tickets cost $40 per person, and cover the highlighted programs below.
5:15pm – 6:15pm A Jazz-Carnatic Collaboration:The CSU Jazz Ensemble, withSangeetha Rathnakara Sudha Raghunathan (Vocal)

U. Rajesh (mandolin)

Prof. Mark Stone (marimba, and world percussion)

Supported by

Gayathri Venkataraghavan (Vocal)

K.N. Shashikiran (Vocal)

B.V. Raghavendra Rao (violin)

P. Ganesh (chitravina)

Tiruvarur Vaidyanathan (mridangam)

K.V. Gopalakrishnan (kanjira)

N. Guruprasad (ghatam)

Toronto S. Surenthar (morsing)

Also featuring

Adithya Chakravarthy of ON (Vocal)

Janani Iyer of IL (Vocal)

Kruthi Bhat of TX (Vocal)

Manasa Suresh of CA (Vocal)

Shilpa Sadagopan of TX (Vocal) Sriranjani Darbha of TX (Vocal)

Swathi Badrinarayanan of ON (Vocal)

Thanmayee Krishnamurthy of TX (Vocal)

Triven Kannan of ON (Vocal)

Vaibhav Mouli of MD (Vocal)

6:30pm – 7:30pm DVD Release”Guruvin Kural Amudham” — A Tribute toS.K. Rajarathnam Pillai, in his own rich voice

A Humble offering by his Senior Disciple

Nrithya Kala Seva Mani Ramya Ramnarayan of NJ

Odissa-Jyoti

Sonal Mansingh (Odissi)

Bankim Sethi (Vocal)

Abrar Hussain (Sarod)

Prasanta Kumar Mangaraj (Pakhavaj)

Sanjib Bhattacharya (Dance)

7:45pm – 10:00pm Dr S. Sowmya (Vocal)Dr M. Narmadha (violin)Mannargudi A. Easwaran (mridangam)

G. Chandrasekara Sharma (ghatam)

Saturday April 4, 2015
On this day, programs will run concurrently in two separate venues from 11:00am–3:30pm
Waetjen Auditorium, CSU
7:00am Prayer & Worship
7:15am – 7:45am Mangala IsaiThirumeignanam Brothers T.K.R. Ayyappan & T.K.R. Meenakshisundaram (Nadaswaram)Mannargudi R. Vasudevan (thavil)

Thirumarugal T.R. Sekhar (thavil)

8:00am – 8:30am Bhajans by Children
9:00am – 10:30am Pancharathna Krithis — Group singing of Thyagaraja’s five greatest compositions
10:45am – 11:45am The Carnatic Epic ChoirConcept and Presentation by Neyveli R. Santhanagopalan
12:00pm – 12:15pm Carnatic Music Idol USA Junior WinnerSruti Sarathy of CA (violin)Varun Viswanath of CA (mridangam)
12:30pm – 2:00pm Interactive Cutcheri — Cleveland Carnatic Premier LeagueAdithya Chakravarthy of ON (Vocal)Hariharan Ravi of IL

Kruthi Bhat of TX

Sushmitha Ravikumar of OH

Triven Kannan of ON (Vocal)

Varun Ganesan of NY

Kamalakiran Vinjamuri of VA (violin)

Sruti Sarathi of CA (violin)

Athrey Nadhan of IL (mridangam)

Kapilan Sachchithananthan of ON (mridangam)

Moderated by a Panel of Experts

2:15pm – 2:45pm Book Release on Sangeetha Rathnakara M.S. GopalakrishnanSymposium on Sangeetha Rathanakara M.S. Gopalakrishnanchaired by Seva Rathna Dr V.K. Viswanathan

Panelists: Neyveli R. Santhanagopalan, Dr S. Sowmya, Nagai R. Muralidharan, Dr M. Narmadha

2:45pm – 3:45pm Cleveland Vadya SangamamHrishikesh Chary of CA (Veena)Guhan Venkataraman of CA (Veena)

Shashank Subramaniam of MI (Flute)

Apoorva Krishna (Violin)

Sruti Sarathy of CA (Violin)

Abhinav Seetharaman of VA (Mridangam)

Vignesh Venkataraman of CA (Mridangam)

4:00pm – 6:45pm Sangeetha Rathnakara Ramnad V. Raghavan Memorial ConcertSustaining Sampradaya — The Glory of Lord VenkateswaraA concert by the torch-bearers of the Cleveland Festival
6:45pm – 7:30pm Felicitation Function
Chief Guest — B.V. Jagadeesh

Mannargudi A. Easwaran Sangeetha Rathnakara
Nagai R. Muralidharan Sangeetha Rathnakara
Sonal Mansingh Nrithya Rathnakara
Raja Reddy Nrithya Rathnakara
Radha Reddy Nrithya Rathnakara
Yella Venkateswara Rao Sangeetha Kala Sagaram
Sadanam P.V. Balakrishnan Nrithya Kala Sagaram
Neyveli R. Santhanagopalan Acharya Rathnakara
Amritha Murali Kala Rathna
Aishwarya Balasubramanian Kala Rathna
M. Krishnamurthy (Parthasarathy Swami Sabha) Seva Rathna
Lakshman Ragde of ON Kala Seva Mani
Divya Yeluri of NJ Nrithya Seva Mani
Madurai R. Sundar of MI Prof. T.R. Subrahmanyam Award
Tickets cost $40 per person, and cover the highlighted programs below.
8:00pm – 10:00pm My Fair Thodi — A Carnatic Theater eventStarringNeyveli R. Santhanagopalan

Dr S. Sowmya

P.C. Ramakrishna

Krithika Shurajith

Ashwath Narayanan

Venky Narayanswamy of OH

Music

Neyveli R. Santhanagopalan (Vocal)

Dr S. Sowmya (Vocal)

Ashwath Narayanan (Vocal)

Krithika Shurajith (Vocal)

V.V.S. Murari (violin)

Trivandrum V. Balaji (mridangam)

Drinko Recital Hall, CSU
11:00am – 3:30pm Individual Singing of Thyagaraja Krithis
Sunday April 5, 2015     Waetjen Auditorium, CSU
8:00am – 9:00am Carnatic Symphony 2015 — A fusion ofWestern classical orchestra and Carnatic musicConducted by Prof. Leo Coach, CSU

Concept by K.N. Shashikiran

9:15am – 10:15am Gnaana Sabhaiyil Kaana Kan Kodi VendumBrahmasri Papanasam Sivan’s 125th Jayanthi CelebrationFeaturing 125 Students of Papanasam Ashok Ramani
Tickets cost $25 per person, and cover the highlighted program below.
10:30am – 1:00pm Historical Perspectives on Papanasam Sivan’s Life and his CompositionsLed by Seva Rathna V.K. ViswanathanGayathri Venkataraghavan (Vocal)

Anuradha Sridhar of CA (violin)

Thanjavur Murugaboopathi (mridangam)

Dr Ravi Balasubramanian of OR (ghatam)

1:30pm – 2:30pm Prize Distribution
2:45pm – 3:45pm 2014 Concert Competition WinnerAdithya Chakravarthy of ON (Vocal)B.V. Raghavendra Rao (violin)

Tiruvarur Vaidyanathan (mridangam)

Cleveland R. Balasubramaniam (kanjira)

4:00pm – 5:30pm Pt Ravi Shankar Memorial ConcertLakshay Mohan Gupta (Sitar)Ayush Mohan Gupta (Sarod)

Ramesh Srinivasan of CA (mridangam)

Tickets cost $25 per person, and cover the highlighted programs below.
5:45pm – 7:45pm Acharya Rathnakara Neyveli R. Santhanagopalan(Vocal)Nagai R. Muralidharan (violin)Prof. Trichy Sankaran (mridangam)

K.V. Gopalakrishnan (kanjira)

8:00pm – 10:00pm Natya Pradeepam — The Divine Light of Primeval DanceA Kuchipudi BalletDancers

Nrithya Rathnakara Raja Reddy

Nrithya Rathnakara Radha Reddy

Yamini Reddy

Bhavana Reddy

Soni Manaal

Sanjana Jain

Gauri Taneja

Orchestra

Kausalya (Nattuvangam)

Manda Sruthi Ravali (Vocal)

Orchestra

Kausalya (Nattuvangam)

Manda Sruthi Ravali (Vocal)

V.V.S. Murari (violin)

R. Thiagarajan (flute)

Baana Bhaskar Rao (mridangam)

Comfort Inn Ballroom
10:15pm – 11:15pm Something UniqueSomething UnexpectedSangeetha Katha — Dushyanth Sridhar and Suchithra Balasubramanian
Monday April 6, 2015     Waetjen Auditorium, CSU
8:00am – 9:00am Carnatic Philharmonic OrchestraConcept & Direction by V.V.S. Murari
9:15am – 10:15am Arohana & Acharyanet jointly presentShree Ranga Mahattvam — compositions in praise of Lord Ranganathaperformed by the North American Melharmonic Voice Ensemble
Tickets cost $20 per person, and cover the highlighted program below.
10:30am – 12:30pm Kathakali — Nala CharithramDancersNrithya Kala Sagaram Sadanam P.V. Balakrishnan

Sadanam Bhasi

Sadanam Srinathan

Sadhanam Vijayan

Orchestra

Sadanam Shivadasan (Vocal)

Kalamandalam Rajesh Menon (Vocal)

Sadanam Ramakrishnan (chenda)

Sadanam Devadasan (maddalam)

Supported by Sadanam Srinivasan (Chutti and Makeup)

Sadanam Vivek (Costumes)

1:00pm – 2:45pm Traditions of Veenai Dhanammal — Padams & JavalisB. Balasubrahmaniyan (Vocal)L. Ramakrishnan (violin)

Dr David Nelson (mridangam)

3:00pm – 4:00pm Niroopana Nrithyam — A Bharathanatyam Performanceby Kala Rathna Aishwarya Balasubramanian
4:15pm – 7:15pm Sustaining Sampradaya — Tribute to TRS & MSGA concert by the torch-bearers of the Cleveland Festival
Tickets cost $20 per person, and cover the highlighted program below.
7:30pm – 10:00pm Sikkil C. Gurucharan (Vocal)Nagai R. Muralidharan (violin)Tiruvarur Vaidyanathan (mridangam)

N. Guruprasad (ghatam)

10:15pm – 11:15pm Something UniqueSomething UnexpectedNama Sankirthanam

Madhu Chandrasekharan of FL

Ranganathan Chandrasekharan of IL

Dr Ram Sai Bala of IL (harmonium)

Tuesday April 7, 2015     Waetjen Auditorium, CSU
8:00am – 9:00am The Impeccable Tradition of Tanjore S. KalyanaramanDisciples of Bhushani Kalyanaraman & Kulanayaki of ON
9:15am – 10:15am Sri Rama Lalitha Kala Mandir School of Fine ArtsArtistic Director Jayashree Varadarajan PresentsRoopa Aroopa — Forms of the Formless
10:30am – 12:30pm Papanasam Ashok Ramani (Vocal)Sangeetha Rathnakara Nagai R. Muralidharan (violin)Sangeetha Rathnakara Mannargudi A. Easwaran (mridangam)

Cleveland R. Balasubramaniam (kanjira)

1:00pm – 2:30pm Bharat Sundar (Vocal)V.V.S. Murari (violin)Trivandrum V. Balaji (mridangam)

K.V. Gopalakrishnan (kanjira)

2:45pm – 4:15pm The Genius of Sangeetha Rathnakara M.S. GopalakrishnanDr M. Narmadha (Violin)Ramesh Srinivasan of CA (mridangam)

C. Balaji of MN (ghatam)

Tickets cost $20 per person, and cover the highlighted programs below.
4:30pm – 7:00pm Carnatica Brothers K.N. Shashikiran & P. Ganesh (Vocal)Nagai R. Muralidharan (violin)Thanjavur Murugaboopathi (mridangam)

G. Chandrasekara Sharma (ghatam)

7:15pm – 9:45pm Kadri Gopalnath (Saxophone)A. Kanyakumari (Violin)B. Harikumar (mridangam)

R. Nakod (tabla)

Wednesday April 8, 2015     Waetjen Auditorium, CSU
8:00am – 9:00am V. Bharath Kumar (Vocal)Sruti Sarathy of CA (violin)Jannagan Jeyakumar of ON (mridangam)
9:15am – 10:45am Nirmala Sundararajan (Vocal)Trivandrum Sampath (violin)Toronto B. Gowrishankar (mridangam)
11:00am – 12:30pm The Tradition of T.R. MahalingamSangeetha Rathnakara Dr N. Ramani & Disciples (Flute)Apoorva Krishna (violin)

Athrey Nadhan of IL (mridangam)

Abhinav Seetharaman of VA (mridangam)

1:00pm – 2:30pm Ashwath Narayanan (Vocal)V.V.S. Murari (violin)Vinod Seetharaman of MI (mridangam)

C. Balaji of MN (ghatam)

2:45pm – 4:15pm Kala Rathna Amritha Murali (Vocal)Dr M. Narmadha (violin)Erode Nagaraj (mridangam)

Toronto Karthik Venkataraman (kanjira)

Tickets cost $20 per person, and cover the highlighted programs below.
4:30pm – 6:45pm Jayanthi Kumaresh (Veena)Anuradha Sridhar of CA (violin)Sangeetha Rathnakara Mannargudi A. Easwaran (mridangam)

N. Guruprasad (ghatam)

7:00pm – 9:30pm O.S. Thiagarajan (Vocal)Mysore Srikanth (violin)Akshay Ananthapadmanabhan (mridangam)
Comfort Inn Ballroom
10:15pm – 11:15pm Something UniqueSomething UnexpectedPallavi Structure — Manda Sudharani
Thursday April 9, 2015     Waetjen Auditorium, CSU
8:00am – 9:00am Manasa Suresh of CA (Vocal)V.V.S. Murari (violin)Trivandrum V. Balaji (mridangam)

K.V. Gopalakrishnan (kanjira)

9:15am – 10:15am Srividya Ramnath (Vocal)Apoorva Krishna (violin)Dr Ram Sriram of GA (mridangam)
10:30am – 12:30pm R. Suryaprakash (Vocal)Dr M. Narmadha (violin)Vijay Ganesh of VA (mridangam)

Papanasam S. Sethuraman (kanjira)

1:00pm – 2:30pm Bhargavi Balasubramanian (Chitravina)Apoorva Krishna (violin)Erode Nagaraj (mridangam)
2:45pm – 3:45pm The Relevence of Srimad BhagavathamUpanyasam by Dushyanth Sridhar
4:00pm – 5:00pm R. Thiagarajan (Flute)B.V. Raghavendra Rao (violin)Sangeetha Rathnakara Mannargudi A. Easwaran (mridangam)

G. Chandrasekara Sharma (ghatam)

Tickets cost $20 per person, and cover the highlighted programs below.
5:15pm – 6:45pm Rudrapatnam Prof. S. Ramakanth (Vocal)Trivandrum Sampath (violin)Tiruvarur Vaidyanathan (mridangam)

Cleveland R. Balasubramaniam (kanjira)

7:00pm – 9:30pm Sangeetha Rathnakara N. Ravikiran (Chitravina)Nagai Sri Sriram (violin)Toronto B. Gowrishankar (mridangam)

K.V. Gopalakrishnan (kanjira)

Friday April 10, 2015     Waetjen Auditorium, CSU
8:00am – 9:00am Dharini Kalyanaraman (Vocal)Sruti Sarathy of CA (violin)Dr Vasudevan Namboodiri of OH (mridangam)

Papanasam S. Sethuraman (kanjira)

9:15am – 10:15am Dr Shankar Srinivas of OH (Vocal)Jay Shankar Balan of MI (violin)Visrut Sudhakar of NC (mridangam)
10:30am – 12:30pm Bhushani Kalyanaraman (Vocal)Trivandrum Sampath (violin)Toronto B. Gowrishankar (mridangam)

Toronto Karthik Venkataraman (kanjira)

1:00pm – 2:30pm Thirumeignanam Brothers T.K.R. Ayyappan & T.K.R. Meenakshisundaram (Nadaswaram)Mannargudi R. Vasudevan (thavil)Thirumarugal T.R. Sekhar (thavil)
2:45pm – 3:45pm Rithvik Raja (Vocal)Kamalakiran Vinjamuri of VA (violin)Erode Nagaraj (mridangam)

G. Chandrasekara Sharma (ghatam)

4:00pm – 6:00pm Manda Sudharani (Vocal)B.V. Raghavendra Rao (violin)Dr Rohan Krishnamurthy of CA (mridangam)

Papanasam S. Sethuraman (kanjira)

Tickets cost $25 per person, and cover the highlighted programs below.
6:15pm – 7:15pm Kuchipudi presented by Divya Yeluri of NJ and party
7:30pm – 9:30pm Tribute to Nrithya Rathnakara Adyar K. LakshmanA Bharathanatyam offering in the Kalakshetra TraditionDancers

Roja Kannan

Nithya Kalyani

Apoorva Rajesh of CO

Ashwini Viswanathan

Bhavya Kumaran of IL

Chitra Ramaswamy of NJ

Kalyani Pillai of MD

Medha Hari

Nivedha Ramalingam of ON

Pooja Kumar Shyam of OH

Sai Santhosh Radhakrishnan

Shruthipriya Ravi

Soundarya Venkat

Soumya Rajaram of MA

Sumithra Subramaniam

Sushmitha Arunkumar of IL

Orchestra

Roja Kannan (Nattuvangam)

Nithya Kalyani (Nattuvangam)

Suchithra Balasubramanian (Vocal)

Rithvik Raja (Vocal)

Manda Sruthi Ravali (violin)

R. Thiagarajan (flute)

Hari Babu (mridangam)

Comfort Inn Ballroom
10:15pm – 11:15pm Something UniqueSomething UnexpectedManodharmam — Sangeetha Rathnakara Nagai R. Muralidharan and Sangeetha Rathnakara Mannargudi A. Easwaran
Saturday April 11, 2015
On this day, programs will run concurrently in three separate venues until 4:00pm
Classroom G17, CSU
10:00am – 2:30pm Dance Competition preliminary round — SubJuniors
Drinko Recital Hall, CSU
10:00am – 11:00am Dance Competition preliminary round — Seniors
11:00am – 12:00pm Cleveland Dance Premier League — Group 2DancersApoorva Rajesh of CO

Kalyani Pillai of VA

Pooja Kumar Shyam of OH

Ragashree Komandur of WI

Ratipriya Suresh of OH

Ritu Rajan of NY

Sweta Ravisankar of CA

Orchestra

Sudha Kiranmayi Totapally of OH (Nattuvangam)

Arthi Kumar of OH (Vocal)

Keerthana Sankar of MI (violin)

Toronto S. Surenthar (mridangam)

12:30pm – 2:15pm Dance Competition preliminary round — Juniors
2:30pm – 3:30pm Cleveland Dance Premier League — Group 1DancersBhavya Kumaran of IL

Joshua George of IL

Mathangi Sridharan of OH

Nivedha Ramalingam of ON

Prajna Madhusudhan of NJ

Shriya Srinivasan of OH

Sruti Madhusudhan of NJ

Sutikshna Veeravalli of IL

Orchestra

Mathura Sridharan of OH (Nattuvangam)

Keerthana Sankar of MI (Vocal)

Arthi Nadhan of IL (veena)

Kamalakrian Vinjamuri of VA (violin)

Anand Vemuri of MD (flute)

Athrey Nadhan of IL (mridangam)

3:30pm – 4:00pm Dance Competition Finalists Announcements
Waetjen Auditorium, CSU
8:00am – 9:00am Manda Sruthi Ravali (Vocal)Sushmitha Ravikumar of OH (violin)Kapilan Sachchithananthan of ON (mridangam)
9:15am – 10:30am Dr Subhashini Parthasarathy (Vocal)Jay Shankar Balan of MI (violin)Vinod Seetharaman of MI (mridangam)
10:45am – 11:15pm Symposium on Sangeetha Kala Sagaram Prof. T.R. Subrahmanyamled by Arvind Narasimhan and Delhi V. Muthukumar
11:15am – 12:30pm Delhi V. Muthukumar (Vocal)Kamalakiran Vinjamuri of VA (violin)Ethirajan Ramanujam of MN (mridangam)
1:00pm – 2:15pm Suchithra Balasubramanian (Vocal)Jay Shankar Balan of MI (violin)Uzhavoor P.K. Babu (mridangam)
2:30pm – 4:00pm V.K. Manimaran (Vocal)B.V. Raghavendra Rao (violin)Erode Nagaraj (mridangam)

Papanasam S. Sethuraman (kanjira)

Tickets cost $30 per person, and cover the highlighted program below.
4:15pm – 6:45pm Sangeetha Rathnakara Nagai R. Muralidharan & Nagai Sriram (Violin)Sangeetha Rathanakara Guruvayoor Dorai (mridangam)Sangeetha Rathnakara Mannargudi A. Easwaran (mridangam)

Cleveland R. Balasubramaniam (kanjira)

7:00pm – 10:00pm Sangeetha Rathnakara Sudha Raghunathan (Vocal)B.V. Raghavendra Rao (violin)Tiruvarur Vaidyanathan (mridangam)

Toronto Karthik Venkataraman (kanjira)

N. Guruprasad (ghatam)

Sunday April 12, 2015     Waetjen Auditorium, CSU
Tickets cost $20 per person, and cover the highlighted programs below.
8:00am – 9:00am Sahana Samraj (Vocal)Kamalakiran Vinjamuri of VA (violin)Kapilan Sachchithananthan (mridangam)
9:15am – 10:15am 2014 Dance Competition SubJunior WinnerAarthi Vijayakumar of MN (Bharathanatyam)
10:30am – 11:30am Remembering Rajarathnam Pillai — A Dance PresentationNrithya Kala Seva Mani Ramya Ramnarayan of NJ (Bharathanatyam)Roja Kannan (Nattuvangam)

Suchithra Balasubramanian (Vocal)

Manda Sruthi Ravali (violin)

Hari Babu (mridangam)

11:45am – 12:45pm Shruthipriya Ravi (Bharathanatyam)Nrithya Rathnakara Rhadha (Nattuvangam)Suchithra Balasubramanian (Vocal)

Manda Sruthi Ravali (violin)

Hari Babu (mridangam)

1:00pm – 2:00pm Divya Devagupthapu of CA (Bharathanatyam)
2:15pm – 6:00pm Dance Competition Finals