Anil Srinivasan ties his music to charity cause
By Special Correspondent
Last Updated: 05-06-2022 10:13PM
piano artist Anil Srinivasan has decided devote his music for charity cause.
As he turned
45, Anil Srinivasan made this big announcement through a posting in social
music concerts, projects and music-related activities will henceforth be only
for charity cause,” he said. This would not mean that he would not charge for
his concerts. He, however, hastened to add that all that would go to the
has since elicited positive response in social media.
has changed topsy-turvy since the outbreak of Covid-19 and the world view of
things has undergone a major metamorphosis.
in the current context, the decision by Anil Srinivasan is laudable. No doubt,
many artistes have been quietly doing their own bid to social causes.
Nevertheless, Anil Srinivasan must be applauded for the public declaration of
his commitment to social cause. Such an open announcement adds to his
Anil Srinivasan is an
accomplished classical pianist, the first to be awarded the coveted Sangeet
Natak Akademi youth award in 2010 for creative and experimental music. He has
an M.Phil from Columbia Business School and an MBA from the University of
Southern California. He has collaborated with several top artistes such as U.
Shrinivas, Ravikiran, Aruna Sairam, Unnikrishnan, Rakesh Chaurasia, Lalgudi
Krishnan, Gaurav Mazumdar, Jayanthi Kumaresh and others. And, he is best known
for his collaboration with Sikkil Gurucharan, with whom he has produced ten
highly popular albums.
is the founder of the hugely successful “Rhapsody” music education initiative,
to take the classical arts through structured, systematic syllabi delivered
through schools using a combination of physical classroom learning and online
support, that reaches out to nearly 400,000 children across Southern India.
Specifically, Rhapsody has pioneered the idea of STEM learning using music and