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Aarthi presents Mikeless Sunday Kutcheri in the Park
Chennai 1st May 2011: 12 year old Aarthi Ravichandran, a student of PSBB, T. Nagar presented a lively vocal carnatic music performance this Sunday morning (1st May) at the Nageswara Rao Park in Mylapore as part of the mikeless kutcheri organised by Sundaram Finance. No mikes and speakers were used at the Sunday Kutcheri in the Park.

Aarthi has been learning music for the past 8 years from Guru Smt. Padma Chandilyan and earlier from Guru Smt. Meera.

Accompanied on the Violin by Parur M.K. Ananthalakshmi (disciple of Parur Sri. M. S. Anantharaman) and on the Mridangam by Master S. Naveen Srinivas (disciple of Sri P.T. Subramaniam), Aarthi presented songs that included Papanasam Sivan’s Dhayavillaya Dayalo (Karaharapriya ) and Enna Thavam Seithanai (Kapi – Adi Thalam), Purandaradasar’s Kunidhado Krishna (Hamsanandhi –Adi), Narajanma Bandhaga (Madhuvanthi – Adi) and Makutage Mangalam (Madhyamavathi-Adi), Thirupugazh - Andarpathi ( Sindhu Bhairavi) and Thevaram- Vananai Mathi Soodiya ( Keeravani –Misra Chapu).

Sundaram Finance has been organising the monthly Sunday Kutcheri in the Park since February 2006 with the aim of providing opportunities to children aged below 15years. Sundaram Finance conducts audition to select the artistes.

For registration: call 94450 34557 or 2852 1181

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