Thyagaraja Aradhana at Thiruvayur January
Kendra reopened after one month of summer vacation; in the afternoon, all students gathered for the Puja.
Vocal by Thiru Ramakrishnamurthy
A superb vocal concert was given by Thiru Ramakrishnamurthy
Mannarkoil J. Balaji and Smt. Vanishree Ravishankar
Mannarkoil J. Balaji gave a demo of various rhythms and its importance in music. This was followed by a lec-dem by Smt. Vanishree Ravishankar on Bhava and Sringara rasa.
Bharani Krithigai – Kangeyanallur
The teachers of the kendra gave a excellent program at Kangeyanallur Kripananda Variar mantapam on the occassion of Bharani Krithigai
Adi Krithigai – Kangeyanallur
The senior students of the kendra perfomed at Kangeyanallur Kripananda Variar Mantapam on the occasion of Adi Krithigai
Gokulashtami was celebrated with fun. Ori adi for senior students; fancy dress competetion for sub juniors; song, kollattam, and dance depicting Krishna’s leela was performed by the students.
Independence day was celebrated by hoisting the tricolour flag and singing patriotic songs.
Onam was celebrated by having Rangoli and flower kolam competition. Students participated with great enthusiasm.
Pudukotai Krishnamurthy – Veena concert.
Thiru Pudukotai Krishnamurthy gave a melodious Veena concert.
Vinayaka Chaturthi was celebrated at the kendra between 11.30am and 1pm. Stories on Ganesha was told and a quiz was conducted.
Navaratri Celebrations – 2012
Navaratri was a great event for the Kendra. Students performed in various temples in and around Vellore on all nine days. The highlight was the kolattam at Sripuram and dance, instrument, and vocal performance by the students at Jalakandeswara temple.
15 – 24 October
Thevaram at Karneeswarar temple
Thevaram students performed at Karneeswarar temple
Vijayadasami was celebrated with students paying respects to their teachers
Vocal by Lavanya Sundaraman
A stunning vocal concert by Kum. Lavanya Sundaraman
Vocal concert at Venkateswara temple
Kum. J. Archana and Kum. Kavya gave a vocal concert, accompanied on the Violin by M. Manimaran and on the mirdangam by Balakrishnan, at Venkateswara temple, Vellore
Natyanjali – Walaja Kasi Viswanatha Temple
Students perfomed Natyanjali program at Walaja Kasi Viswanatha Temple
Pongal Celebrations – 2013
Pongal festival was celebrated in a grand scale. The students made sweet pongal in a traditional way, shouting “PONGALO PONGAL” when the milk boiled out of the pot. Children danced and sang, played the violin and veena, and enjoyed every moment. The show started at 9am and came to a close after a sumptuous lunch and exciting games at 3pm
Thyagaraja Aradhana at the Kendra with students rendering Thyagaraja compositions
Aradhana at Jalakanteswara temple.
Procession Of Thyagarajaswamy with portrait of Sri Thyagarajar taken in procession and students singing Thyagarajar compositions. An all-day Aradhana was held at the Jalakanteswara temple.
Vocal, Instrument & Dance – Jalakanteswara temple
Senior students gave vocal, instrument & dance programme at the Jalakanteswara temple
Kendra Reopen – Ganesha and Saraswathi puja
Kendra reopened with Ganesha and Saraswathi puja, which was well attended by the students from all classes. Interviews were held for vocal and dance classes for this academic year.
Carnatic Music Workshop – Violin and Veena Concert
Sri J. Balaji conducted a workshop on how to appreciate Carnatic Music. This was followed by a wonderful concert with Violin Thiru Villivakam Raghuraman, Veena Thiru G.R.S.Murali, Venu Thiru Jaganathan, and Mrdangam Thiru J. Balaji.
Concert by A.S. Murali and party
Arangetram of Harshitha and Amritha
Pranavi concert at TTD temple in Vellore
Kum. C. Pranavi gave a concert at TTD temple in Vellore, accompanied by Violin M. Manimaran and Mrdangam Lakshmi Narasimhan
Adi Krithigai program at the Kendra at 5 pm
Dance program at Chelliamman temple
Adi Kirthigai – Music workshop and Vocal concert
Workshop on music by Pudukotai S. Ramanathan from 10 am to 1 pm. Vocal concert by master G. Abilash (vocal), master Kamalakiran (violin), and master R. Giriprasad (mrdangam). Also, adi krithigai program in Muthumaari Amman Koil
Srikrishna Jayanthi Celebrations
Navaratri juniors program in Shiva Vishnu Koil
Navaratri seniors program in Muthumaari Amman Koil
Navaratri instrumental program (all senior students and junior students)
Navaratri dance program in Iraivankaadu Vanadurga Peedam (see dance music orchestra)
Navarathri dance program and veena/violin program in Jalakandeeswarar Koil
Navaratri dance program on Sudhama Charitham
Dance program in Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in Coimbatore
Concert at Villupuram
Anahitha and apoorva ravindran kutcheri
Pathangi brothers kutcheri
Twentieth Annual Day Celebration at Anna Kalai Arangam, Anna Salai
Workshop by AKS Murali
Sreepuram vocal concert by Giri Raj, violin Manimaran, mriudangam BalaKrishnan
veena concert by sri Hari krishnan, violin manimaran, mrdangam Radhakrishnan
vaikunta ekadasi program
seniors program in Coimbatore Radhakalyana
thygaraja aradhana in kendra
seniors program in sripuram temple (instrumental only)
new students interview 4pm onwards
Pooja at 6:30am
trip to Mahabalipuram and fun in the beach
Sripuram concert at 6pm
park concert from 6 to 7 pm
Vocal Concert by Smt. Sankari Krishnan
Vocal Concert by Smt. Sankari Krishnan 3.30 to 5.30pm
Dance performance at Vanadurga temple Tirpattur
Dance Performance by Kum. Harshitha and Kum. Amritha at Vanadurga temple Tirpattur
Lec-dem on layam by Thiru. K. Thyagarajan
Lec-dem on layam 9:30 to noon by Mirdangam Vidvan Thiru. K. Thyagarajan
Annual Day 4pm
Independence Day – Venna Concert
- Independence Day celebration 3pm
- veena concert 3:30pm by Thiru. A.R.Mrithyunjayan and Thiru. A.R.Srihari
Sri Krishna Jayanthi celebration 10am
Ganesha Chathurthi celebration 10am
Onam celebration 10am
Vocal & instrumental concert @ Shenbakkam Pillayar temple
NAVARATRI Performances: ODAPILLAYAR TEMPLE
NAVARATRI Performances:CHELLIAMMAM TEMPLE
NAVARATRI Performances:SHIVAVISHNU TEMPLE
NAVARATRI Performances:MUTHUMARIAMMAN TEMPLE
NAVARATRI Performances:JALAKANDESWARA TEMPLE
NAVARATRI Performances:ALAKANDESWARA TEMPLE
NAVARATRI Performances:VARASIDDHIVINAYAKAR TEMPLE
VIJAYADASAMI POOJA at the Kendra 4:30pm
Honouring the Teachers for VIJAYADASAMI 7:30am
Concert by Kum. Shreya and Kum. Shobhana 10.30 to 12.30
Workshop on Music
Workshop on music by Smt. SHOBHANA Swaminathan on 25th Nov 2016 10am to 12.30 noon.
- How music enhances oneself
- PowerPoint presentation on Veena
- how to practice basic lessons