Dear Music Rasikas,
SMC would like to invite you with family and friends to Monthly Concert - October 2017 to be held on Oct 8th 2017 at the Dundas Community Centre, 21 Sturt Street, Telopea.
04:00 PM - 06:30 PM: Vocal recital by Smt.Shubha Harinath, accompanied on Violin by Sri. Kranthi Kiran Mudigonda and on Mrudangam by Sri. Sivakumar Sethupathi.
Smt. Subha Harinath
Subha Harinath was introduced to music at a very young age and has the privilege of undergoing training from disciples of the famous Carnatic Music legends. Subha was introduced to music and continue to train with her mother Smt. Rajalakshmi Venkatachari - disciple of Shri.B.Rajam Iyer . She did her initial training under Shri. Sethurama Iyer - disciple of Shri. Madurai Mani Iyer. Subha continues her advanced training under Smt. Prema Hariharan - disciple of Shri. Kalyanaraman. She along with her guru Smt. Prema Hariharan released audioChinna Chinna Slokangal andThaye Thulasamma which was a great success in Chennai. She was very fortunate to be the lead singer for the dance balletKreeda by Prof.C.V.Chandrashekar which was a huge hit in Sydney and Canberra. Subha has been part of music circle in Australia performing in Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney and also has been lead singer for charity fund raising dance ballet's organised in Sydney. Subha has had training in playing the Carnatic Violin under the guidance of Parur.Shri.M.S.Anantharaman. She is currently a Corporate IT professional, teaching Carnatic Music to a handful of very talented and dedicated students. Subha aims to provide young students with a holistic understanding and appreciation of South Indian Music.
Sri. Kranthi Kiran Mudigonda
Kranthi Kiran Mudigonda had his initial training in music with Sri P.S.S.R Jagannatham and Sri N. C. Ramanujam. He had advanced training under eminent vidwan Sri Dwaram Satyanarayana Rao at Hyderabad. He is currently under advanced tutelage in vocal from Hyderabad Brothers and violin from Parur Sri M A Sundareswaran. He has a vast experience in accompanying local and visiting artistes for various concerts across Australia. He also developed interest in percussion and has undergone training in mridangam and kanjira from Sri Kaliprasad Babu, Melakaveri Sri K Balaji and Sri Nerkunam Sankar. He continues to learn mridangam from Maestro Sri Patri Satish Kumar. He founded Geervani Academy of Performing Arts and teaches Vocal, Violin and Mridangam in Sydney.
Sri. Sivakumar Sethupathi
Siva started training in mridangam from the age of 8 under Sri T.S. Janakiraman, a disciple of Sri Palani Subramania Pillai. He is also a recipient of a music scholarship awarded by the Centre For Cultural Resources and Training, Government of India. He has been regularly playing mridangam and kanjira for Carnatic music programs and Bharatanatyam recitals in Australia. He is also interested in collaborative ventures that involve fusion of Carnatic music with other genre and has performed in many folk festivals across the country. He is also an active member of Sydney Bhajana Mandali.