SMC Monthly Concert - March 2018

Dear Music Rasikas,

SMC would like to invite you with family and friends to Monthly Concert - March 2018 to be held on March 31st 2018 at the Dundas Community Centre, 21 Sturt Street, Telopea.

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM: Vocal concert by Nithyasree Ramprasad accompanied by Nagaraj Iyer on Violin , Harish Ravindran on Mridangam and Prahlad Suresh Iyer on Kanjira

05:10 PM - 07:10 PM: Vocal recital by Smt. Swathi Sreenath accompanied on Voilin by Sanjay Ramaswamy,  on Mridangam by Subangan Nirmaleswaran and on Kanjira by Acktshan Vasan 

Artiste Profiles:

Smt. Swathi Sreenath

Swathi Sreenath is a disciple of Smt.Sri Vidya Ramanath and Vid.H.S.Sudhindra. Swathi was initiated to Carnatic Vocal at age 5. She topped the state of Karnataka in Carnatic music Senior Vocal Exam. She has also received schlorship from government of Karnataka.

Currently she is an All India Radio B-high graded artist. She has been performing concerts for more than 15 years. She has performed in many respectable Sabhas in Bangalore like Gayana Samaja, Rama Seva Mandali, Suswaralaya College of Music and many more.

Chi. Sanjay Ramaswamy

Sanjay Ramaswamy learns vocal music from Dr. M.S Ramanathan and from Sri Alepey Venkatesan. He was initiated into vocal music by Smt Radha Kalyan. He also plays the violin, having learnt it initially from Sri Nagaraj Iyer and then Sri Balaji Jagannadhan for over a decade. He is currently learning from Sri B U Ganesh Prasad. Sanjay has won many prizes in various musical competitions held in Sydney. He regularly accompanies musicians on the violin in the various music forums across Australia. Sanjay holds a dual Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of New South Wales

Chi. Subangan Nirmaleswaran Kurukkal

Subangan had his initiation to the art of Miruthangam under the guidance of Sri Paheerathan Somasunthara Iyer. Subangan later come under the guidance of Sri Ratnasabapathy Suthanthiraraj a well-respected guru of both Miruthangam and Flute and founder of Ghanalayam Music Academy in Sydney. He is currently undergoing his advanced training from the renowned VidwanNadhaoli Melakaveri Sri K Balaji. Subangan has been involved in classical arts both as a concert organiser and accompanying artist for more than 8 years. He has taken part in numerous events and accompanied a number local and visiting artists from abroad on both the Miruthangam and Ghajira. Subangan is the founder ofKarpahavalli (2007), an organisation that works with up and coming musicians by giving them a platform to perform and practice the beautiful art of Carnatic music. Subangan is also a passionate Carnatic Music teacher. He teaches a select group of dedicated students with an emphasis on tradition and classicism, the same teaching methodologies used by his respected gurus. Subangan holds a Diploma Law from the Legal Profession Admission Board and a Business Degree competed at APM College of Business.