Friday, July 8, 2011

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General admission tickets are $10 each. 

Sunanda Nair
Sunanda Nair, is a name to reckon with in the field of Indian classical dance. She is an internationally recognized dancer in Mohini Attam, Bharata Natyam and Kathakali and is the disciple of the noted Mohiniattam exponent Padmashree Dr.(Smt)Kanak Rele. She has prepared for her vocation both as a professional dancer and a teacher of dance, through rich and multifaceted experiences in higher academics, stage performances, classroom instruction and choreography.
Sunanda Nair has been a part of many very reputed national and international festivals, and has won high acclaim from critics and connoisseurs of dance for her impressive dancing skills and recently had the privilege of dancing at the world famous Carnegie Hall , New York. She is trained in Bharata Natyam under distinguished gurus, Kalaimamani Kadirvelu, Kalaimamani Mahalingam Pillai, Guru T.V.Sounderajan, Shri Deepak Majumdar, Smt.Tejiswini Rao and lately “The Dhananjayans“, and Guru C.V Chandrashekhar, Chennai. She had her initial training in Kathakali under Kalamandalam Krishnankutty Warrier.
Sunanda, is an empanelled artiste of the Cultural wing of the Govt of India, Indian Council for Cultural Relations and an outstanding artiste of Indian National television.
Sunanda is also the recipient of innumerable awards the "Singar Mani", "Natya Mayuri", "Kalsagar" , "Abhinaya Shiromani" to name a few.
Arun Gopinath : Vocal
Arun started his basic lessons in music from Shri. Sreedharan Namboodiri at a very young age. He continued his education in music from Bhagavathar Shri. Parameswaran Nair for 10 years. Then he attained further education in music from Bhagavathar Shri. Parameswaran Menon for 3 years. Presently he continues his music lessons from Mr. V.R. Dileep Kumar, and has obtained Ganabhushanam in Violin from Chembai Music College. He passed his M.A. in Music with 2nd rank from Kannur University and has performed for more than 500 reputed stages for Classical Concerts and Abhinaya Sangeetha for Bharathanatyam and Mohiniyattam.
Kiran Gopinath : Mridangam
Kiran started his Basic lessons in Mridangam from his Father, Shri.Kalamandalam Gopinathan at the age of 9. Then he started his Academic education in Mridangam from Kerala Kalamandalam and B.A. and M A in Mridangam with (1st Rank) from Chembai Music Collage, and R.L.V. Music Collage,Tripunithura .Apart from Mridangam he is an exponent in other rhythm instruments like, Edakka, Maddalam, Tabla, Ghatom, Ghanjira ,etc. He has performed more than 500 reputed stages for Classical Concerts and accompanying for Classical dance forms.
Mohan Rangan Govindraj : Flute
Mohan Govindaraj is a well known musician who was inspired to learn playing the flute from his father Sri H. D. Govindaraj. At an early age, in 1979, he started his flute career under the tutelage of Vidwan S.A. Sashidhar at Vijaya College of Music, Bangalore. He continued his advanced music education under the guidance of Late Sangeetha Kalarathna Prof. H.V. Krishnamurthy.

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