30-July-2023 - Carnatic Vocal Arangetram of Shivani Dhanya Sundaram
Venue - Central Piedmont Parr Center, 1201 Elizabeth Ave., Charlotte, NC 28204, USA.
First Vocal Arangetram for Swaradigm and the City of Charlotte! Heralded by Shivani Dhanya Sundaram.
With immense pleasure and Guru Kripa, Swaradigm conducted its first arangetram, in Charlotte, NC on 30th July 2023, of Shivani Dhanya Sundaram, hosted by Jayashee and Srini.
The arangetram was designed a bit differently to let Shivani express her Carnatic and non-carnatic genres as well.
Wishing Shivani all the very best to take her music further to touch many more hearts for a long time to come.
Link to Concert Video, Photo Album, Program Brochures, Lobby Digital Wall & Song List
Here's the YouTube link to the Carnatic vocal concert & felicitations.
Here's the official photo album. (more pics to be added in due course of time).
Here's a copy of the grand digital wall still image that greeted everyone in the lobby, made by Shri. S. Kumar (Shivani's uncle and Jayashree elder brother from New Delhi).
Here's a copy of the program brochure (prepared by Shri. S. Kumar)
Here's a slideshow of the song list and details (design given by Shri. S. Kumar).
18-June-2023: Swaradigm Student Aditi Melkote Balepur's Carnatic Vocal Concert at Rasamanjari, Dublin, CA.
Venue & Time: Panchamukha Hanuman Temple, Dublin, CA at 1:30 pm.
Vocal: Aditi Balepur
Violin: Shreyas Ravi
Mridangam: Prabhav Nadella
1. Adi Vinayakam (Varnam) - Raga Reetigowlai - Adi - Chitravina Shri. N. Ravikiran
2. Ananda Natana Prakasham - Raga Kedaram - Misra Chapu - Shri. Muttuswami Dikshitar
3. Kashi Vishalakshim - Raga Poorvi Kalyani - Roopakam - Shri. Muttuswami Dikshitar
Swaradigm is grateful to Guru Smt. Anuradha Sridhar (Trinity Center for Music, Los Gatos, CA) and Guru Shri. Natarajan Srinivasan (Nandhi Laya Vidyalaya, Pleasanton, CA) for their time and training their disciiples Shreyas and Prabhav respectively.
Q1 2023 - Thyagaraja Aradhana, Mahashivaratri Student Recitals
Venue - Various in California, North Carolina, Ohio
256th Birth Anniversary of St. Thyagaraja - Silicon Valley Lotus Aradhana, Milpitas, California.
T.N. Arunagiri along with disciples Akshay Palanivelu, Akhil Palanivelu and Vaivasvat Ramesh presented bhaktuni chAritramu - Raga Begada - Adi, among other kritis.
Aditi Balepur presented St. Tyagaraja kriti, dEhi tavapada in Raga Sahana and Adi talam.
22nd Charlotte Tyagaraja Aradhana, 2023 - Hindu Center, Charlotte, North Carolina.
Shivani Sundaram presented smaraNE sukhamu in Raga Jana Ranjani and Adi talam.
Mahashivaratri - Shri Venkataeshwara Temple, Columbus, Ohio.
Poorvaja Mahesh and Meena Mahesh presented the Saptaratna kriti jaTadha shankara of Shri. Oottukkadu Venkata Kavi in Raga Todi, Ado talam.
29-Apr-2023: Swaradigm - Free Kanada Ata Tala Varnam Learning Event on Smule LiveJam by TNArunagiri & Swaradigm ScholArtship Student Subramanian Isaipriyan.
Venue & Time: Smule App on iPhone or Android
TN Arunagiri (Smule ID: tn_arunagiri) and Subramanian Isaipriyan (Smule ID: Golden_Subramani) will be conducting a LIVE learning event inside Smule app, in a group called "VoiceFitness Detours", into which anyone with a VIP Smule ID can join in and listen/watch/learn. Register by clicking "Buy Free Ticket" button below, to receive Kanada varnam notations before the live jam session. Please use your Smule ID in the Last Name field while buying the free ticket to register.
26-Feb-2023 - "ChakravAkham" - Guru Raghavendra Swamy Pallavi Series
Venue & Time: Shri. Krishna Vrindavana | 43 Sunol St., San Jose, CA | 4 pm - 7 pm (Prasad to be followed after the concert)
Dear Music Teachers , Rasikas and students
Subha and I are extremely excited and happy to let you know that we are restarting Guru Raghavendra Swamy Melakartha Pallavi Series on his Birthday (Jayanthi a.k.a Vardhanthi) on Feb 26 , 2023 . This will be in Melakartha # 16 Chakravakham. This will be a grand vocal concert by
Sri T.N. Arunagiri - Vocal
Smt. Sandhya Srinath - Violin
Sri Srinath Bala - Mridangam
Sri A.V. Krishnan - Ghatam
Sri Adithya Mahadevan - Khanjira
It will be held at Shri Krishna Vrundavana temple on Feb 26 from 4.00 to 7 pm . Please come listen, enjoy and get Guru’s blessings
With best wishes,
Subha and Narasimhan