Sruti presents Amritha Murali in an evening of Classical Vocal Music...

Accompanied by Ranjani Ramakrishnan on the Violin and Vinod Seetharaman on the Mridangam

Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 4:30 PM

West Wike Theater, Agnes Irwin School
275 S. Ithan Avenue,
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
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$25 (General Admission Non-members)
$20 (Members)
$15 (Seniors/Students with Valid ID)
$5 (Children 4 - 18)

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About Amritha Murali
Amritha Murali is a disciple of Sri K.R. Kedaranathan, Smt. Meera Kedaranathan and Smt. Rama Ravi. She is currently under the tutelage of Sri P.S. Narayanaswamy. She also trains under Smt. T. Rukmini for violin playing. Amritha has performed for major organizations all over the country and abroad. A recipient of many prizes and awards, Amritha has to her credit 'Isai Chudar' from Kartik Fine Arts, 'Yuva Kala Bharathi' from Bharat Kalachar, 'Naada Oli' from Naada Inbam, Kalki Krishnamurthy Memorial Award, Smt. M.L. Vasantakumari Award from Sri Parthasarathy Swamy Sabha, 'M.S. Subbulakshmi Award' from Narada Gana Sabha, Yuva Kalakaar Puraskar from Shanmukhananda Fine Arts, Mumbai, All India Radio National Competition Prize, Outstanding sub senior vocalist award from the Music Academy, to name a few. Amritha is an A grade artist of the AIR. Equally adept at playing the violin, she has won numerous awards and prizes for the same and has accompanied on the violin many senior artistes all over the country and abroad.


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About Ranjani Ramakrishnan
Ranjani Ramakrishnan is the disciple of her mother Smt.Seetha Ramakrishnan who is a disciple of Kovai.Shri.B.Dakshinamoorthy. She was initiated into the art at the age of 4 and the musical environment that surrounded their upbringing paved the way for a bright future. They also received vocal training from Smt.Latha Ramchand. Ranjani won the prestigious Pt.Vishwanathdev Sharma Award, conducted by Pt.Jasraj, in 1998.She was also a winner at the Khajuraho Festival, conducted by YSNM, in 1996. Smt.Ranjani is a grade 'A' artist with AIR and Doordarshan, having won the All India Radio Award, in 1995. She has accompanied a number of eminent and senior vidwans including Sangita Kalanidhi Sri.R.K.Shrikantan, Chitravina.Sri.N.Ravikiran, Smt.Suguna Purushottaman, and Smt.Suguna Varadachari. She also regularly accompanies Padma Bhushan Alarmel Valli for her dance performances, in India and abroad.

About Vinod Seetharaman:
Vinod Seetharaman started learning mridangam at the age of seven from Shri. Ardhanareeswaran. He had his advanced training under Bangalore Shri. Arjun Kumar and Sangeetha Kalanidhi Shri. Umayalpuram Sivaraman. Schooled in the pure classical music tradition under his Guru's guidance and tutelage, Vinod has developed into an accomplished artist. His performances has been widely acclaimed and appreciated by audiences at various musical events in India, United States of America, and Canada. He is one of the most sought after accompanist for artists on their concert tours. Some of the prominent artists he has accompanied include TN Seshagopalan, N.Ramani, TM Krishna, Sudha Raghunathan, etc. He is a Graded All India Radio artiste with many radio concerts to his credit and national television in India. He has a master's degree in Industrial technology and is currently pursuing a career in automotive engineering in Detroit.