Sruti presents Dr. Pantula Rama in an evening of Classical Vocal Music

Accompanied by Vidwan M.S.N.Murthy on the Violin and Vidwan Patri Satish Kumar on the Mridangam

Saturday, October 18, 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 Dr. Pantula Rama   Read more about Dr. Pantula Rama

Dr. Pantula Rama has been performing since she was eight. Her technical perfection conforms to the best classical standards. A multitalented personality, Dr. Pantula Rama also accompanies many artists of repute on the violin. She holds a Ph.D in music from Andhra University for her thesis: A study of the shaping of an ideal musician through saadhana, published by Gyan Publishers of New Delhi. She has an MA and BA in music from Andhra University, where she won gold medals each time and has been a University Topper.


Interview with the artist in The Hindu

About MSN. Murthy   Read more about the artist

MSN Murthy is an eminent Carnatic Music violinist. He has been winning high degree of critical acclaim for his purity of style, fine aesthetic sense, powerful sound, flawless execution and complete command over the instrument. He has been known to be a child prodigy and started performing at an early age of 10. He holds the "Top Grade" from All India Radio" and is a humble and multitalented personality and is a virtuoso with the Violin, Viola and a Vocalist of repute. Accompanied many a veteran vidwan like Smt. M.S.Subbulakshmi, Dr. M.Balamuralikrishna, Sri Nedunuri Krishna Murthy, Dr.S.Ramanathan, Sri Maharajapuram Santanam, Sri M.S.Bala Subrahmanya Sarma, Sri Nookala China Satyanarayana, Sri T.R.Subramanyam to name a few. He had won many awards.

About Patri Satish Kumar   Read more about the artist

Patri Satish Kumar is one of the most sought after Mridangam artists. His gurus are some of the great Mridangam players from Andhra - Sri Ramachandramurthy, Sri V.A. Swami and Sri V. Narasimhan.
Satish was inspired into the world of Percussion right from childhood by his mother Padmavathy, a renowned violinist. He played his first concert at the young age of 7.
An exponent of Classical, Fusion and Jazz percussion, Satish is a very innovative artist and has performed in many international festivals. Satish has played many audio and video recordings with different melodic instruments from India and the West & has also conceived a special Laya Vinyasam (a cascade of rhythms) titled ‘Dancing Drums’. He has evolved a style of his own which he blends perfectly with different instruments and voice as he adapts his approach playing alongside varied melodic instruments. Satish Kumar has regaled audiences all over the world – including the US, Canada, Europe, Australia, Middle-east, Singapore and Japan. He has been awarded ASTHANA VIDWAN of Kanchi Kaamakothipeetham of Kanchipuram along with the title “MRIDANGA NAADA MANI”. He has also been conferred the title “NAVAYUGA NANDHI” by Sri Siddha Baala Peetham of Tirunelveli.
Satish is known for spontaneity, fine artistry and deft fingering techniques. Satish is ranked A-Top artist by AIR. A teacher with individualized touch, He has disciples in most continents. He has been featured in many national and international broadcasts