Sruti presents Amritha Murali Carnatic Vocal Concert

Accompanied by R.K. Shriramkumar on Violin and K. Arun Prakash on Mridangam.

Saturday, April 8, 2017 4:30 PM
Agnes Irwin School, 275 S. Ithan Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Event is free for all Sruti sponsors, Patron Sponsors and Concert Patrons

Vidushi 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.

Vidwan R.K.Shriramkumar is a leading classical violin artist of India, very familiar to the Sruti community. He belongs to the Rudrapatnam family of musicians; a family with a glorious musical tradition. He is the grandson of the much respected Vidvan Shri. R. K. Venkatarama Shastri. His skills were further honed through the association and learning he gained by accompanying the doyens of Carnatic Music like Sangita Kalanidhis Shri Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer, Smt M S Subbulakshmi and others. A recipient of many awards, Shriramkumar has traveled far and wide on concert tours.

Vidwan K. Arun Prakash, is one of the best Mridangam artists. He is a dynamic young Mridangist who hails from a musical family. He is the son of Shri L. Krishnan, a composer. He started learning Mrudangam from the age of nine under the late Sri Ramanathapuram M. N. Kandaswamy (disciple of Palani Subramania Pillai). Arun Prakash has performed in all leading music Sabhas and over the years accompanied all leading musicians like D. K. Pattammal, K. V. Narayanaswamy, D. K. Jayaraman, T. N. Seshagopalan and U. Srinivas. Arun Prakash has won many awards and has performed in USA, Canada, Middle East and U.K.