Sruti and Crossroads Music present
'Vibrations' - an Indian concert with percussion and rhythm in tune with melody

Tiruvarur Vaidyanathan Mridangam & Konnakol
B.V. Raghavendra Rao 5 String Acoustic violin
N. Guruprasad Ghatam
N. Sundar - Tabla & Morsing
G. Abilash Vocal

Saturday, April 29, 2017 4:30 PM
St Mary's Episcopal Church Hamilton Village, 3916 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104

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

Sruti is pleased to present Vibrations - 2017, in partnership with Crossroads Music (
This event will host 5 world class musicians from India working in harmony resulting in a grand celebration of Indian percussion and rhythm in tune with melody.

Tiruvarur Vaidyanathan , consummate mridangam vidwan, has climbed the ladder of recognition in the field of carnatic Music percussion due to disciplined training, concentrated focus and an earnest desire to achieve. His art is just an extension of the vocal music that is characteristic of keen mind, sense of application, imaginative rhythmic patterns, flawless techniques and a style that enhances the quality of the performance. He is a reputed guru who has developed a simplified teaching methodology.

B. V. Raghavendra Rao hails from a distinguished family of musicians. He was initiated into the niceties of music at an early age of five by his father B. Sudarsana Rao. Attracted by the lure of classical music from his childhood, he trained rigorously on the violin for several years.

N. Guruprasad is the son of Ghatam Vidwan Shri K. Nagaraja Rao. He had his initial training under his father and later had gurukulam under Ghatam Maestro Shri T.H. Vikku Vinayakram who made him play many thala vadhya concerts and in turn removed fear of the stage at an early age. He has accompanied all the established artists in their respective fields of Carnatic music all over the world.

N. Sundar, Tabla / Morsing artiste is the son of Sri. S. Nagarajan, famous Mridangam Artiste. Sundar has travelled all over the world accompanying leading artistes and has been part of many ensembles.

G. Abilash is acknowledged as one of the promising young talents in the field of South Indian Classical Music. He has performed more than 700 concerts all over India and other countries. He is the winner of Carnatic Music Idol Peoples Choice for the year 2010.