Past Events – 2012

Navaratri Celebrations

We appreciate and applaud the commitment of the teachers, participants, parents, volunteers and members that made the Navaratri celebrations a grand success.
On November 10th, 2012 at 10 AM to 6 PM.
Venue : Sycamore School, 1750 West 64th Street Indianapolis, IN 46260

Concert by Kailash Hemachandra

Sri Sandeep Bharadwaj (Violin)
Sri Suryavamshi Murthy (Mridangam)
At 11 AM on Saturday, Nov 10th, 2012, during Navaratri Celebrations
Venue : Sycamore School, 1750 West 64th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46260.

Concert by S. Sowmya

Sri Embar Kannan (Violin)
Sri Neyveli Narayanan (Mridangam)
Sri K.V.Gopalakrishnan (Kanjira)
At 7pm on Friday, Oct 5th, 2012
Venue : Sycamore School, 1750 West 64th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46260.
Please find a review of this concert here.

Concert by Sri D. Seshachary

On Saturday, Sep 22nd, 2012
Meet and greet at 1:30 PM
Concert from 2 PM to 5 PM
Venue : Sycamore School, 1750 West 64th Street Indianapolis, IN 46260
Smt Pravathy Hadley provided a recap of this concert here.

25th Anniversary Celebrations

On August 25th, 2012 at 4 PM to 8 PM.
Venue : Sycamore School, 1750 West 64th Street Indianapolis, IN 46260
Please join us at 4 PM for performances by our very own Goutham Sacheendran and Shruthi Raj accompanied by Smt Savita Viswanathan on violin and Sri Vasudevan Namboodiri on mridangam. Dinner will be served after the performances.

A Veena Concert by Smt. Pushpa Kashinath

On Saturday, July 14th 2012 at 4PM (Seating begins at 3.30)
Venue : Clarion Hotel Theater, Waterfront Parkway, West Drive, Indianapolis, IN, US, 46214.
Carnatic Music Association of Indianapolis and Mallige-Indiana Kannada Koota jointly presents a Veena Concert by Smt. Pushpa Kashinath. Smt Pushpa will be accompanied on Mridangam by our very own Dr.Suryavamshi Murthy and on Khanjira by Sri.A.V.Kashinath.

Concert by Smt Amritha Murali

On May 20, 2012 at 5 PM
Venue : The Monon Center, 1235 Central Park Drive East, Carmel, IN 46032.
Smt. Amritha Murali was accompanied by Sri. J Vaidhyanathan on mridangam & Dr Hemalatha on violin. We would like to thank the artists for a wonderful concert.

A review of Smt. Amrutha Murali’s concert is posted here.

Concert by Dr NithyaShree in Cincinnati

The Society for Appreciation of Bharatiya Heritage and Arts (SABHA) at University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati OH proudly presents an evening of delightful Indian classical music by Kalaimamani Dr. Nithyasree Mahadevan on Sunday, Apr 29, 2012. The concert will be held in Kresge Auditorium at the University of Cincinnati. SABHA has extended an invitation to the Carnatic Music community at Indianapolis and surrounding areas. Please attend this and enjoy a musical evening with us.
Dr. Nithyasree Mahadevan (Vocal) accompanied by Shri. B.V. Raghavendra Rao (Violin) and Shri. Patri Satish Kumar (Mridangam)
When: Sunday, April 29 2012, 5 PM
Where: Kresge Auditorium, University of Cincinnati, 231 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati OH 45267
Admission: Free to all.
Please note that this is not hosted by CMAI and CMAI is notifying of its members about this concert hosted by SABHA

Thyagaraja Aradhana

CMAI thanks all teachers, singers, instrument players, volunteers for helping the community pay a rich tribute to Thyagaraja on 28th April. Few days prior to Thyagaraja Aradhana day, we have asked the participating children to send us few lines about the kriti they planned to sing. This was done to promote interest in learning Bhavam of the kritis. We would like to applaud the children who have responded in such a short notice. Please follow this link.

Detailed Schedule is here.

Venue: Clarion hotel. Address is 2930 Waterfront Parkway, West Drive, Indianapolis, IN, US, 46214.

Kuchipudi Dance by Madhavapeddi Murthy & PartyCMAI and GITA jointly presents Kuchipudi Dance by Kalaimamani Sri Madhavapeddi Murthy and team. Madhavapeddi Murthy is the son of Late Madhavapeddi Satyam, a noted play-back singer. Murthy has learnt Kuchipudi under the Tutelage of Guru Dr. Vempati Chinna Satyam for more than 20 years. He performed at various temples all over India, USA, Canada, France, Belgium, Australia, Singapore, etc.
On Saturday, April 14, 2012, at 4 PM at Fall Creek Middle Valley School, 9701, East 63rd St, Indianapolis, IN, 46236. There’s entry fee for CMAI members to cover the dinner costs.

Neyveli Santhanagopalan Carnatic Vocal Concert

On behalf of Carnatic music community of Indianapolis, CMAI would like to thank Sri Neyveli Santhanagopalan, Smt Charulatha Ramanujam (Violin), Sri B. Ganapathyraman (Mridangam) for a delightful concert on 7th April 2012 at Sycamore School.
Please read detailed reviews from Anu Moorthy here and from Parvathy Hadley here.

Carnatic Composers’ Day on March 3rd, 2012

Let’s applaud the commitment of the teachers, participants, parents, volunteers, last but not the least – members that made the composers’s day a grand success.
Venue: Fishers High School, 13257 Cumberland Road, Fishers IN 46038
When : 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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