The five day Music festival at the Subha Sidhi Vinayaka Mandhir is slotted to have the grand finale on the 2nd of September 2008 (Tuesday) with a concert by the bright and sparkling local artist from Mayur Vihar, Ms. Mahalakshmi. It has been a healthy development in recent years of finding select youth with good lineage and aptitude to pursue their interest in music in a mature way by consolidating their interests academically and with full confidence. Luckily the opportunities in this field has fortuitously opening up.
Kum. Mahalakshmi hails from a musical family and is the great granddaughter of the famous violinist Kumbakonam Sri Rajamanikkam Pillai and the younger daughter of Kalaimamani Sri V.S.K. Chakrapani (Violinist). She is now pursuing a study in Phd in Music after completing a post graduation and successfully completing her M. Phil from the Faculty of Music and Fine Arts, University of Delhi.
She is also a graded artist in the All India Radio, Delhi. She won the Senior Scholarship for Karnatic Music (Vocal) 2000 – 2004 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. She bagged the award with the Title “Yuva Kala Bharathi” by the Bharat Kalachar, Chennai in the year 2005.
The concert is scheduled as under:
Kum. C. Mahalakshmi – Vocal
Mr. VSK Annadurai – Violin
Mr. Kumbakonam Padmanabhan – Mridangam
Time: 0660 PM onwards.
Venue: The Concert Hall, Sri Subha Sidhi Vinayak Mandhir, Pocket IV. Mayor Vihar (Ph 1)
This program is cosponsored by Issai Kudumbam (firstname.lastname@example.org).
All are welcome.