As part of the monthly Sunday Kutcheri in the Park organized by Sundaram Finance, 12 year old Pranav Arcot, a Class VII student of Hari Shree Vidhyalayam presented a lively vocal carnatic music performance at the Nageswara Rao Park in Mylapore this Sunday (March 5) morning between 6.30am and 730am. No Mikes and Speakers are used at the Sunday Kutcheri in the Park.
Pranav, who is learning music from Smt. JeyasriJeyaraj Krishnan, was accompanied on the Violin by VibhuRavindran (Disciple of LalgudiSrimathiBrahmanandam) and on the Mirudangam by A Rohit (Disciple of KalaimamaniThiruvarur Sri Bakthavathsalam).
Pranav presented compositions that included Vallabha (Begada – Rupakam), Sadamadin (Gambhiravani – Adi) and Kamalacharane (Amrithabehag – Adi).
P Viswanathan, Company Secretary, Sundaram Finance Ltd., presented certificates and mementos to the artistes.
Launched in February 2006, the idea of the Sunday Kutcheri in the Park is to provide opportunities to young budding talent aged below 15 years to present in front of an informal park audience amidst chirping birds and falling leaves. Around 1100 children have presented Kutcheri to-date.
Sundaram Finance conducts audition to select the artistes to present the MikelessKutcheri. To register, email: firstname.lastname@example.org