September 22, 2023
Vrinda Acharya is one of Bangalore’s talented young musicians. She grew up in Basavanagudi and lives with her in-laws in Malleswaram. Acharya has a master’s degree in Sanskrit and has written numerous papers for conferences—about composers, techniques and musicology. Married to a mridangam player, she is part of a close-knit community of musicians who make their life and living through music.
Vrinda is well known to Fort Myers music lovers and we welcome her back here again.
Sanjay Chandran on Violin
Sanjay Chandra learned Carnatic music from gurus Late Shri K. Shiva Kumar and Late Smt. T.R. Balamani and Hindustani music from Guru Shri T.K. Patnaik in Mumbai, India. He has given many solo concerts in India as well as in the US and has accompanied eminent musicians such as T.V. Sankaranarayanan, Chitraveena Ravikiran and Bombay Jayashree. In addition, he has performed in several Jugalbandhi concerts with renowned instrumentalists such as Ronu Majumdar and Kedar Naphade. He has won the prestigious Sangeet Natak Academy award for the most promising violinist under the age of 21 as well as the music scholarship from CCRT, a Government of India entity. In addition, Sanjay extensively performs an original blend of Indian classical music with contemporary jazz, Celtic, Middle Eastern and African music and has performed in several reputed venues all over the US. Sanjay has a Bachelor�s degree in Engineering from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and a Master�s degree in Engineering from Penn State University. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of a healthcare company in South Florida
Kapil Ramanarayanan - Mridangam
Guru: Shri. Bangalore Arjun Kumar
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