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Presents an evening of Classical Instrumental Music...

Vidwan R.K.Shriramkumar conducts an appreciation session on the musical & lyrical beauty in the compositions of Shri Muthuswami Dikshithar at 4PM

followed by

A Carnatic Violin Concert at 6 PM

Accompanied by K.Arun Prakash on the Mridangam and B.S.Purushothaman on the Kanjira.

Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 4PM,   6PM

Venue: Agnes Irwin School - West Wike Theatre
275 S. Ithan Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
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$25 (General Admission Non-members)
$20 (Members)
$15 (Seniors/Students with Valid ID
$5 (Children 4 - 18)

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(267) 797-7006

About R.K. Shriramkumar:
RKS Vidwan R.K.Shriramkumar is a leading classical violin artist of India. He belongs to the Rudrapatnam family of musicians; a family with a glorious musical tradition. He is the grandson of the much respected Vidvan Shri. R. K. Venkatarama Shastri. Having had his initial lessons in violin from Vidushi Smt. Savitri Satyamurthy, Shriramkumar was trained by his grandfather. He later received guidance from Vidwan Shri V V Subrahmanyam and also had training in vocal music from Sangita Kalanidhi Shri D K Jayaraman. His skills were further honed through the association and learning he gained by accompanying the doyens of Carnatic Music like Sangita Kalanidhis Shri Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer, Smt M S and others. A recipient of many awards, Shriramkumar has traveled far and wide on concert tours.

About Arun Prakash:
AP Vidwan K. Arun Prakash is one of the best Mrudangam artists. He is a dynamic young Mrudangist who hails from a musical family. He is the son of Shi L. Krishnan, a composer. He started learning Mrudangam from the age of nine under the late Sri Ramanathapuram M. N. Kandaswamy (disciple of Palani Subranlania Pillai). Arun Prakash has performed in all leading music Sabhas and over the years accompanied all leading musicians like D. K. Pattammal, K. V. Narayanaswamy, D. K. Jayaraman, T. N. Seshagopalan and U. Srinivas. Arun Prakash has won many awards and has performed in USA, Canada, Middle East and U.K.

About B.S. Purshothaman:
BSP B.S. Purushothaman is a disciple of mridangam Vidwan Bangalore Sri M.L. Veerabhadraiah, his son Bangalore Sri V. Praveen and 'Sangita Kalanidhi' Dr. T.K. Murthy. He has accompanied nearly all the top ranking artistes and played along with all the most senior vidwans in the field including K.V.Narayanaswamy, Dr. M Balamuralikrishna, R.K. Shrikantan, Mandolin U. Srinivas, T.M. Krishna and many others. He has accompanied mridangam maestros such as Dr. T.K. Murthy, Vellore G. Ramabadhran, Palghat Raghu, Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman, Karaikkudi R. Mani and many others. He is one of the most sought after and popular kanjira artistes in the Carnatic music field.