By Sankari Krishnan
Date and Time
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
1612 County Line Rd,
Montgomeryville, PA 18936
Sruti is pleased to present Sankari Krishnan in a carnatic vocal concert.
About Sankari Krishnan
Born in a family of teachers of high repute, Sankari Krishnan attributes her interest in music to her parents, Shri S. Maniam and Smt Seetha Maniam who encouraged her to pursue Music as a profession.
Sankari Krishnan M.A. M.Phil (Music), a gold medalist from the University of Madras, was initiated into music at Thiruvanaikoil, Trichy by Shri K.S.Subramanian. His encouragement had fired a passion in Sankari to pursue music as a career. While doing her post graduation in Music in Chennai, she had the good fortune of becoming a disciple of one of the greatest maestros of all times, Padmabhushan Lalgudi Shri G.Jayaraman. This privilege continued uninterrupted for more than twenty years until the great Guru left his mortal coils. She has been fortunate to absorb his music and become a responsible torch bearer of the great Lalgudi bani.
An "A" Grade artiste in All India Radio, Chennai, she has performed in the prestigious Akashvani Sangeeth Sammelan and National Programmes in AIR & Doordharshan She has also given many interviews/interactive programmes in Doordharshan and other regional channels.
She has performed under the aegis of Sangeeth Natak Academy and has been performing in almost all the prestigious organizations and sabhas in Chennai and all over India and has also rendered special "Veena & Voice" concerts alongside eminent Veena maestro, Dr. Karaikudi S.Subramanian, Director, Brhaddhvani.
She has also been giving concert tours in the USA, Europe and Asian countries Sankari has done interactive performances with popular western classical and jazz musicians of international repute. She had the rare privilege of being part of OMI International Musicians Residency in New York wherein she has rendered interactive performances with top musicians from all over the globe.
Besides being an accomplished perfomer, Sankari is also an established teacher. She has been a lecturer in Music at Mother Teresa Womens University. She has also been a senior faculty at Brhaddvani , Research and Training Centre for the Musics of the World. Sankari has also conducted many workshops for musicians belonging to different genres and countries and also for classical dancers in India and abroad.
Sankari has composed music for Rama Charitam, a Bharatanatyam dance ballet for Shanmuka Arts, Mumbai.
Through her initiative, Samrddhi - Centre for Eternal Musical Pursuit, Sankari blends her rich concert experience and glorious academic achievements and the innovative institutional teaching methodology while imparting music to many students at home and across the globe through Skype. Many of her students in right earnest have begun their tryst with music by their performances.
She is also enriching the listening experience with a number of Classical and Devotional Compact Discs.