LOTUS Nov 2018 monthly concerts

Date: saturday, november 17th, 2018

TIME: 1.30 PM to 3.30 PM

Venue: SANATHANA DHARMA KENDRA


3102 Landess Ave,

San Jose, CA 95132

Phone: 408 481 9242

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All are welcome to attend these free concerts. Please feel free to spread this message to your friends and relatives.



Concert #1 - Junior        1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Janani and Mythri (Vocal Duet)
Apurvaa Anand (Violin)
Avinash (Mrudangam)


Concert #2 - Junior        2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Manya Sriram (Vocal)
Aishwarya Anand (Violin)
Umesh (Mrudangam)


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 Janani and Mythri (Vocal Duet)

Janani Sekar is a 12th grader and Mythri Sekar is a 9th grader at James Logan High School in Union City. They have been learning vocal music from Smt. Nandini Ramamurthi and Smt. JB Keerthana in India. Both Janani and Mythri are on their school speech and debate team. Janani is also a black belt in Kung Fu. Mythri also learns violin from Dr. Saravanapriyan Sriraman. Both of them enjoy performing duets together.


Apurvaa Anand (Violin)

Apurvaa Anand is a vocal and violin disciple of Guru Smt. Anuradha Sridhar. She is the great granddaughter of Sangeetha Kalanidhi Sri.T.K.Jayarama Iyer. Apurvaa also plays the western violin and is the concert master for her school advanced orchestra.


Avinash (Mrudangam)

Avinash is a 9th grader and has been learning Mridangam and Carnatic Vocal Music since the age of 6. He started learning Mridangam from Sri. Ramesh Srinivasan. He is currently under the tutelage of Vidwan Sri. S.J. Arjun Ganesh.

He learns Carnatic vocal from Sri. Hari Devnath and Sri.Vivek Sundararaman of Sri Paduka Academy.

He likes to read books, play badminton and follow football.

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Manya Sriram (Vocal)

Manya is a seventh grader at Darmouth Middle School in San Jose. She has been a student of Sri Paduka Academy under the able guidance of Sri Vivek Sundararaman and Sri Hari Devanath, learning vocal music for the past 7 years.

Manya also learns carnatic violin from Smt. Sandhya Srinath's Vadhya Vidhyalayam school. She has competed and won several several prizes in Cleveland and other local competitions bay area competitions. 

She’s an avid reader, loves art. She's also a competitive swimmer at Quick Silver Swimming club.


Aishwarya Anand (Violin)

Aishwarya Anand is a vocal and violin disciple of Guru Smt. Anuradha Sridhar. She is the great granddaughter of Sangeetha Kalanidhi Sri.T.K.Jayarama Iyer. Aishwarya also plays the western violin.


Umesh (Mrudangam)

Umesh is a fun loving 7th grader at Honer Junior High School, Fremont. He has been learning mridangam from his father Sri. Gopi Lakshminarayanan since age 6. Umesh has been providing accompaniment support starting 2016. Umesh has won first prize in mridangam competitions at Cleveland Aradhana and Papanasam Sivan competitions. 

Umesh likes playing Chess, Tennis, and Basketball. 



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