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LOTUS June 2018 concerts

Date: saturday, june 16th, 2018

TIME: 1.30 PM to 4.45 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

Pramati Barath (Vocal)
Aishwarya Anand (Violin)
Akshay Aravindan (Mrudangam)


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

Ranjana Rajagopalan (Vocal)
Mihir Ganesan (Mrudangam)


Concert #3 - Intermediate        3:30 PM - 4:45 PM

Sriram Krishnan  (Vocal)
(Violin)
(Mrudangam)

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Pramati Barath (Vocal)

Pramati Barath is a vocal student of Sri Paduka Academy for the past 8 years. She has been learning vocal singing under the guidance of Sri Hari Devanath and Sri Vivek Sundararaman. She started learning violin from Sri Mahesh Balaji and is currently learning from Sri Delhi P Sundararajan. Apart from music, Pramati is an active tennis player and competes in various tournaments across California.


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. Ashwsrya also plays the western violin.


Akshay Aravindan (Mrudangam)

Akshay Aravindan is a disciple of Sri. Kumbakonam Swaminathan. Akshay started his Mrudangam training under Sri. Ravindrabharathy Sridaran at the age of 7. He has won many competitions like the Cleveland Aradhana Festival, Papanasam Sivan competition, Osaat and accompanied many schools in various venues.

Apart from Mrudangam, Akshay is an active basketball player and he is part of his school's Varsity team.

Akshay is a senior  in Mission San Jose High School.


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Ranjana Rajagopalan (Vocal)

Ranjana Rajagopalan is a student of Smt. Lavanya Kothandaraman and has been fortunate to learn to play the violin from her together with vocal music. She has also had the opportunity to learn from Sri. R. K. Sriram Kumar on multiple occasions. Ranjana is a 7th grader at Cupertino Middle School. In her spare time, she loves to read books, work on arts and crafts projects with her mom, watch Golden State Warriors games with her dad, and, play with her siblings. 


Mihir Ganesan (Mrudangam)

Mihir Ganesan is a student of Sri. Ramesh Srinivasan of Sarvalaghu Percussion Arts Center. He has been fortunate to accompany Sri. Adoor Sudarsanan, an A-grade AIR artist from India, for a full length concert in 2017, and Guru Hari Devanath of Sri Paduka Academy in 2018. He has participated in many Bay Area Tala Vaadya programs, notable concerts in CLE Tyagaraja Aradhana, viz., Sustaining Sampradaya, Tanjore Quartet, Carnatic Symphony, Nama-Sankeertanam and Carnatic Epic Choir.  Mihir is preparing for his upcoming Arangetram in Aug 2018. He also plays the Western violin, & plans to audition for the San Jose youth symphony.  Mihir is a 6th grader at Evergreen Elementary School, San Jose. In his spare time, he loves to run, swim, bike, play badminton and video games, and, watch superhero movies with his family. 


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