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LOTUS March 2017 Concerts

Date: saturday, march 18th, 2017

TIME: 1.30 PM to 4.30 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

Anirudh Raja (Vocal)
Shreyas Srinivasan (Violin)
Achyut Srinivasan (Mrudangam)


Concert #2 - Senior        2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Poojita Dasika (Vocal)
Sasidhar Madugula (Violin)
Srivatsan Tennathur (Mrudangam)


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Anirudh Raja (Vocal)

Anirudh Raja is 7th grader at Stratford Middle School,San Jose.He is a disciple of Sri.Vivek Sundararaman and Sri.Hari Devanath of Sri Paduka Academy.He also learns Hindustani Classical music and is a disciple of Sri.Nachiketa Yakkundi of Rajaguru Sangeet Vidyaniketan School Of Music.


Shreyas Srinivasan (Violin)

Shreyas Srinivasan is currently being trained on the violin by Sri H.K.Narasimhamurthy, who is a disciple of late Sri. Parur Sundaram Iyer and Padma Bhushan Sangita Kalanidhi M.S.Gopalakrishnan. He was initiated to Parur School of Violin by Kalaimamani Dr. Narmadha. Shreyas started his initial lessons from Smt. Geetha Seshadri. Shreyas is a freshman at Dublin High School.


Achyut Srinivasan (Mrudangam)

Achyut Srinivasan has been learning Mridangam from Laya Kala Rathna Sri. Ramesh Srinivasan, prime disciple of Sangita Kalanidhi Sri. Vellore Ramabhadran. Achyut is a 6th grader at Fallon Middle School. 
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Poojita Dasika (Vocal)

Poojita has been learning Carnatic vocal music since the age of 5, and she currently learns from Dr. Nagavalli Nagaraj, Bangalore. Poojita has performed for organizations such as SiliconAndhra, Swara Lahari, Sanatana Dharma Kendra, SR Fine Arts, MahaKaleswar temple and other. Poojita also learns Bharatanatyam from Smt. Shirni Kanth and plays Carnatic and Western music on the keyboard. Poojita is a Senior at Wilcox High School.


Sasidhar Madugula (Violin)

Sasidhar Madugula started his Carnatic violin training at the age of 8 under Sri Dinesh Narayan. He has been undergoing advanced training for the past 5 years from Kalaimamani Sri Vittal Ramamurthy of Chennai, a disciple of Sri Lalgudi Jayaraman. He has won recognition from several organizations, including the Chicago Thyagaraja Utsavam, the Sivan Fine Arts Academy, SAPNA, and Bharati Theertha. He regularly gives solo concerts, and accompanies many local and leading artists. Sasidhar is currently studying medicine at Stanford University. 


Srivatsan Tennathur (Mrudangam)


Srivatsan has been learning Mridangam from Sri Ramesh Srinivasan of the Sarvalaghu Percussion Art Center.  He was privileged to perform his Arangetram playing for his vocal guru, Sangita Kalanidhi, Dr. T V Gopalakrishnan. Srivatsan's Mridangam playing style is greatly influenced by his strong vocal training.
He thoroughly enjoys learning veena from Smt. Anuradha Sundar and is an avid seeker of music. Srivatsan is a Senior at Cupertino High and is an athlete who plays Varsity Basketball for his school.

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