LOTUS Aug 2018 Concerts

Date: saturday, AUGUST 18th, 2018

TIME: 1.30 PM to 4.45 PM


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

Apoorva Paranthaman (Vocal)
Tejas Bharadwaj (Violin)
Varchas Bharadwaj (Mrudangam)

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

Srinidhi Sampath (Vocal)
Sahas Ramesh (Violin)
Achyut Srinivasan (Mrudangam)

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

Yazhini Thillaikumaran (vocal)
Aditya Satyadeep (Violin)


 Apoorva Paranthaman (Vocal)

Apoorva is an upcoming junior in  San Francisco  University with biology and statistics major. She has been learning music from Smt. Bharathi Subramanyam from past 3 yrs. She also learned from  Sri. Ashok Subramanyam, Maha Mahopadhyaya , Padmasree late Sri. Nookala Chinna satyanarayana Garu.  Apart from karnatic vocal, she learns Hindustani music from Sri. Nachiketha Sharma. She has been learning Bharatanatyam from Smt. Megha Shetty and  she also interested in martial arts achieved black belt in Teakwondo. 

Tejas Bharadwaj (Violin)

Tejas Bharadwaj began his musical journey under the tutelage of Smt. Anuradha Sridhar. For the past two years, he has been undergoing training under Vidwan Shri B.V. Raghavendra Rao, senior disciple of Sangeetha Kalanidhi T. N. Krishnan. Tejas has won several prizes in krithi and alapana categories  at the Cleveland Thyagaraja Aradhana, Papanasam Sivan, and Sangeet Samrat competitions and regularly accompanies in the Bay Area.

Varchas Bharadwaj (Mrudangam)

Varchas Bharadwaj started learning mridangam under Sri Shriram Brahmanandam. For the past two years, he has been under the tutelage of Vidwan Trivandrum Sri Balaji, disciple of the legendary percussionist Vidwan Palghat Sri R. Raghu. He has won first prizes in accompaniment and Thani avarthanam categories numerous years in various competitions Cleveland, and the Sangeet Samrat and Papanasam Sivan competitions. Varchas performs in the Bay Area regularly and was invited to perform at the “Parampara”  festival in Dallas and more recently at the Youth Festival in San Diego.

Srinidhi Sampath (Vocal)

Srinidhi Sampath is a rising 7th grader at Thornton Junior High. She started learning music from Smt. Anu Suresh and Miss Manasa Suresh in Shruthi Swara Laya since 2011. She has participated in many programs in the Cleveland Thyagaraja Aradhana, including Sustaining Sampradaya and Papanasam Sivan Program, and has taken part in events like Maithree Uthsav, Sacramento Aradhana, and Bay Area Papanasam Sivan Competition. In her free time, she likes to do track and field, soccer, and read. 

Sahas Ramesh

Sahas Ramesh is a student of Vidwan Vittal Ramamurthy, (disciple of Sri Lalgudi Jayaraman)for over 4 years. He started his violin lessons from late Sri Manickam Mama.

Sahas has also been learning Carnatic vocal from age 5 with Anisha Parameswaran in Dallas, TX and now continues his lessons from Keerthana Bhatt. He has supported music schools on violin in Dallas and has been accompanying for music schools and  in Cleveland Thyagaraja Festival. Sahas is a Sophomore at Mission San Jose High School in Fremont.

Achyut Srinivasan (Mrudangam)

Achyut is a disciple of Laya Kala Ratna Sri. Ramesh Srinivasan at Sarvalaghu Percussion Arts Center. He initiated his Mridangam training since the age of 4. Achyut has provided accompaniment support for artists in Bay Area as well as in India during December Music Season. Achyut also learns Carnatic Vocal from Padma Bhushan Sangitha Kalanidhi Sri. Madurai T.N.Seshagopalan and Veena from Vidushi Smt. Padmavathy Ananthagoplan, sister of Violin Maestro Sri. Lalgudi Jayaraman.

Yazhini Thillaikumaran (Vocal)

Yazhini Thillaikumaran is a junior at Evergreen Valley High School and has been learning music for over 9 years under Thiru. Ashok Subramaniam and Ms. Ananya Ashok. Yazhini has performed at SV Lotus few years back and has performed at SR Fine Arts, CCC, FeTNA Tamil conventions and Tamil Manram stages. She has won several awards from many organizations. Yazhini is avid dancer also. She has been learning Baratha Nattiyam under Thirumathi. Sugantha Sreenath of Jayendra Kalakendra and planning for arangetram in August 2019. In addition to music and dance, Yazhini loves painting, singing western songs, reading, and playing piano.

Aditya Satyadeep (Violin)

Aditya Satyadeep began his violin training at the age of eight from Dr.Rajalakshmi Srinivasan and is currently under the tutelage of Lalgudi Smt. Vijayalakshmi, daughter and disciple of the violin maestro Padmabhushan Sri Lalgudi G.Jayaraman. Aditya regularly accompanies music students and musicians in the bay area. He is a rising Junior at Archbishop Mitty high school.