Online Concerts MAY 2021
Usha Srinivasan (Veena)
Usha Srinivasan is a student of Vidwan Shri Srikanth Chary. She has given many solo veena concerts, accompanied vocal students and also been a part of many dance orchestras.
Usha’s first veena teacher was All India Radio artist Smt Neela Rai. She learned for a year from Vidwan Shri Emani Shankara Sastri. Usha has also furthered her musical education through workshops and classes with Vidwan Shri Lalgudi GJR Krishnan and Vidushi Smt Srividya Ramanath
Aswin Surya (Vocal)
Aswin Surya is a High school freshman at Bellarmine College Prep. He is currently learning from Vidwan Sri A.S. Murali, a leading disciple of Guru Sri. P.S. Narayanasamy. He has been performing concerts in the SF Bay area and in Chennai.
Aswin is also a disciple of Kalaimamani Sri. Ramesh Srinivasan, Director of Sarvalaghu Percussion Arts Center and had his mridangam arangetram with Sangeetha Kalanidhi Sri. Dr. M. Chandrasekaran & Vidushi Smt. G. Bharathi and Vidwan Sri. K. V. Gopalakrishnan in 2018.
Deeksha Venkateswaran (Violin)
Deeksha is a sophomore in Milpitas high school. She has been learning violin for the past 6 years from Vidhushi smt. H.M. Smitha. Deeksha is also learning carnatic vocal from Vidwan Kolkata Vijayaraghavan. She accompanies violin for many music schools in the Bay Area.
Bhargav Nemani (Mridangam)
Bhargav is a disciple of Sri Patri Satish Kumar and Sri Ramesh Srinivasan. He has been learning mridangam for the past 6 years.
He is currently learning carnatic vocal from Smt. Vasudha Ravi. He is in 7th grade at Brete Harte Middle School.