Online Live Concerts aug 2020
We are excited to start online concerts on Facebook Live platform this weekend. We have two concerts planned and please plan to join us and encourage the artists as well as enjoy the concerts.
We look forward to more online live events and we have artists lined up for the next few months. Please like or follow us on Facebook to receive notifications for all future events.
LOTUS core team
Varsha Sripadham (Vocal)
Varsha is a middle schooler and is an avid disciple of Carnatic music under Guru Smt Geetha Swamy’s(disciple of Sri O.S.Thyagarajan) tutelage.
Apart from music, Varsha is an avid swimmer and also part of her school theatre. She loves to socialize with her friends, banter with her brother, art and reading.
Saketh Nandakumar (Mridangam)
Saaketh Nandakumar is an incoming 11th grader in Evergreen Valley High School. He has been learning Mridangam for over 7 years under the tutelage of Shri Ramesh Srinivasan of Sarvalaghu Percussion Arts Center.
Saaketh’s Mridangam arangetram was held on June 2018 in Chennai where he accompanied Smt. Vasudha Ravi.
He is an avid runner and has won awards in various running meets.
Aswin Surya (Vocal)
Aswin Surya is a rising 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 carrying the Chemmangudi bhani. Aswin started his musical journey from the age of 5 under the tutelage of Vid Smt. Geetha Iyer and carried it further under Vid. Smt. Padmaja Kishore.
He is also learning mridangam and he is a disciple of Laya Kala Ratna Sri. Ramesh Srinivasan, Director of Sarvalaghu Percussion Arts Center.
Karthik Iyer (Mridangam)
Karthik is a rising junior at Archbishop Mitty High School. He has been learning Mridangam from Sri Ramesh Srinivasan for 7 years. Karthik did his mridangam arangetram in 2018. In his free time, Karthik likes to play chess and basketball. At Mitty, Karthik is part of the speech and debate team and is an active member of the Chess Club and Math Team.