Pallavi of the capital District 2009 - 13th Glorious Year
Year 2010 Activities can be found in
Pallavi of the Capital District wishes you a very Happy 2009. Our concert
season starts from January, 2009.
Office Bearers till the end of June 2009
- President: Prof. G. Ramanath
- Treasurer: Mrs. Lakshmi Ravichandran
- Secretary: Dr. N. Sukumar.
Office Bearers as of July 2009
- President: Mrs. Lakshmi Ravichandran
- Vice President: Mrs. Sudharsana Srinivasan
- Treasurer: Dr. Ganesh Sankaranarayanan
- Secretary: Mr. Thiyagarajan Subramanian
- Newsletter 1 Jan 12th (in pdf)
- Newsletter 2 March 30th (in pdf)
- Thyagaraja Aradhana and Appeal(in pdf)
- Dec 19, Saturday Mothers at RPI Union
TIME: 1PM TO 4PM
VENUE: MOTHER'S HALL, RPI, Troy.
Directions: Student's Union Building. Corner of 15th Street and Sage Ave, RPI Campus, Troy, NY - you can also google it "students union building, 15th st, Troy, NY"
We will do the following:
1. Celebrate Pallavi's birthday.
2. Dedicate a session in fond memory of (Late) Sri.P.N.Krishnamurthy, founder member of Pallavi.
Participants who learnt music under him or are interested in presenting are encouraged to render a krithi. Please prepare.
3. Go over Pallavi Business and plans.
Detailed agenda will be available at the venue.
- Classical vocal Concert by Ujjal Banerjee on Friday Oct 2 7:30-10 pm at Hindu Temple Concert Flyer Details.
- November 8 , Sunday, 2:00 pm Hindu Cultural Center Poster and the trailer and details are is in Raaga Unveiled Movie Based on Hindustani Classical Music.
- October 16th TV Sankaranarayanan Carnatic Vocal Concert 6-9:00 pm Concert PosterHindu Temple Cultural Center, Albany., (Co-ordinator Prof. Ramnath)
- September 29, 2009, 7:00 pm-9:00 pm Parvin Godkhindi (Flute) with Charudatta Phadke (Tabla) in Dr. Madiwale's house. Please see the Poster for further details (Organizer Dr. Nalini and Dr. Appa Madiwale).
- September 25th Hyderabad Brothers Carnatic Vocal Concert 6-9:00 pm Concert poster - RPI Bio-Tech Auditorium, Troy, NY (Co-ordinator Prof. Ramnath)
- September 19th Sharad Utsav (Songs on devi and local talents participation)9:00 am - 2:00 pm Cultural center, Hindu Temple
Concert Poster Sharad Utsav - Mrs. Vidya Subramanian and Mr, Thiyagarajan Subramanian (co-ordinators)
Pallavi's annual general body meeting will be held on Sat. June 20th 3-6 PM at the Hindu Temple.
Agenda includes election of the Executive board members for 2009-10 and the following items:
All members are requested to kindly attend.
Please also note the Temple anniversary celebrations that day (flier attached), the Hindustani concert by Dr. Stanley Scott between 5 & 8 PM (flier attached) and the Prathistapana function, which starts at 6:30 PM.
- Planning the fall concerts and the next spring concerts.
- Submission of the Troy Arts grant.
- Discuss innovative and new fund rising ideas.
- May 30 Saturday, 6-9:00 pm Biotech Auditorium, RPI Ms. Padma Talwalkar - Hindustani Classical
Poster and Directions Co-ordinator:Dr. Nalini Madiwale.
Thyagaraja Aaradana Flyer - Details of Aradhana and Concert and artists Bio Artists Bio
Saturday, May 2, 2009, 9:30 Am Pancharatna Kritis , Concert by Neyveli Santhanagopalan in the late afternoon/evening, Hindu Temple
Appeal and Request from Pallavi to you all
This annual event will be held in the Hindu Temple, Albany Shaker Rd,Loudonville, NY. This will include group rendition of Pancharatna krithis and individual presentations of Thyagaraja krithis besides a major concert either late in the afternoon or early evening.
Thyagaraja Aradhana and Appeal(in pdf)
Coordination for the Pancharatna Krithis will be done by Vidya Subramanian. Those who would like to participate can register with Vidya at 373-9037 (email: firstname.lastname@example.org ).
Coordination for the individual krithis will be done by Sudharsana Srinivasan; email : email@example.com; phone no. 372-1248.
The participation fee for both individual presentation and pancharatna krithis for non-members is $10.
- Saturday, April 25, 2009 2 PM
Halfmoon Public Library Clifton Park
Vocal concert.local talent
Vidya Subramanian (vocal) accompanied by
Location: Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public library,
475 Moe Road, Clifton Park, NY 12065
- 4 April 2009, Saturday Hindu Temple Cultural Center - Carnatic Instrumental US-trained prodigies and budding stars Vishaal Sapuram (Navachitraveena) Suhas Rao (Violin) and Akshay Anathapadmanabhan (Mridangam)
4, April, 2009 3-6:00 pm in Hindu Cultural Center
To inspire kids in our area, we are organizing an all-kids concert performed by US-trained prodigies.
- March 20th Friday, March 20, 2009 6-9 PM
Hindu Temple, Albany Shaker Rd, Loudonville, NY
All-women Violin-Veena-Venu ensemble
Violin: Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi
Venu (flute): Sikkil Mala Chandrasekhar
Veena: Jayashree Jairaj
Mridangam: Rajna Swaminathan
Morching: Bhagyalakshmi Muralikrishna - Concert Details and Artists Bioa
- March 14th Saturday House Concert (at Dr. Madiwale's) 6-9:00 pm Concert Details
(Contact Dr. Madilwale for further details )
Vocal: Usha Kallianpurkar
Tabla: Amod Dandawate
Harmonium: Kedar Naphde
- January 24th 3- 6:00 pm at Hindu Temple Main Hall, 450, Albany Shaker Road, Loudenville Carnatic Vocal Concert by Raghavan Manian, accompanied by Shashidhar Nagaraja (violin) and Mali Santhanakrishnan (mridangam) - Poster
Other Past Concerts in the area
- Dance and Music School of India Summer Concert Aug 30th 4-7:00 pm Poster
- Oct 2nd 7:30 pm in Hindu Temple Ujjal Banerjee (Classical, Ghazals, Bhajans, Rabindra sangeet and Nazrulgeeti) Poster
- The PDF document for Gaanawardhan Competition gives details about the Gaanwardhan competition.
6/14/09, 6/28/09, 7/5/09. 7/12/09 11- 12:00 Veena Chandra's music classes in Hindu Temple Cultural Center, Albany For details, please see
May 10, 2009 from 1.30 am to 4 pm. Hindu Temple Cultural Center - Hindustani Flute Concert by Jay Gandhi - Mothers Day Special Brunch from 11:30 am - 2:00 pm.
Do not miss the beautiful Hindustani Classical Flute Concert (at 1.30 pm in the Cultural Center Auditorium) by Jay Gandhi, a disciple of World Renowned Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, accompanied by Shankhchur Lahiri on Tabla. Jay Gandhi who also has a degree in Jazz Performance from Oberlin College of Music (Ohio) has now, devoted himself to the pursuit of Hindustani Music. Likewise Shankhchur Lahiri comes from a musical family, has undergone Tabla training from distinguished teachers. For more information about the artists, please visit web sites:
Jay Gandhi and Artists
Prior to the concert, enjoy lunch buffet for a family of four including Mom - $25
Puri, Bhaji, Korma, Pullav, Raita, Upama Sweet, Fruits, Cookies, Coffee/Tea
*One Special Laddoo for Mom.
Please be a sponsor and support our Temple/Cultural Center.
See you all on May 10th. THANKS
For more information, please contact: Ravi Pilar at 785-5833; K. Bala at 783-8722; Preeti Bavdekar at 459-4505
- Veena Chandra's Music Workshop Supported by Community Arts Grant on March 22nd At Hindu Temple Cultural Center 10:45 am till noon.
- Sanskrit classes at Hindutemple
Please become a member if you are not one already. Membership form (in txt format) . Please support and sustain music and
dance from India.
GE Matching Gift
If you have any questions please contact Moorthy
Thanks to the efforts of Sri. Narayan and Shanta Nair, Pallavi is
awarded GE Matching Gift Program this year. Please take a look
at Requirements and contribute
generously to sustain this grant.
- Directions for GE Matching Gift
Dr. Suresh Rajaraman has prepared the following document for GE people
to make their gift known to GE so that GE can make a matching contribution.
GEmatching directions .
Last Years Activities can be found in