Mysuru: Ganabharathi has organised a Karnatak music vocal concert by Vid. G. Srikanth on Mar.16 at 6pm at Veene Seshanna Bhavana in Kuvempunagar.
He will be accompanied by Vid. C. N. Thyagarajan on violin and Vid. Tumkur B. Ravishankar on mridanga.
Profile: Vid. Srikanth has learnt Karnatak music from his mother Leelavathy Gopalakrishnan from childhood. He has undergone advance training from Sangeetha Kalanidhi T. M. Thyagarajan (from 1984 to 1992) and learnt concert guidelines from Vidwan O. S. Thyagarajan for more than six years. He has also learnt many compositions from Veterans like Sangeetha Kalanidhi T. K. Govinda Rao, Sangeetha Mahopadhyaya T. R. Subramaniam, Sangeetha Kalanidhi T. N. Sheshagopalan, Neyveli Santhana Gopalan and A. Sundaresan.
Being an A Grade artiste of AIR, he has performed in esteemed sabhas throughout India and abroad. He has been imparting training in Karnatak classical music to over 300 students through his own School of Music, ‘Madhura Dhwani’.
He has conducted workshops on rare varnams, rare compositions, Annamayya compositions Haridasara Devaranama and Rare Compositions of the Trinity. He has been working with several front-ranking Dance Gurus like Dr. Padma Subramaniam, Chitra Vishweshwaran, Prof. Sudharani Raghupathy, Adyar Lakshman, Leela Samson, Prof. C V. Chandrashekar, Nandhini Ramani, Bragha Bessell, Priyadarsini Govind, Madurai Muralidharan, Sheela Unnikrishnan and has composed several dance dramas. He has been bestowed with many awards and accolades.