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Music Concert by Padma Sugavanam

January 2, 2017

Music Concert by Padma Sugavanam
Organized by Saraswathi Gana Sabha
and SGBS Trust

Smt. Padma Sugavanam
will be accompained by
Smt.Aditi Krishna Prakash and Sri.B.S.Prashanth.

padma-sugavanamDr. Padma Sugavanam is an A-graded (Prasar Bharati) Carnatic vocalist, and also an academician,holding a PhD in Sanskrit and Music from the Madras University. Padma has served as a Lecturer of Music for 10 years, in the Sri Venkateswara College of Music and Dance, Tirupati.

Born in Canada, Padma showed tremendous musical potential – and her parents relocated to India for her to train in the Gurukulam system. Commencing her training with Smt.Geetha, she later learned from Sangeetha Kala Acharya Smt Seetha Rajan of the Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer bani, for over 20 years.

Padma was awarede a coveted A-grade as a special double promotion when she was just 22 years old, which is a rare honour. She also received a gold medal in her MA degree around the same time. Padma aspired for academic scholarship alongside performing excellence, and hence pursued a PhD along wiht a faculty position in the SV college. She has also published several academic research papers, while simultaneously balancing a busy performing career.

Padma has performed in most major sabhas in India, and has also done seven international concert tours – the most recent being a 17-concert tour of US in Spring season 2016, followed by a tour of Singapore and Malaysia. Padma was awarded the Most outstanding Vocalist award in her category in 2014, at the prestigious Madras Music Academy, and was subsequently promoted to the sub-senior category.

Music Concert on Sunday | 8th January 2017 | 5:00 PM

Venue:
Unnati Centre
1, Temple Road,
NGEF Layout,
Sadananda Nagar,
Bangalore 38.

Directions to the Venue : http://binged.it/1HKwbvG

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