Performers (vocal unless specified):Shashank Mahesh (student of Sri Ashok Subramaniam)
Aishwarya Jayaraman (student of Sri Paduka Academy)
Sanjay Sriram Garimella Flute (student of Sri Ashwin Krishnakumar)
Srishiva Manikantan (student of Sri Ajay Namboodiri)
Sowbarnika Kannan Veena (student of Smt.Jyothi Chetan)
Shashvath Iyer (student of Sri Paduka Academy)
Archita Padmanabhan (student of Sri Paduka Academy)
Malini Mahes (student of Jaya Narahari)
String Accompanists: Aparna Thyagarajan (violin)
Gowri Datta (violin)
Hrishikesh Chary (Veena)
Shubha Jagannatha (veena)
Srivas Sarva (violin)
Vittal Thirumalai (violin)
Mrudangam Accompanists: Adarsh Ramchandran
It felt great to be back in the bay area after an eventful Chennai trip
and seeing all the friendly and welcoming faces at CCC made us forget the
troubles we went through to make it back home on time. Thank you for attending
the show in great numbers and encouraging our talented youngsters!
Shrikanth Shivakumar wrapped up the jam session for this year with a
presentation on âComposers and their Mudrasâ and the jam group participants
presented the facts and the âMudra Malaâ with excellent coordination. If you did
not make it to the event, here is what you missed!
- Shashankâs intro performance of Sarasasamadana with
support from Vittal and Vishal gave the event a brisk start.
- Srishivaâs Sankarabharanam with Srivas & Shrikanthâs support and Sanjayâs melodious Anandabhairavi on flute with Ajay on
the mrudangam brought the audience into the concert mood.
- Shasvathâs cute yet pristine Saveri ably
supported by Gowri and Pranav attracted everyoneâs complete focus to stage.
- Aishwaryaâs confident Natakurinji with Shubha
and Akshay A. supporting her and Sowbarnikaâs refreshing Panthuvarali on the
veena with Adarsh on the Mrudangam brought additional flavors to the show.
- Architaâs bold Bhairavi bubbled with energy and strong
support from Aparna and Akshay V. made up for her missing performance last year
and Malini wrapped up the program nicely with her RTP in Charukesi with
excellent support from our veteran vainika Hrishikesh and Amazing Avinash!
Our sincere thanks again to CCC 2015 core team for helping with all of the
event day logistics all through the year, and I am so grateful to you all for
your enthusiastic support. Once again, we wish Namdev Nayak a very happy birthday
as he celebrates it in December with many of our CCC children! We dearly missed
Prasanna on the camera but Jayaraman made up for his absence on the
photos and we thank him sincerely. Here is the link to those pics he captured with some help from Anand
Dec 2015 CCC photos
I forgot to assign someone for
the video excerpts (sorry!) so if any of you have recorded all kids, and can put
together a short excerpt clip like Prasanna does, please let me know.
save January 10th Sunday (2pm to 5pm) as we plan to kick start 2016 with a
thematic show. Wishing you and your family a joyous Holiday season and a very
happy New Year!