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@BramptonLibrary: Sandhya Srivatsan, Artistic Director, Gaanavarshini, Indian Classical vocal music

Virtual celebrations at Brampton Library!

Brampton, ON

Digital recording Music Singing Kids Performance Visual arts

I am Sandhya Srivatsan, Artistic Director of the Indian classical vocal music school, Gaanavarshini. I hail from a family of musicians and love to train students aspiring to perform solo and group concerts in Indian Classical music. As a Gerontologist, I provide interactive, inter generational music sessions to the frail and elderly seniors in the community. I have trained students to perform concerts, participate in competitions and created awareness in the community about this ancient classical art from from Southern India. With my global experience in performing, students get trained to perform as part of a choir and as a solo artist. As a collaborator, I train my students to perform with diverse artists and percussionists. To understand this ancient art form of Carnatic music, contact: gaanavarshini@rogers.com Due to COVID, we have transitioned to online teaching so if you want to learn Indian Classical music or would want us to perform virtually for your family or seniors in the family, feel free to contact me at gaanavarshini@rogers.com Do watch our YouTube online performance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xx80KFujxM0

This event runs the duration of Culture Days.

Website of Gaanavarshini

Brampton Library

Performances Youtube

This event is free.

  • Performing with an accompaniment called Indian drum(Mridangam) Performing with an accompaniment called Indian drum(Mridangam)
  • Sandhya with the Tamboora,a drone instrument from India. Sandhya with the Tamboora,a drone instrument from India.

Organized by

Sandhya Srivatsan

Gaanavarshini, Indian Classical Vocal Music school: Gaanavarshini was founded in 2006 with the following mission: Teach and impart Carnatic music (vocal singing) among youth and middle age population of South Asian origin. Preserve and pass on this ancient art form to benefit Canadians of South Asian descent. Develop an awareness of this rich cultural heritage among Canadians of varied origins and background. Offer Carnatic music as a therapy/recreation to seniors in the community to assist in healthy aging. Due to COVID, we have transitioned to online teaching so if you want to learn Indian Classical music or would want us to perform virtually for your family or seniors in the family, feel free to contact me at gaanavarshini@rogers.com

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Brampton Library Brampton, ON

Brampton Library serves the residents of Canada's ninth largest and second fastest growing City of Brampton. Enjoy free membership and fine-free access to physical and digital materials, online learning, music, movies and television streami...

Location

Williams Parkway East

Brampton, ON

Brampton Library has eight locations. Due to COVID 19 health restrictions, we are unable to host the activities at our branches. However, we invite you to join us at our virtual platform to enjoy Culture Days online presentations from our talented community

Event Contact

Sandhya Srivatsan

gaanavarshini@rogers.com

Language

Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, English

Accessibility

Virtual