Atlanta, GA, June 7, 2018: Carnatic Vidyalaya, a Carnatic (south Indian classical) music school for children in Alpharetta, Georgia, celebrated its third annual day on May 13, 2018 at S Convention Centre, Cumming.
With varied compositions like Koovi Azhaikka of Papanasam Sivan in ragam (tune) Sindhu Bhairavi, Saraswathi Vidhiyuvathe of Muthuswamy Dikshitar in ragam Hindolam and the popular Brochevarevarura of Thyagaraja in ragam Khamas and Alaipayuthey of Oothukadu Venkata Subbaiyer in ragam Kanada sung by the senior students of the school, the audience were treated to a delightful musical evening.
The intermediate students of the school performed Geethams, Swarajathi and Nottu Swaras Some of the advanced students sang Varnams. The little tots of the school, all in their beautiful attires performed slokas and bhajans. Apart from the krithis, the bhajans and the slokas, there were also renditions of the famous Hanuman Chalisa, Mudakaratha Modakam, Krishnashtakam, and Lingashtakam by the kids.
As a token of appreciation, each participant was awarded a trophy by the founder and teacher of the school, Viji Murali.
Carnatic Vidyalaya, established in 2014, firmly believes in encouraging students to learn our core culture. Viji Murali teaches carnatic music and shlokas to children and helps bridge the 8000-mile gap between our homeland and US. Her school operates in Alpharetta/Johns Creek. For more information, please visit www.carnaticvidyalaya.com.