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Carnatic Vocal Concert by Ganakalaashree Vid. M.S. Sheela


When: September 8, 2013 at 5:00 pm

Location: Brunish Hall (PCPA)

Event Type: Music Concert

rasika welcomes you to the inaugural concert of its 15th Season – a classical vocal concert featuring renown Carnatic vocalist, M S Sheela.

Accompanying artists:
Sri. Mysore V. Srikanth – Violin
Sri. B. Sivaraman – Mridangam

M S Sheela is a leading Carnatic classical vocalist who has made her mark in classical, light as well as devotional genres of music. She has the rare distinction of being a top rank artist of AIR and Doordarshan in both classical and light music.

Hailing from a from a musically endowed family, Sheela sang her first notes under the guidance of her mother late Smt M N Rathna, a popular musician of yesteryears. Strict and rigorous training under Sangeetha Kalanidhi Dr R K Srikantan added luster to her musical prowess. She has a postgraduate degree in Music from Bangalore University, and is a Gold medallist.

Having taken to the stage at an early age, M S Sheela has performed widely across the nation and abroad. She has been performing regularly on All India Radio and Doordarshan, and has featured on the Radio Sangeeth Sammelan, Trinity Festival, National Programmes and numerous special features. She has performed in USA, Canada and Australia. Sheela was sponsored by the State Government of Karnataka for her US concert tour. CMNA, New Jersey, Bhairavi Fine Arts, Cleveland, USA, Nadatarangini Fine Arts, Washington, Carnatic Music Circle of Australia are few among the organizations abroad that have hosted her performances. M S Sheela has also performed in Middle East and London.

Here are links to reviews of a couple of her recent concerts – Atlanta, 2010 and Detroit, 2012.


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