The Nada Nidhi Music School, based in Fremont, CA, provides education in the art of playing the Veena, and the intricacies of Carnatic Music. Students undergo rigorous training ranging from the basics of this unique instrument to the complex aspects of musical improvisation and concert performance. Vocal classes are not offered.
Congratulations to two of our Nada Nidhi students who participated in IndianRaga Labs. Priyanka Chary participated in the session in the SF Bay Area. The end product video can be seen here: Bay Area IndianRaga Labs. Ananya Ashok participated in the session in Chennai. The end product video from that session should be available in a few weeks - stay tuned!
Ananya Ashok, accompanied by Vignesh Venkataraman on the mridangam, has recorded a 30-minute veena performance segment, which will be telecast in a couple months.
Congratulations to all the Nada Nidhi winners at the 2014 Bay Area Papanasam Sivan Competition: Saranya Rajagopalan, Ananya Devanath, Anagha Mandayam and Ansuman Somasundaram
Congratulations to Hrishikesh Chary, who was awarded a 2014 Fellowship by IndianRaga.
Saturday August 30, 2014: 7:00 pm Sanatana Dharma Kendra, 193 Commercial St., Sunnyvale, CA 94086 Ganesh Chaturthi Geetharadhana Nada Nidhi Participants: Ananya Devanath, Anagha Murali, Sameer Vijay, Saranya Rajagopalan, and Ansuman Somasundaram, accompanied by Srivatsan Tennathur (Mridangam)
Saturday August 30, 2014: 7:00 pm San Jose McEnery Convention Center 150 W. San Carlos St., San Jose, CA 95113 Gokula Nirgamana, 8th AKKA World Kannada Conference Nada Nidhi Participant: Hrishikesh Chary
Saturday September 20, 2014: 10:00 am Navaratri Concert at the Sivamani Residence Lily Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94086 Concert by Abinaya Srikant accompanied by Priyanka Chary (Veena)
Saturday September 20, 2014: 2:00 pm Community of Infinite Spirit, Divine Science Center 1540 Hicks Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125 Concert by Archita Padmanabhan accompanied by Usha Srinivasan (Veena) and Akshay Venkatesan (Mridangam) Hosted by: Sri Ranga Ramanuja Maha Desika Fine Arts (SRFA)
Saturday October 24, 2014 TriValley Music Circle (TVMC) Veena Concert by Usha Srinivasan
Sunday August 24, 2014: 6:30 pm Rancho Rinconada Parks and Recreation, 18000 Chelmsford Dr., Cupertino, CA 95014 Concert by Hrishikesh Chary (Veena) accompanied by Vignesh Venkataraman (Mridangam) Hosted by Sri Ranga Ramanuja Maha Desikan Fine Arts
Sunday August 17, 2014: 12:00 pm Sanatana Dharma Kendra, 193 Commercial St., Sunnyvale, CA 94086 Vocal concert by Poojita Dasika, accompanied by Priyanka Chary (Veena) and Sathya Ramesh (Mridangam) Hosted by: LOTUS
Saturday August 16, 2014: 7:00 pm Sri Raja Rajeshwari Temple, 2350 Paragon Drive, San Jose, CA 95131 Sri Krishna Janmashtami Sangeetha Sangamam Vocal duet by Arthi Suresh and Geeta Shankar, accompanied by Hrishikesh Chary (Veena), Vignesh Venkataraman (Mridangam) and Aditya Srivatsan (Tabla)
Sunday August 10, 2014: 2:00 pm Shirdi Sai Parivaar Multipurpose Room, 1221 California Circle, Milpitas, CA 95035 Carnatic Chamber Concerts (CCC) Monthly Event Nada Nidhi Accompanist: Hrishikesh Chary
Sunday July 13, 2014: 6:00 pm Subterranean Arthouse, 2179 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA Vocal Concert by Ananya Ashok, accompanied by Hrishikesh Chary (Veena) Hosted by: Sangati Center
Saturday July 12, 2014: 2:30-4:30 pm Sanatana Dharma Kendra, 193 Commercial St., Sunnyvale, CA 94086 Veena concert by Ananya Ashok, accompanied by Kartik Gopalratnam (Mridangam) Hosted by: LOTUS