Contemporary Performance Practice in Carnatic Music

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 6:10pm to 7:25pm

The Asian Music Humanities Lecture series presents "Contemporary Performance Practice in Carnatic Music" by Rajeswari Ranganathan. This lecture is scheduled for MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2021, from 6:10–7:25 PM on Zoom.

This event is free and open to students in music classes at Columbia University. The Zoom link can be found at the bottom of the page. For more information, email ndr2137 [at] and jlr2230 [at]

Artist Bio

Rajeswari Ranganathan (Stage name: Rajeswari Satish) was introduced to music by her mother Vijayam Ranganathan, a veena player. She had her formal training in vocal Carnatic music with eminent teachers M.A.Venugopal, C.S. Krishna Iyer, and P.S. Narayanaswamy. Rajeswari’s performing and teaching career spans over 25 years. She has performed concerts at the All India Radio and at many prominent venues in India, USA and the UK. Her students have won top awards in prestigious competitions, and some are up and coming concert artists. The New Jersey State Council on the Arts has recognized Rajeswari as a master teacher and awarded grants twice in a row to her students to pursue advanced training with her. Rajeswari is currently pursuing a PhD in Ethnomusicology at The Graduate Center, CUNY.

Contemporary Performance Practice in Carnatic Music Poster

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