Admission : Admission Free
Grand Carnatic Vocal Music Concert on 08/24/2019
Grand Carnatic Vocal Music Concert
Sri. Avinash B. Pillai - Vocal
Sow. Deekshitha Balaji - Violin
Sri. Vidvath Vasudevan - Mridangam
Saturday, August 24th, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
Venue:Sri Balaji Temple of Great Lakes
3325 Middlebelt Road,
West Bloomfield, MI 48323
Sri. Avinash B. Pillai
Avinash Pillai is a senior and resident of Michigan, USA. He is the only son of Balaji Pillai and Anuradha. He started learning Piano at the age of three. He also started learning Carnatic Vocal music at the same time from Minu Karthik. At the age of five under Minus advice and guidance, he started his musical journey with the Carnatica Brothers Shri K.N Shashikiran and P. Ganesh. He has been an ardent student of Carnatica Brothers since he was 5 years old. Also I am now a student of Dr. R Ganesh, premier disciple of Sri Maharajapuram Santhanam He did his Carnatic Arangetram at the age of nine in Chennai in the year 2011. Avinash has competed for many years at Cleveland Thyagaraja Aradhana Festival where he was able to showcase his talents in Carnatic Vocal singing and playing the Keyboard/Piano. Here in Michigan, he has participated in many events conducted by Great Lakes Aradhana Committee (GLAC) including Thyagaraja Aradhana and Sarovar.
Sow. Deekshitha balaji
Deekshitha is currently a sophomore at the University of Michigan and is studying Data Science Engineering. She has been learning violin from Sri Jayshankar Balan and vocal from Smt. Lavanya Vaidhyanathan for 9 years. She has participated in many programs through GLAC, Detroit Papanasam Sivan Competitions, Michigan and Cleveland Thyagaraja Aradhana, and ICarnatic Margazhi Utsavam. She has accompanied many artists in the Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Cincinnati, and Detroit areas.
Sri. Vidvath Vasudevan
Vidvath Vasudevan is a freshman attending Plymouth Canton Community Schools. Vidvath is an avid sports enthusiast and plays tennis. He has been learning mirdangam from Sri Vinod Sitaraman for the last 7 years..
Welcome one and all for a memorable Musical evening
Please attend with Friends and Families and get the Lord's Blessings!!