VDS Arts Academy - Arts wings of Muthukrishnan Memorial Club
Review ( Month of November '12)

On 24th November 2012 (Saturday) at 6.00 PM; Aasha Sriram performed an excellent vocal maiden concert at VDS. She is bold and clear. Sings kritis neatly. Over all knowledge is high at 16. Well trained by guru Padma Sandilyan.

In pantuvarali alapana there were many imaginative pidis, like a senior artiste, Superb. Krithi was also fine. Kalpanaswaram had variety. Karpooram Naarumo was sung melodiousl and with bhava..

T .Kishor (violin) and P. Srivathsan (mridangam) gave a very good support.

At 7.15 PM; C. Soundarya has presented her fine and very good vocal concert. This is her 4th and I st concert for senior slot. She did it well and well trained by her guru Seetha Narayanan.

Soundarya's over all knowledge is high. Kalyani kriti was good. In fact she sang all the kritis neatly. Main thodi alapana had nice pidis. In her loud and bold voice she rendered kriti kaarthikeya well. Kalpanaswaram had variety and was a good exercise. Lone thukkada chinnanchiru kiliye was fine.

Shraddha (violin) and S. Karthiknarayanan (mridangam) gave a very good support to the vocalist.


On 18th November at 7.15 PM: Thiruparkadal S. Vasudevan performed yet another excellent vocal concert. This is his 3rd concert at VDS. His over all knowledge is very good. He hails from the great musical family and grand son of the violin maestro Thriuparkadal Veeraraghavan. He has been very well trained by his guru Kalacharya Sironmani Chambai R. Vaidyanathan

Vasudevans pantuvarali (naaradhamuni) was good. Main keeravani was fine.After a neat alapana he sang the kriti kaliyunte very well. Niraval & kalpanaswaram

had variety. His sindhu bhairavi thukkada was fine.

Accompanying artistes V. Supraja on violin and B. Saishankar on mridangam gave a very good support Vasudevan.


On 03rd November 2012 (Saturday) at 6.00 PM; T.Kishore performed a very good violin-solo concert at VDS. This is his maiden performance. He has good control over the instrument. MSG method is seen, since he is learning from G. Sureshkumar, Son of MSG.

Kishore plays the kritis neatly. Hamsanadham was good. After a neat alapana he played the kriti bantureethikolu well. K.S. Ramakrishnan on mridangam gave a fine support.


At 7.15 PM; we congratulate P. Hari Govindan for a very good vocal concert. His over all knowledge is good. There are some hasty pidis in alapana & kritis. Lathangi was good. Kriti apparadhamula was good but he has to use madulations.. He sang the thukkadas very well. Guru P.V. Parameswaran has trained him well & has to take care.

Sayee Rakshith (violin) and S. Gomathishankar (mridangam) gave a very good support