Academic Sessions – 16th December 2023 to 1st January 2024

Convenor Sri. Sriram V
Discussions open to audience after comments from the Members of the Expert Committee
Admission: Open to all, first come first serve basis (rights of admission reserved)

Sat Dec 16th, 2023

Lecdem No. Time Speaker Topic Presided by
  8.00 a.m – 8.20 a.m. Music Performance By Students of Advanced School of Carnatic Music    
Lecdem 1 8.20 a.m – 9.05 a.m. Vidushi Dr Arathi Rao Karnataka Sangita Vahini of Prof R Sathyanarayana, a study Sangita Kalanidhi Lalgudi Sri. G.J.R. Krishnan
Lecdem 2 9.15 a.m. – 10.00 a.m. Vidushi Krithika Bharadwaj The Manuscripts of Sangita Kalanidhi Embar S Vijayaraghavachariar at The Music Academy Sangita Kalanidhi Lalgudi Sri. G.J.R. Krishnan

Sun Dec 17th, 2023

Lecdem No. Time Speaker Topic Presided by
  8.00 a.m – 8.20 a.m. Music Performance By Students of Advanced School of Carnatic Music    
Lecdem 1 8.20 a.m – 9.55 a.m. Vidvan Sheikh Kassim & Vidvan Babu with Sangita Kalanidhi Neyveli R. Santhanagopalan, Vidvan Nagai Muralidharan and Vidvan Injikudi Subramaniam Sangita Kalanidhi Sheikh Chinna Moulana centenary Sangita Kalanidhi Lalgudi Sri. G.J.R. Krishnan

Mon Dec 18th, 2023

Lecdem No. Time Speaker Topic Presided by
Lecdem 1 8.05 a.m. – 8.50 a.m. Vidvan B Sargurunathan Pangalum Soozhalgalum Sangita Kalanidhi Neyveli Sri. R. Santhanagopalan
Lecdem 2 9.00 a.m. – 9.45 a.m. Vidvan MA Sundareswaran and Vidvan MA Krishnaswami Sangita Kala Acharya MS Anantharaman, centenary tribute Sangita Kalanidhi Neyveli Sri. R. Santhanagopalan

Tue Dec 19th, 2023

Lecdem No. Time Speaker Topic Presided by
Lecdem 1 8.05 a.m. – 8.50 a.m. Sangita Kala Acharya Dr Ritha Rajan T Sankaran, A Life in Music Sangita Kalanidhi Neyveli Sri. R. Santhanagopalan
Lecdem 2 9.00 a.m. – 9.45 a.m. Vidushi Dr S Nithyasree Compositions of the Manambucchavadi Sishya Parampara Sangita Kalanidhi Neyveli Sri. R. Santhanagopalan

Wed Dec 20th, 2023

Lecdem No. Time Speaker Topic Presided by
Lecdem 1 8.05 a.m. – 8.50 a.m. Vidushi Trivandrum Dr G Baby Sreeram Compositions of Vidwan Puthucode Krishnamurthy Sangita Kalanidhi Smt. Aruna Sairam
Lecdem 2 9.00 a.m. – 9.45 a.m. Dr Rama Kausalya with Madhuvanti Badri Marriage songs of the Thanjavur Region Sangita Kalanidhi Smt. Aruna Sairam

Thu Dec 21st, 2023

Lecdem No. Time Speaker Topic Presided by
Lecdem 1 8.05 a.m. – 8.50 a.m. Vidvan Dr KT Udaya Kiran An inclusive teaching aid for Melakarta Ragas and Suladi Sapta talas Sangita Kalanidhi Dr S. Sowmya
Lecdem 2 9.00 a.m. – 9.45 a.m. Sangita Kala Acharya Dr RS Jayalakshmi Sancharis in the Sangita Sampradaya Pradarsini Sangita Kalanidhi Dr S. Sowmya

Fri Dec 22nd, 2023

Lecdem No. Time Speaker Topic Presided by
Lecdem 1 8.05 a.m. – 8.50 a.m. Vidvan Dr Srikantham Nagendra Sastry Navati Mela Raga Tala Malika Sangita Kalanidhi Smt. Aruna Sairam
Lecdem 2 9.00 a.m. – 9.45 a.m. Vidushi Dr Rajshri Ramakrishna Gana Vidya Vinodini, a 1915 publication Sangita Kalanidhi Smt. Aruna Sairam

Sat Dec 23rd, 2023

Lecdem No. Time Speaker Topic Presided by
Lecdem 1 8.05 a.m. – 9.35 a.m. Vidvan Lalitha Ram Centenary tribute to Vidvan Namagiripettai Krishnan and Vidvan Vedaranyam Vedamurthy Sangita Kalanidhi Kum. A. Kanyakumari

Sun Dec 24th, 2023

Lecdem No. Time Speaker Topic Presided by
Lecdem 1 8.05 a.m. – 8.50 a.m. Vidushi Bharathi Tirumagan Valaintha Villum Valaiyatha Sollum Sangita Kalanidhi Lalgudi Smt. Vijayalakshmi
Lecdem 2 9.00 a.m. – 9.45 a.m. Vidvan Dr Sriram Parasuram A Comparitive Analysis of Manodharma Upaj/Badhat in Carnatic & Hindustani Music Sangita Kalanidhi Lalgudi Smt. Vijayalakshmi

Mon Dec 25th, 2023

Lecdem No. Time Speaker Topic Presided by
Lecdem 1 8.05 a.m. – 8.50 a.m. Vidushi Vasanthalakshmi Narasimhachari Rasa – On Purpose Sangita Kalanidhi Thiruvaarur Sri. Bhakthavathsalam
Lecdem 2 9.00 a.m. – 9.45 a.m. Disciples of Sangita Kalanidhi TK Murthy Knowledge, Pedagogy and Practice – Tanjore Vaidyanatha Iyer and Sangita Kalanidhi TK Murthy Sangita Kalanidhi Thiruvaarur Sri. Bhakthavathsalam

Tue Dec 26th, 2023

Lecdem No. Time Speaker Topic Presided by
Lecdem 1 8.05 a.m. – 8.50 a.m. Vidushi Dr TS Sathyavati Compositions of the Haridasa Amba Bai Sangita Kalanidhi Thiruvaarur Sri. Bhakthavathsalam
Lecdem 2 9.00 a.m. – 9.45 a.m. Vidushi Anuthama Murali Understanding of Tala from South Indian Music Forms set to Hindustani talas Sangita Kalanidhi Thiruvaarur Sri. Bhakthavathsalam

Wed Dec 27th, 2023

Lecdem No. Time Speaker Topic Presided by
Lecdem 1 8.05 a.m. – 8.50 a.m. Sangita Kalanidhi Lalgudi GJR Krishnan and Sangita Kalanidhi Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi The splendour of korvais in Lalgudi Bani Sangita Kalanidhi Dr S. Sowmya
Lecdem 2 9.00 a.m. – 9.45 a.m. Vidushi Geetha Ramanand, Vidvan Adamya Ramanand & Vidvan V Gopal Nagmas and Dhuns of Mysore Vainikas Sangita Kalanidhi Dr S. Sowmya

Thu Dec 28th, 2023

Lecdem No. Time Speaker Topic Presided by
Lecdem 1 8.05 a.m. – 8.50 a.m. Vidvan Mohan Santhanam The Compositions of Sangita Kala Acharya TR Subramaniam Sangita Kalanidhi Sanjay Subrahmanyan
Lecdem 2 9.00 a.m. – 9.45 a.m. Sri MK Jagadish, Vidushi Savita Narasimhan and Sri Suresh Vijayaraghavan Archiving Books, Artefacts and Music, The Music Academy experience Sangita Kalanidhi Sanjay Subrahmanyan

Fri Dec 29th, 2023

Lecdem No. Time Speaker Topic Presided by
Lecdem 1 8.05 a.m. – 8.50 a.m. Vidvan TKV Ramanujacharyulu Vidvan N Ch Krishnamacharyulu, a centenary tribute Sangita Kalanidhi Lalgudi Smt. Vijayalakshmi
Lecdem 2 9.00 a.m. – 9.45 a.m. Vidvan Dr K Ashok Use of Nadai-s in Tala Cycles, Points and Counterpoints Sangita Kalanidhi Lalgudi Smt. Vijayalakshmi

Sat Dec 30th, 2023

Lecdem No. Time Speaker Topic Presided by
Lecdem 1 8.05 a.m. – 8.50 a.m. Dr Curtis Andrews Compositions of Sangita Kalanidhi Prof Trichy Sankaran Sangita Kalanidhi Smt. Sudha Ragunathan
Lecdem 2 9.00 a.m. – 9.45 a.m. Natya Kala Acharya Malavika Sarukkai Perspectives of ‘Seeing’ Sangita Kalanidhi Smt. Sudha Ragunathan

Sun Dec 31st, 2023

Lecdem No. Time Speaker Topic Presided by
  8.00 a.m. – 8.20 a.m. Winners in Devotional Music Devotional Music  
Lecdem 1 8.20 a.m. – 9.05 a.m. Vidvan Tirunageswaram Subramaniam with Vidvan Tirukadayur TG Babu and Vidvan Tirunageswaram TRS Manikandan Concept of 32 Khandam- 32 Sankirnam Sangita Kalanidhi Smt. Sudha Ragunathan
Lecdem 2 9.15 a.m. – 10.00 a.m. Vidvan Dr. Arimalam S Padmanabhan The Arutpas of Vallalar Ramalinga Swamigal – a bi centenary tribute Sangita Kalanidhi Smt. Sudha Ragunathan

Mon Jan 1st, 2024

Lecdem No. Time Speaker Topic
  8.00 a.m. – 8.20 a.m. Runners up in Devotional Music Devotional Music
  8.20 a.m. Open House