Virasat 2017

Virasat 2017

A Three Days Indian Traditional Arts Conference

Society for Indian Music and Arts ushers in the season with its first major event of an exciting year of powerful and enlightening performances. Join SIMA for Virasat 2017, a three day conference on traditional Indian music, featuring research presentations and outstanding musical performances. This year, Virasat features performances by the up and coming vocalist Priya Purushothaman, and virtuoso violinist Raman Iyer.



Friday, September 22 134 HUB

7:00 PM: Arijit Mahalanabis - Welcome Address


7:15 PM: Prithvi Narayanan - Invocation Dhrupad


7:30 PM: Priya Purushothaman - Hindustani Vocal Recital

Saturday, September 23 233A HUB

9:30 AM: Sindhuja Parimalarangan 

An Overview of the Compositions of Thyagaraja


10:15 AM: Kishan Patel

 Characteristics and Comparative Analysis of Four Gayakis of Khayal


11:00 AM: Priya Purushothaman

Pedagogical Approach Pt. Dinkar Kaikini: Concrete Tools Towards Improvisation and Creativity






1:00 PM: Harkeerat Mangat 

Recording Improvised Music: Solutions and Problems

1:45 PM: Harkeerat Mangat 

 A Dialog on Learning Music in India as an NRI




4:30 PM: Raman Iyer - Carnatic Violin Recital