WORLD MUSIC DAY
THE DEPARTMENT OF PERFORMING ARTS
The world music day celebration was conducted by the Department of Performing Arts on 25th June in the form of a Mandolin concert. The effort was spearheaded by Ms. Chitra S., music faculty along with Mr. Prabin Villareesh, Mr. Mohammed Arif and Ms. Rajashree Das from the Department.
The artiste for the afternoon was Shri Mysore S Deepak who is an engineer by qualification, academician by profession, a full time musician and Vice Principal of Sri Vidya Kala Kendra. His team comprised of Aniruddha R Nadig on Violin, BS Prashanth on Mridangam and the morsing was done by Karthik Y Dhatri.
The concert had three parts to it. In the first part, Mysore S Deepak and team took us through few famous compositions of Carnatic music which were harmonious and beautiful. Second part consisted of a short session on some basic technical concepts of Carnatic music and the last and most entertaining session was the one with a few popular Tamil and Hindi songs being played on the instruments. The most exciting part of the concert was the ongoing beautiful dialogue between the artistes through their instruments.
The show was well appreciated and enjoyed by the audience who became patrons of music for that marvelous one and a half hour.