Vocalist:

Shrimathi Neela Ramanuja has trained under eminent musicians. She is a highly respected artist heard on
All India Radio and seen on Indian television. Neela has performed at concerts all over India. She particularly
enjoys singing for dance programs and has won special acclaim from distinguished dancers and critics all
over the world. Neela has been honored with the titles of Kala Arathi Ratnaand and Kala Arathi Vibhushana
by the Arathi School Of Dance Phoenix. Neela has released various classical and light music CD's which have been popular among many music lovers.
 

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Mrudangam:    
      
Kala Sri Nada Gambhira Ravi is a senior mrudangam vidwan from the state of Karnataka in India. He is a
disciple of Vidwan T.A.S. Mani of Bangalore and Padma Bhushan Umyalpuram K. Sivaraman of Chennai. He has
been playing mrudangam for over 49 years and has accompanied many eminent musicians as well as dancers.
He has toured extensively in Europe and the United States since 1986. Sri N. G. Ravi has been awarded titles including Laya Vadya Shekhara, Kala Arathi Rathna, Nrithya Kala Nipuna, Kala Arathi Vibhushana, Nada Chinthamani, and Sangeetha Parampara Nidhi and was awarded the prestigious Karnataka Kala Shree award in 2004 for outstanding achievement in music and dance.

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Flute:
Shakthidhar once enjoyed the privilege of listening to Panditji Rajendra Prasanna at a concert in Nagpur. Touched
by the sweetness of Gayaki and the presentation of the Panditji, he moved to Delhi and has discipled under Panditji Rajendra Prasanna in the traditional ‘Gurushishya Parampara’ for 6 years. Shakthidhar has won many prizes and
awards in competition and has also performed at numerous platforms around the world since 1995. His concerts have been performed at venues as diverse as Delhi, in the presence of Her Holiness Mataji Shri Nirmala Devi; at the French Cultural Festival; at the Chilean embassy; and at the border of Jammu & Kashmir. He has also composed and
performed for the background score of an Australian documentary on the Ajantha Caves and for various theater
productions at the National School of Drama in New Delhi. Shakthidhar is additionally part of the development
team of the popular Indian music software ‘Swarshala’ from Swarsystems, Switzerland.

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Percussion:
N.S. Manjunath plays the western drums and other world percussion instruments. He has been learning and
playing music since the age of 11 under eminent gurus and is a graded artist on All India Radio. Manjunath has accompanied world renowned artists from various genres of music and has provided percussion support at
worldwide venues of fusion music, contemporary dance ballet, musical album recording, and television
and movie filming. He has traveled extensively across North America, Europe, and the Middle East in addition to India.


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