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An Evening of Hindustani Music
December 1, 2007 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
An Evening of Hindustani Music with Vaijayanthi Gopinath (vocal), Dr Tanmay Lele (tabla), and Venkatesh Srinivasan (harmonium).
Lecture Demonstration: 4.00-4.30 pm
Concert: 5-7 pm, HPNP Auditorium, University of Florida
Vaijayanthi Gopinath (Jacksonville) is a student of Smt. Lakshmi Shankar, the renowned singer and exponent of the Patiala Gharana style of music. Mrs Gopinath has been learning Hindustani Classical music for over twenty years and has given several performances both as a solo artist and with her teacher all over the country. 2007 dec Hindustani Music with Vaijayanthi Badrinath Tanmay Lele is on the faculty of Chemical Engineering at UF. He learned tabla for many years from Shri Anant Lele in Bombay.
Venkatesh Srinivasan (Merrill Lynch, Jacksonville) had his original training in Bombay. His unique style of playing the Harmonium with western chords and improvisation techniques come from his training at Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Bangalore.
This is a Benefit Concert in support of CHiTra’s Classical Indian Music Endowment Fund at the University of Florida Foundation. The endowment will be permanent and the earnings will go toward future lecture/demonstrations, concerts, and music workshops