The 6th Arohi Music and Dance Festival – Hamilton, 15th September 2018

By Deepali Rana

We are happy to launch 6th Arohi Music and Dance festival in Ancaster near Hamilton on 15th September 2018. The concept behind Arohi is primarily to give platform to local aspiring music and dance students along with more senior musicians and artistes.

Our event will be presented with 4 items this year.

We start with a Bharatnatyam Dance performance by Miss Sumedha Ray (Hamilton).

A musical presentation by MALHAR GLOBAL ENSEMBLE

Mohiniyattam : Miss Uthara Menon (GTA)

Saraswati Veena performance accompanied by Mridangam & Ghatam


Dr. Sriram Suryanaran – on Mridangam.

Having been under the tutelage of renowned Mridanga Vidwan Guru T S Nandakumar for over a decade, Sriram has carved out a niche for himself as an accompanist for both classical music and dance performances. He has accompanied several musicians like Dr. N Ramani, T N Krishnan, KJ Yesudas and Zakir Husain. He has won several music competitions, is a graded artist of All India Radio and was awarded the prestigious Junior Fellowship in music by the Gove of India. He has been regularly performing on AIR and leading music organizations in India and North America. He has also been teaching Mridangam to students in GTA for several years. He has excelled in academics as well with a Ph.D. in Chemistry and is a qualified Project Management Professional (PMP).

Tickets at the door: $50.00 for Row A and $25.00 for General seating.

Early bird discounted tickets at $15.00 before 31 August for General seating.

Contact: Mahesh: 416 835 9885; Pradipta: 905 507 1357; Deepali: 647 692 6512; Anupam: 905 627 7496