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Malladi Brothers Sreeram Prasad and Ravikumar were born with a legacy
and rich tradition accrued through their grand father Late Malladi
Srirama Murthy and through their father, a great Harikatha exponent of
his time in Andhra Pradesh. Both the brothers received musical training
from their father - vocalist, Malladi Suri Babu, himself a disciple of
the great Late Voleti Venkateswarulu. Sangeetha Kalanidhi Nedunuri
Krishnamurthy, realizing the potential of Malladi Brothers took them
under his guidance to represent his rich style of music. Malladi
brothers possess a large repertoire of Carnatic compositions and
possess a vibrant and powerful voice. The brothers have been the most
sought after young maestros. They have traveled extensively all over
India and abroad promoting and preserving the rich traditional music
they represent. Malladis have several audio publications to their
B.U. Ganesh Prasad
Ganesh Prasad is
an extremely talented youngster. He had his initial training from
Basavanagudi Natraj of Banglore and advanced training under the able
guidance of the violin maestro V.V. Subramanyam of Madras. Ganesh has
gained fame in India and abroad for his excellent accompaniment to
leading artistes of South India and in particular he has been on
several tours abroad in the company of Shashank.
P. Satish Kumar
Satish Kumar was
initiated to this art by his mother, late Padmavathi, a former lecturer
at the Govt. Women's College, Vizianagaram. He learnt mridangam playing
from Sreeramachandra Murthy, Appalaswamy and Vankayala
Narasimham. Equally proficient in mridangam and khanjira, Satish has
accompanied many senior artists in India and abroad. Satish is one of
the top ranked artistes among the younger generation and is one of the
most sought after mridangam players. His name appears on scores of
audio and video recordings. He is known for spontaneity, fine artistry,
and deft fingering techniques.
- Take I494/I694 to I94 West toward St. Cloud.
- From I94 West:, Take the
MAPLE GROVE PARKWAY / CR-30 exit- EXIT 213.
- Turn LEFT onto MAPLE GROVE PARKWAY.
- Turn RIGHT onto CR-30 W / 95TH AVE N. Continue
follow CR-30 W. 1.6 miles
- Stay on CR 30 West, (Go past Walmart(Left
side)/WallGreens(Right side)) to CR101 and make a right on to CR101
North (Traffic Lights).
- Go slow, Spot a Church on the
go past it and make a right on to 101st Ave N
- Make a Left on to
Ln. The Temple is at the dead end of Troy Ln.
Fall 2010 Concert Series has been made possible, in part, by funds
provided by the Metropolitan
(MRAC) Arts Activities Support (AAS) Grant, through an appropriation by
the Minnesota State Legislature, the Honeywell “Dollars for Doers”
Grant, the Xcel Energy “Dollars for Doing” Grant, and IMSOM members and
donors. These concerts are co-sponsored by KFAI Radio (90.3FM in
Mpls/106.7FM in St. Paul).
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