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Musician and Speaker

Carnatic Vocalist and Educator

Date & Time

Sunday Sun, 1 May 2022

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Location (for BIC Venue, BIC Hybrid and BIC Cafe)

Bangalore International Centre
7, 4th Main Road, Domlur II Stage
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560 071 India
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Contact

+91 98865 99675 bic@bangaloreinternationalcentre.org
Until recently, classical music around the world has loved to project itself as being beyond the grasp of the masses. Carnatic music has been no exception to this self-created aura of inscrutability. Mangala Karthik, a Carnatic musician and teacher and co-founder of Anandi Centre of Music believes it is the duty of every teacher and learner to cut through the jargon and spread the joy of this magnificent art form. Her training under legends in the field and a constant connect with young minds at Anandi make her ideally placed to offer a session on the basics of appreciating Carnatic music at multiple levels. Accompanying her will be a small cohort of talented young singers from Anandi.

Musician and Speaker

Mangala Karthik

Carnatic Vocalist and Educator

Mangala Karthik is a Carnatic music vocalist and teacher. She has also donned the roles of radio jockey, interviewer and writer. She is a disciple of the legendary violinist Padmabhushan Lalgudi Jayaraman and renowned teacher, Sangeetha Kalacharya Neela Ramgopal.

She is a graded artiste of AlI India Radio and has been performing for over a decade now. She pursued her passion after quitting a career in software. With a wide range of interests, she has chosen different lines of work within Carnatic music. She was an anchor with World Space satellite radio, on the very popular 24 hour Carnatic music channel – ‘Shruti’. She has written many articles on music and musicians and these have been published in reputed publications like the Deccan Herald newspaper and Sruti magazine. She has done workshops that introduce the art form to lay audiences. With her husband S.A Karthik, she been teaching music at their music school ‘Anandi centre for music’ for many years now. The music school has close to 100 students which includes all age groups.