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May'02 Event


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Our May 2002 Event.

A Vocal Music Performance By Mrs. Manjiri Vaishampayan

Mrs. Manjiri Vaishampayan: A well-known Hindustani classical and semi-classical vocal music artist from Chicago. Trained by renowned artists Bakul Pandit in Natya sangeet and later from her Guru, Shrimati Dhondutai Kulkarni, who is the only disciple of Surshri Kesarbai Kerkar.

Manjiris learning was in typical Gurukul tradition, and she followed the famous Jaipur Atroli gharana style of vocal music. She has been awarded the prestigious ``Sur Mani'' award by Sur Singar Sansad in India. In U.S. she has performed at public concerts in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and in Chicago. She will present semi- classical songs, Natyageet, Bhavgeet and duets.

Accompanying her will be
    Shri. Ravindra Kolhatkar (vocal)

    Shri Girish Kapshikar ( Tabla) &

    Shri Milind Panat (Harmonium)

Saturday, May 11th at 6 pm

Crestview Middle School 16025 Clayton Rd, Ellisville (corner of Clarkson and Clayton Rd)

Tickets: $15 per person, $5 for children over 10. Refreshments included

We thank Seema Enterprises & India Bazaar for sponsoring this event.

To make the program a success, please RSVP to any of the following member by May 4th 2002

For further information please contact any of the following members:

    Jyoti Pande (636) 207-0490
    Sonali Tokekar (314) 983-9548
    Anjali Metha (636) 273-6337
    Yogesh Kulkarni (573) 426-2808
    Shashi Thanedar (314) 432-7878
The Kathak dance performance by Maneesha Sathe on May 11th was cancelled due to Visa delays.