A Kanyakumari

first woman violinist to get Sangita Kalanidhi award

A Kanyakumari

first woman violinist to get Sangita Kalanidhi award

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Avasarala Kanyakumari is a violinist from South India who specializes in Carnatic music. over. "Vadya Lahari" her brain child is a new combo of the violin, veena and Nadaswaram. "Tristhayi sangamam" Confluence of 3 violins playing in different octaves portraying a special dimension. "Carnatic Music Ensembles" of 25, 50, 75 and 100 violins as well as 100 instrument ensemble commemorating the millennium A music piece "100 ragamalika swarams" which exposes her dexterity in bringing out the raga swaroopam in just one avarthana each. 29 hours non stop marathon performance. A Kanyakumari was awarded the Sangeetha Kalanidhi award of the Madras Music Academy for the year 2016. She is the first female violinist to get the award.[1] Other awards include • Padma Shri (the fourth highest civilian award) awarded by Indian Government 2015 • The prestigious Sangita Kalanidhi award (for the year 2016) from the Madras Music Academy, Chennai • Kalaimamani from Govt. of Tamil Nadu • Ugadi Puraskarfrom Govt. of Andhra Pradesh • Top Rank by A.I.R • Honorary citizenship of the state of Maryland,U.S • TTK Award from the Music Academy,Chennai • Asthana Viidushi of Sringeri Sarada Peetam,Ahobila Mutt and Avadhoota Peetam • "Saptagiri sangeetha vidwanmani from Sri Tyagaraja Festival Committee of Tirupathi. • Dhanurveena Praveena, a title bestowed on her by M.S. Subbulakshmi, commemorating Kanyakumari's 25 years in concerts She was selected for Limca Book of Records 2004 for her various achievements in music as a versatile woman violinist.

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Avasarala Kanyakumari is a violinist from South India who specializes in Carnatic music. over. "Vadya Lahari" her brain child is a new combo of the violin, veena and Nadaswaram. "Tristhayi sangamam" Confluence of 3 violins playing in different octaves portraying a special dimension. "Carnatic Music Ensembles" of 25, 50, 75 and 100 violins as well as 100 instrument ensemble commemorating the millennium A music piece "100 ragamalika swarams" which exposes her dexterity in bringing out the raga swaroopam in just one avarthana each. 29 hours non stop marathon performance. A Kanyakumari was awarded the Sangeetha Kalanidhi award of the Madras Music Academy for the year 2016. She is the first female violinist to get the award.[1] Other awards include • Padma Shri (the fourth highest civilian award) awarded by Indian Government 2015 • The prestigious Sangita Kalanidhi award (for the year 2016) from the Madras Music Academy, Chennai • Kalaimamani from Govt. of Tamil Nadu • Ugadi Puraskarfrom Govt. of Andhra Pradesh • Top Rank by A.I.R • Honorary citizenship of the state of Maryland,U.S • TTK Award from the Music Academy,Chennai • Asthana Viidushi of Sringeri Sarada Peetam,Ahobila Mutt and Avadhoota Peetam • "Saptagiri sangeetha vidwanmani from Sri Tyagaraja Festival Committee of Tirupathi. • Dhanurveena Praveena, a title bestowed on her by M.S. Subbulakshmi, commemorating Kanyakumari's 25 years in concerts She was selected for Limca Book of Records 2004 for her various achievements in music as a versatile woman violinist.