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Ms Sudha Raghuraman renders a mesmerizing performance of Carnatic vocal music at The NorthCap University

The Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture Amongst Youth, (SPIC MACAY), is a movement that promotes Indian classical music, Indian classical dance, and other aspects of Indian culture. The NorthCap University (NCU), apart from aspiring for academic excellence, has always been promoting the values and wisdom embodied in the Indian Heritage amongst the youth, with a hope that these will influence their way of life and inspire them to become a better human being.

In continuation of this tradition, as a part of SPIC MACAY Virasat, the SPIC MACAY Chapter of NCU in collaboration with SPIC MACAY, Gurugram organized a classical Vocal Music Performance on 26 October 2017 by Ms Sudha Raghuraman, a Carnatic classical vocalist and a music composer. Gracing the occasion, Ms Sudha began her performance with a beautiful demonstration of the Sapta Swaras – the seven musical notes of Carnatic Music involving the audience which comprised of the students and the faculty. She mesmerized the audience with her distinct style of Carnatic music through compositions like Raga Hamsadhwani, Ragamalika (a garland of Ragas), Tarana apart from a few bhajans. Ms Sudha Raghuraman was accompanied by Shri V S K Annadurai and Shri N Padmanaban on violin and mridangam. It is worth mentioning that Ms Sudha, in her capacity as a versatile and prolific singer, has performed in various prestigious platforms, festivals including Vishnu Digambar Jain festival, Tansen Samaroh, Gandharva Sangeet Samaroh, Sangeet Natak Academy’s music festival, to name a few. Ms Sudha has recently been conferred with the prestigious Ustad Bismillah Khan Puraskar by the Sangeet Natak Academy.

The auspicious occasion was inaugurated by Prof. Prem Vrat, the Pro-Chancellor of the NorthCap University by lighting the lamp followed by an Odissi dance performance by NCU students. The event was graced by other dignitaries of the University and SPIC MACAY.