Percussions: Meet The Beats

Percussions: Meet The Beats

SIFAS

SYNOPSIS

Meet The Beats

A rhythmic confluence of percussion instruments. Conceptualised by Guru Tripunithura Sreekanth, supported by Guru Mihir Kundu and Guru Aamrapali Bhandari (SIFAS). Different instruments of various cultures from Singapore have come together to celebrate life. Everything is defined by breath. Breathing is something so simple yet without it there will be no life. It has a rhythm and pulse which keeps each one alive. Here’s presenting VAADYA TARANG, with pulsating permutations and breath-taking combinations of Carnatic music. Signifying the vibration of breath and rhythm. An element of Kathak footwork has also been added to this for a perfect visualisation of rhythm with ghunghroos.

Artists & Instruments:
Guru Aamrapali Bhandari – Ghunghroo
Gayathri Chachithanandar – Nattuvangam
Guru mihir Kundu – Tabla
Muthu Subramaniyam – Mridangam
Mahesh Parameswaran – Gatam
Sabarinath Thekkath – Chenda
Akashra Thiru – Timbau
Cheryl Ong – Chinese Drum
Guru Tripunithura Sreekanth – Taalam & Konnakol

ARTIST'S BIO

SIFAS

Singapore Indian Fine Arts Society (SIFAS) is Singapore’s pioneer academy in imparting the knowledge of Indian classical music, dance and visual arts. Founded in 1949, SIFAS is a non-profit Indian cultural organisation characterised by a high level of artistic and academic excellence across all disciplines. Its philosophy is portrayed in its motto in Sanskrit, which states: ‘Kala Samskrithi Lakshanam’ – Art Characterises Civilisation. SIFAS has played a vital role in the transformation of Singapore into a global city for the arts and continues to establish itself as a hub for Indian Arts by providing a platform to nurture artistes and promote excellence in the performing arts.