“ Sangeetha Sourabha- A soulful performance by Sooryagayathri ”
07 March 2017
“Sangeetha Sourabha” the cultural event for the summer program 2016 at VIIS featured bhakthi sangeet program by child prodigy Sooryagayathri and Sri Kuldeep M. Pai. The audience for the event included VIIS participants from Allegheny College, Colorado College, Cornell University, University of Iowa, Ley Moyne College, participants of Sewa International from USA and Mt. Allison University, Canada. The ten year old Sooryagayathri enthralled the audience with Bhava- filled, soulful singing of the popular devotional themes like Ganesha Pancharatnam, Hanuman Chalisa and Sri Ramachandra kripalu bhajman. Sri Kuldeep M Pai has been her mentor both musically and spiritually whose guidance has helped her navigate her role as an outstanding musician. Her father, Sri P.V. Anilkumar an accomplished Mridangam artist accompanied Sooryagayathri and Kuldeep pai for this spiritual singing.