MAHATHI ACADEMY OF MUSIC &DANCE
Mahathi Academy of Music & Dance was established in the year 2003 by Sri Thiruvaiyaru P Sekar(A vocalist ,Disciple of Dr M BalamuraliKrishna and Smt Vasanthi Sekar(a flutist,Disciple of Smt N Kesi) imparting training in classical Vocal,Veena Violin,Flute Mridangam Western Guitar and Key Board with 25 students and with in a month the number of students increased to 100. Now we have about 550 students and we have our own building for the academy. We have 8 eminent teachers for training the students in various arts.
Mahathi Academy conducts Monthly concert for the benefit of students. Every month a senior or up coming artiste will be performing in our Academy. Our students are given opportunity to perform on the same stage for an hour before their performance.
Our Vocal students have started performing concerts and they have participated in Many TV reality shows and exhibited their talents.
We have a separate session for vocal and Mridangam students. The Mridangam students are given training to accompany the vocal artiste.
We conduct Thyagaraja Aaradhana every year in association with Stree Seva Mandir,salgramam when all the senior artistes will be rendering the Pancharathna Krithis of St.Thyagaraja
We conduct Music competitions every year on Carnatic Vocal Veena, Violin Mridangam, for the Music students in and around Chennai city.
We are training students in western Key Board and Guitar to appear for the Theory and Practical examinations conducted by The Trinity College of Music, London. Our students are coming out with flying colors. Some students have become national toppers and one of our students has scored 100% in the Theory Examination.
Our Bharathanatyam students have started performing in Sabhas and temples. 10 students have performed Arangetram and 200 students have performed the Chalanga Pooja.Our students have participated in the Chidambaram Natyanajalai program and also performed in the reputed sabhas like Parthasarahy swamy sabha,Brahma gana Sabha,Bharatheya vidya Bhavan. They have also performed in various organisations in and around TamilNadu.
Our veena and violin students have participated in many competitions and won prizes.
During our annual day function all the studens will be given an opportunity to perform.