SUSWARAA TITLE AWARDS 2016 CONFERRED
Suswaraa’s 28th year Music Festival was conducted at Sri Rathnagireeswarar Temple, Besant Nagar, Chennai recently. Disciple of legendry Vidvan Chittoor Subramanya Pillai Dr Tadepally Lokanadha Sarma founded this organisation 28 years back. This year SANGITA KALA JYOTI Title was conferred upon Vidushi Prof. Dr. Premeela Gurumurthy and on Danseuse Guru Smt. S Padma. JANA SARASWATIPEETH PURASKAR has been conferred upon Shri. Narayana Viswanath for his services to carnatic music. YUVA SANGITA KALA JYOTHI was conferred upon six young artistes namely, Uzhavoor P K Babu (Mrudangam), T H Vineeth (Mrudangam), R Rahul (Violin), Chandrasekara Sharma (Ghatam), Adityaram (Flute) and Smt. S Nithyasree (Veena). The award function was followed by vocal concert by Dr. Premeela Gurumurthy. The awards were conferred by Dr Tadepally Lokanadha Sarma who is the Disciple of legendry Vidvan Chittoor Subramanya Pillai and who founded this organisation 28 years back. Other dignitaries of that evening were Shri CGK Somayajulu, Managing Trustee, Suswaraa, Shri. Subbu, President, Bhaktha Mandali and Shri. Krishnamurhty, Vice-president, Bhaktha Mandali. Carnatic singer Smt. Booma Kasturi anchored the event.