Frederick MUSIC CLASS
“At Chinmaya Frederick, Music class is offered on an optional basis for children enrolled in the Balavihar Program. Music has always been an important part of Indian Culture. The art is popular, not only as a form of entertainment, but also as a means of connecting with the Divine. In this Music class, Indian classical Bhajans and Kirtans are taught by our Chinmaya Yuva Sevak, Krishnapriya.”
MUSIC Class for Beginners : ( Young Artist : Krishnapriya Thirumala )
Timings: SUN 1:00 am – 1.40 am | Age Group: 5 years and above
Krishnapriya is a high school student living in Frederick, Maryland.
She has been singing since a very young age, and has also been a dedicated student of Carnatic Music from her 7th grade-
Her gurus are Sri Padmanabhan garu and Sri Komanduri Seshadri Garu.
She has won numerous singing accolades. She gave her first live performance at the age of four in the popular Indian channel ETV. She placed 6th in Padutha Theeyaga, a televised, prestigious Indian national singing competition in the Telugu language, held in USA (2015) and also won a number of other competitions.
She was also invited twice to the Embassy of India in Washington, DC, to represent Chinmaya Mission as a guest singer. Krishnapriya started this music class in 2016, and is continuing it this year. Through this class, she also trains many local kids to participate in the annual Thyagaraja and Purandaradasa Aradhana organized by our Chinmaya Mission chapter. She created this class to give everyone an opportunity to learn popular Indian bhajans and classical kirtans and to appreciate and continue the rich musical heritage of India.
All levels are welcome – no experience needed. You can also contact her if you want more info about participating in the upcoming Thyagaraja and Purandaradasa Aradhana.