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About Kalakruthi

The Kala Kruthi School of Indian Classical Music was founded in 1994 by Smt Shobha Sekhar and teaches South Indian Carnatic vocal and veena to students. Smt Shobha Sekhar is the artistic director and guru of Kala Kruthi. She is an internationally and nationally acclaimed Carnatic artiste, and has given a number of concerts and lecdems in Australia and around the world. Smt Sekhar's dedicated tutelage and training under some of Carnatic music's greatest exponents, such as Sangeetha Kalanidhi Smt DK Pattammal, Sangeetha Kalanidhi Sri DK Jayaraman, Sangeetha Kalanidhi Sri RK Srikantan, Sangeetha Kalanidhi Sri KS Narayanaswamy, and Sangeetha Kala Acharya Sri Bombay S Ramachandran, is evident in her refined musical style and technical excellence with its adherence to the traditional precepts of this venerable art form.   Read more

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Shobha Sekhar’s Kalakruthi School of Music celebrated 10 years of Excellence in Carnatic music

The thematic concerts paying tribute to the five elements in aid of the Red Cross Victorian Bush Fire Appeal must have caught the attention of Melbourne rasikas. Shobha Sekhar and her School programs have always been crowd pullers but this program takes the cake. The over capacity crowds did not even get up to go the canteen between items. The stunning brochure with messages from the Premier of Victoria Sen John Brumby, Sri N Murali, Managing Director of Hindu Group of newspapers and President of the Music Academy, Chennai, and a very inspiring message from Shobha set the mood as the audience entered the Hall. ‘The event sets benchmarks in every possible way’ says a music enthusiast. ‘I have heard School programs but this is the best ever, in terms of the standard of the students-their grasp of the fundamentals of the classical idiom, their excellent coordination, the ragams, viruttams, Neravals, Tanams, kalpana swarams and theermanams vowed the audience’ The perfect enunciation, the introductions with the power point projections (enticing pictures to educate the audience about the meaning and story line)-were added bonuses to a meticulously planned and flawlessly executed program. The senior program started with a music ensemble comprising[…]