ShrotaHouse Specials

CHILDREN IN USA!

In July 2021, ShrotaHouse you get to attend a very unique musical session with Smt. Jai Sovani of USA!!

REGISTRATIONS OPENING SOON!

ABOUT THE ARTIST: Jai is a North Indian Classical vocalist who lives in Milwaukee WI. She performs and conducts workshops all over the USA and India. Jai was initiated into music by Smt. Anuradha Garud whose guidance helped her secure the national scholarship by Govt. of India. The Scholarship facilitated her to stay with and learn in Gurukul pattern under one of India’s best classical singer of our times Ganasaraswati Kishori Amonkar. She has continued her path of learning under Smt. Arati Ankalikar- Tikekar with whom she has accompanied on various performances across USA and India. She teaches Classical, semi classical and bhajans. She conducts classes in Milwaukee WI, multiple locations in Chicago IL and Madison WI. She also conducts classes online via Skype for students from California, Texas, Florida, Minnesota, Missouri, Pennsylvania as well as from India. She is a visiting faculty at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, North Park University, Chicago and University of Wisconsin – Parkside


STAY TUNED FOR THE BELOW EVENTS!

WORKSHOP FEATURES:

-2 Day workshop
-Learn basic concepts of Hindustani Raga music through interactive sessions!
-No prior musical knowledge required!
-Your pass includes access to sessions for two days + a copy of the book* ‘Phulwari Geeton Ki’

ABOUT THE ARTIST: Radhika Joshi Ray is a Indian classical vocalist of the Jaipur Atrauli Gharana. She is a disciple of Pt. Raghunandan Panshikar, a senior student of Gaansaraswati Smt. Kishori Amonkar. She has also studied semi-classical music under Padmavibhushan Smt. Girija Devi ji at the Sangeet Research Academy in Kolkata. Radhika is a versatile singer and is one of the few vocalists to have been conferred a grade by the All India Radio in both classical as well as light-classical (Thumri, Dadra, Kajri, Hori, etc) music.​ In addition to her pursuits as a performing artist she is a dedicated teacher and researcher of Indian music. Her passion for introducing classical music to the next generation led her to writing her own book titled ‘Phulwari Geeton Ki’. She is also the founder of Jaipur Gunijankhana, an archive that strives to document the music of the Jaipur Atrauli Gharana. ​Radhika holds a PhD in Economics from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and a masters in Economics from Tufts University, Boston but has now decided to pursue a full-time career in music.

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