Vijay Shiva

Carnatic Vocal Concert

N. Vijay Shiva

Vijay Shiva

Saturday, May 22nd, 2010 @ 7:00 PM


Ethical Society Hall

9001 Clayton Road

St. Louis, MO 63117

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Tickets: $15 General, $10 Students

Free for Sangeetha Members




Born to Smt.Akhila Siva and Sri.A.N.Siva on 29th March, 1967, Vijay Siva had his schooling in Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan Senior Secondary School, Chennai, graduated with a first class from Vivekananda College, Chennai and secured masters degree in Commerce from Madurai Kamaraj University. Vijay Siva exibited rare intuitive capacity to identify ragas at the age of four.Disciple of Sangita Kalanidhi Sri D.K.Jayaraman since 1977and earlier learnt music from his mother,a vocal musician from Carnatic Music College ,Chennai.Also an accomplished Mridangist with a B.High AIR Grade,having been trained by Kumbakonam Sri Rajappa Iyer.At present recieves guidance in vocal music from Smt.D.K.Pattammal. Awardee of Government of India Cultural Scholarship for vocal music from 1979 to 1987.Secured more thatn hundred Prizes both for music and for Murudangam including the first Prize for Thevaram,Trichuvachakam and Thirupugazh in 1974,the coveted Rajaji Tamboora in 1981-both from Tamil Isai Sangam,Chennai and first prizes in Classical and Light Classical Music Competitions conducted by AIR in 1984. Given a number of concerts in important centres in India and participated in the Music Festivals of Sangeet Natak Academy -one at Bhubhaneshwar as a Mridangist and another at Chennai as Vocalist. Passed the Higher Grade Examination with distinction in Vocal music conducted by the Tamil Nadu Govenrment in 1984 and Sangeet Alankar Course conducted by the Gandharva Mahaviyalaya, New Delhi.

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  1. anonymous says:

    Awesome concert. The pace was excellent and the song selections were very nice. Thanks for Sangeetha for bringing and supporting upcoming artists like vijay siva and we wish to see more concerts like this in future

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