12 year old from USA presents kutcheri at Nageswara Rao Park

Mikeless kutcheri in the parkAs part of the monthly Sunday ‘Kutcheri in the Park’ organized by Sundaram Finance, 12 year old Mayuri Srivaths, a class VII student of Nolan Ryan Junior High School, Pearland, Texas, USA presented a lively vocal carnatic music performance at Nageswara Rao Park, Luz on July 2 morning.

Mayuri Srivaths, who is learning music from guru Rajarajeshwary Bhat, was accompanied by Vibhu Ravindran (Disciple of Lalgudi Srimathi Brahmanandam) on the violin and A. Rohith (Disciple of Thiruvarur Sri Bakthavathsalam) on the mridangam.

The chief guest for the event, Mylapore MLA R. Nataraj, presented the certificates and mementos to theĀ artistes.

Launched in FebĀ 2006, the idea of the mikeless kutcheri in the Park is to provide opportunities to young budding talent aged below 15 years to present in front of an informal park audience amidst chirping birds and falling leaves.

Sundaram Finance conducts auditions to select the artistes. For details, email:

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