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Welcome to The Music Academy
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"Founded in 1928 as an outcome of the music conference that was held in conjunction with the All India Congress Session in Madras city the previous year, it was conceived to be the institution that would set the standard for Carnatic music."

Spirit of Youth Festival - 2014

Spirit of Youth Music & Dance 2014 scheduled from 1st August to 10th August 2014.

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Awards for 2014 Announced

At its meeting held today, 20th July 2014, the Executive Committee of the Music Academy has unanimously chosen eminent and multifaceted Carnatic musician Shri T.V. Gopalakrishnan for the title of "Sangita Kalanidhi" and to preside over the 88th Annual Conference of the Music Academy to be held from 15th December 2014 to 1st January 2015. Shri Gopalakrishnan is not only acclaimed as an outstanding Mridangam exponent but is also procient in Carnatic vocal and Hindustani vocal music. He will be Conferred the "Sangita Kalanidhi" title at the Sadas on 1st January 2015. The Committee also decide to confer the following awards during the 88th Conference and Concerts.

1. Sangita Kala Acharya: 2 Awards
Shri Mangad K. Natesan (Vocalist)
Smt. Alamelu Mani (Vocalist)

2. T.T.K. Awards: 2 Awards
Shri Malladi Suribabu (Vocalist)
Udaiyalur Shri Kalyanaraman (Nama sankirtanam)

3. Musicologist Award:
Dr. Padma Murthy

The Pappa Venkataramiah Award for violin is being given to Smt Lalgudi Rajalakshmi.

The above awards will also be conferred at the Sadas on 1st January 2015.

4. Natya Kala Acharya Award:
Kum. Leela Samson

The Natya Kala Acharya Award for Dance, would go to eminent Bharatanatyam exponent, Choreographer and teacher Kum. Leela Samson. THis award will be Conferred at the Inaugural function of the Dance Festival on 3rd January 2015.

N. MURALI
PRESIDENT

Annual Conference - Music Competitions 2014

Various Music Competitions will be held at our premises on 23, 24, 30 & 31 August 2014. For details and application forms, please contact Academy’s Office on all working days. Last date for receipt of applications: 14.8.2014. Click "more details" for schedule of dates of competitions.

Music Competitions 2014-Schedule

Music Competitions will be conducted at the premises of the Music Academy, Madras. Click "more details" to view the Schedule.

Application form for Music Competition 2014

Click "more details" to download the Application form for Music Competition 2014

On Monday, 21st July 2014 at 6.30 p.m. At the Kasturi Srinivasan Hall

"Papanasam Sri Sivan Day" – S.P. Ramh (Vocal), Anayampatti G. Venkatasubramanian (Violin) & Madurai B. Sundar (Mridangam) – Programme under the endowment of Madhuram Narayanan Charitable Foundation in memory of Sri S Mani Bhagavathar –  All are welcome.

On Friday, 25th July 2014 at 6.30 p.m. At the Kasturi Srinivasan Hall

"HCL Concert Series" – Priyanka C Prakash (Vocal), Apoorva Krishna (Violin), S. Ramaswamy ( Mridangam) – All are welcome

On Monday, 28th July 2014 at 6.30 p.m. at the Kasturi Srinivasan Hall

"Dikshitar Day" – Prema Rangarajan (Vocal) , G. Bharathi  (Violin) &  Kalliadaikurichi  Sivakumar (Mridangam)  - Programme under the endowment of Sri. P. Obul Reddy & Smt. P. Gnanambal  – All are welcome

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (2014-2017)

At the Annual General Meeting of The Music Academy Madras, held on 29-6-2014, the following were unanimously elected unopposed to the Executive Committee for a three-year term.

PRESIDENT:
Sri N. MURALI

VICE-PRESIDENTS:
Sri N. GOPALASWAMI
DR. MALATHI RANGASWAMI
Smt. PRABHA SRIDEVAN
Sri C.V.KARTHIK NARAYANAN
Sri R. SESHASAYEE
Sri R. SRINIVASAN

SECRETARIES:
Sri K.V.KRISHNA PRASAD
Sri N. RAMJI
Sri V.SRIKANTH
Dr. PAPPU VENUGOPALA RAO

TREASURER:
Sri R. RAMAKRISHNAN

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
Sri R.T. CHARI
Dr. CHITRA MADHAVAN
Smt. KALA RAMESH RAO
Smt. KAMI VISWANATHAN
Smt. KRIPA SUBRAMANIAM
Sri S. RAGHAVAN
Sri V. SRIRAM
Smt. SUJATHA VIJAYARAGHAVAN
Smt. SUMATHI KRISHNAN
Sri N.SURESH
Sri S. SWAMINATHAN
Sri P.VASANTH KUMAR