Devotional Music Competition

Nov 04, 2018

The Music Academy, Madras


The Music Academy, is organizing Group Singing Devotional Music Competition under an endowment instituted by Rukmini Arts & Music Trust, from 9.00 a.m onwards on Sunday, November 4th, 2018 at Kasturi Srinivasan Hall of The Music Academy, Madras.

Groups comprising of 3 to 10 members above 15 years, may register themselves by sending particulars of their Group and the compositions they propose to present. They will have to bring their own accompaniments and sing 3 compositions for a duration not exceeding 15 minutes.

Criteria for song selection

Selection of songs only from the following.

a)Tiruppavai / Tiruvembavai / Divya Prabandham /Tevaram /Tiruppugazh
b)Annamacharya / Bhadrachala Ramdas / Sadasiva Brahmendra, Tygaraja’s Utsava Sampradayam and Divyanamam
c)Bhajana Sampradaya songs (Ashtapadi, Tarangam, Abhangs, Bhajans)
d)Purandaradasa & other saint composers of Karnataka.

Songs may be preceded by slokas or viruttam.

Previous years winners are not eligible

The first two winners will be provided with cash awards and an opportunity to sing during the December season at the morning sessions.

Last date for registration is October 31, 2018.

For further details contact The Music Academy: 28112231, 28115162