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Music helps children learn math effectively!

Music helps children learn math effectively!
Posted on: February 26, 2016

Mathematics is “the basis of sound” and sound itself exhibits a remarkable array of number properties, simply because nature itself “is amazingly mathematical”.
Without getting into too much detail, music has its applications in the subjects [...]

Kattaikuttu: A Performing Rural Folk Theatre

Kattaikuttu: A Performing Rural Folk Theatre
Posted on: April 17, 2015

The 25th Kattaikuttu performing arts festival was witnessed and enjoyed by a 1,000-strong audience on Friday night in Punjarasantankal village in Kancheepuram. Kattaikkuttu is a complex, ritual, Tamil language folk theatre involving voice, body and [...]

Ashwamedha Award for Youngest Playback Singer of India

Ashwamedha Award for Youngest Playback Singer of India
Posted on: September 4, 2014

It is a pleasure to share that Diva R Roy of Std. I, Maneckji Cooper Education Trust School, Mumbai, won the Ashwamedha Award for being the youngest playback singer of India, at the award function [...]

Master R.S. Vishaal - A child prodigy in the offing

Master R.S. Vishaal – A child prodigy in the offing
Posted on: May 30, 2014

R. S. Vishaal S/o R. Srinivasan is a dedicated student of master Drum Gopal. He joined to learn drums even before joining the play school at the age of 2 1/2 years.
Mr. Drum Gopal is the [...]

The Influence of Art, Dance and Music on My daughters

The Influence of Art, Dance and Music on My daughters
Posted on: November 9, 2013

KATHAK FOR THEM:
Dance is my grand obsession… my prayer..dance is my meditation that lifts me into a transcendental world of new reality. For me life means the creation of a multifaceted musical picture of feeling…..

My [...]

Jacob Samuel (9 years), a student of A R Rahman’s music college and a budding pianist

Jacob Samuel (9 years), a student of A R Rahman’s music college and a budding pianist
Posted on: September 20, 2013

Jerry George, father of Jacob Samuel:
My son Jacob Samuel currently mastering to learn the Russian style of piano playing at KM College of Music and Technology (its A R Rahman’s music college)
I’m very much interested [...]

Master. Balaji Sriram, a budding Keyboard Player

Master. Balaji Sriram, a budding Keyboard Player
Posted on: July 19, 2013

Sriram, father of Balaji:
I would like to share with you the achievements of my son Master. Balaji Sriram, studying 6th std, in Swamy’s Matric School, Porur, Chennai. He started learning keyboard at the age of [...]

Paul Mauriat – the great French Orchestral Conductor

Paul Mauriat – the great French Orchestral Conductor
Posted on: June 15, 2013

Paul Mauriat (1925-2006), was a French Orchestral conductor. India’s one of the greatest composers ever, Illayaraja, in one his books, referred Mauriat as “Father of Light Music”. As a child, Paul Mauriat was fascinated by Jazz music. Though he was a composer of merit, he became worldwide popular as an arranger by re-recording the greatest hits.

Anil Biswas – The pioneer of orchestral music and playback singing

Anil Biswas – The pioneer of orchestral music and playback singing
Posted on: June 8, 2013

Anil Biswas (1914-2003) was the pioneer of orchestral music and playback singing in Indian film music. He once said that he was the Uncle of Indian film music if R.C.Boral was the father of Indian film music. He was born in a small village, now in Bangladesh. He was very fond of listening to folk music in his childhood.

T M Soundarajan - The Legendary Singer passed away

T M Soundarajan – The Legendary Singer passed away
Posted on: June 1, 2013

T M Soundarajan, popularly TMS, passed away at the age of 91, on 25th May 2013. Another legend of film industry after T K Ramamurthy and P B Sreenivas had gone. Yokibu has already carried two parts article on this giant. In this week, as a mark of respect, let me give some of my most favourite songs of both TMS and PBS.

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