2017 IndianRaga State Ambassadors

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Full NameAarthi Vijayakumar

CategoryBharatanatyam

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Age

13 to 20

State / Province

MN

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It's amazing to be part of this organization that provides so many wonderful opportunities for music & dance. I'm grateful for the opportunities they've given me this far and am looking forward to the exciting things to come as a part of Indian Raga.

Full NameAdithya Shakthi Kumar

CategoryCarnatic Percussion

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Age

13 to 20

State / Province

TX

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I am an avid percussionist who experiments with the endless possibilities of the sapta talas. I am the mridangist in the Raga Labs in Austin(the second most viewed Raga Labs). I was a State Ambassador in 2016, and loved the opportunities.

Full NameAishwarya Subramanian

CategoryIndian Classical Dance - Bharatanatyam

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Age

21 to 34

State / Province

CA

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IndianRaga is a great platform for young artists to explore their creativity and share their passion for the arts with others. Through fruitful collaborations in this community, I hope to hear people's stories and express myself through dance & music

Full NameAKASH GURURAJA

CategoryCarnatic Violin

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Age

13 to 20

State / Province

Iowa

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Carnatic Music is my passion. I will be very proud to represent Indian Raga in the state of Iowa. I am very glad to be associated with Indian Raga and hope to collaborate with musicians of all genres.

Full NameAnish Dharam

CategoryHindustani Instrumental

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12 and under

State / Province

NJ

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I would like to follow my brother's footsteps, and travel more on this journey in Indian classical music. IndianRaga is like a dream at the end of one journey, and the beginning of another.

Full NameAparna Satheesan

CategoryKuchipudi

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Age

21 to 34

State / Province

Indiana

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Thank you Indian Raga team for selecting me as the State Ambassador. This is a great platform for the artists to explore more on their field, share their creative ideas, learn and perform with eminent artists.

Full NameApoorva N Prakash

CategoryBharatanatyam

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Age

21 to 34

State / Province

Karnataka

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It's my pleasure to be an IndianRaga State Ambassador and thank the whole team for selecting me for becoming a State Ambassador. In my view It's a platform where young artists are encouraged to use their hidden skills and express it.
Namaste

Full NameAravind Venkat

CategoryCarnatic Vocals

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Age

21 to 34

State / Province

Massachusetts

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Sharing the beauty of Carnatic Music with a wider audience has always been my passion, and IndianRaga is a pioneer in this regard. Being part of such an awesome, creative group that makes music of rich quality is an absolute honor!

Full NameArchita Harathi

CategoryBharatanatyam Dance

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Age

13 to 20

State / Province

OR

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As a little girl, my dream was to be a dancer. I realized, though, that once dreams come true, you stop dreaming. After finishing my arangetram, dancing in India, organizing a dance fundraiser and joining Indian Raga, I know I will never stop dancing

Full NameAshwini Vytheswaran

CategoryBharatanatyam

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Age

13 to 20

State / Province

Massachusetts

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IndianRaga provides a modern and innovative approach to showcase the stunning culture and heritage I am proud to be a part of. I have been able to connect with the most beautiful part of bharatanatyam, my imagination. I look forward to the journey!

Full NameAyan G. Nath

CategoryHindustani Percussion - Tabla

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Age

12 and under

State / Province

CA

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I am really proud to be an IndianRaga State Ambassador because I truly enjoy playing Tabla and singing and I believe IndianRaga is an excellent platform to connect with other talented musicians to take my musical journey to next level.

Full NameBharath Namboothiry

CategoryCarnatic Percussion, World Music

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Age

13 to 20

State / Province

OR

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Indian Raga motto seem to convey it all - "Learn, perform, shine, take your performance to the next level". What interested me most is the focus to crossover tradition and support experimentation to enable broader audience for our wonderful music.

Full NameCharun Thattai

CategoryCarnatic Whistling

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Age

21 to 34

State / Province

MASSACHUSETTS

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IndianRaga has got great recognition world wide and some of the top artists have been associated with it. I feel privileged to be part of this esteemed network.

Full NameDeepti Ravidath

CategoryCarnatic Vocal

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Age

12 and under

State / Province

Oregon

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An opportunity to get in touch and collaborate with talented musicians.

Full NameDeepti Ravidath

CategoryCarnatic Vocals

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Age

12 and under

State / Province

Oregon

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Its an honor to get feedback from great musicians. Great opportunity to collaborate with other fellows.

Full NameGiridhar Raghunathan

CategoryBharatanatyam

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youtube.com

Age

21 to 34

State / Province

Quebec

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Indian Raga is an excellent initiative to promote Indian performing arts and culture. I feel proud to be associated with the organization!

Full NameGomathi Manoj

CategoryBharatanatyam

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Age

21 to 34

State / Province

New Jersey

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Dance isn't just a passion, it's a way of living my life & a medium to express from within. I feel privileged to be a part of IndianRaga, as it enables me to represent the art, promote it universally & patronize it's cultural identity.

Full NameHarini Iyer

CategoryInternational Vocals

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Age

21 to 34

State / Province

VA

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I've always been interested in fusing different music genres. Indian Raga encourages all kinds of music and I believe this is the best platform for me to collaborate with like minded artists and bring my ideas to life!

Full NameHimani Chonkar

CategoryWestern Classical

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Age

12 and under

State / Province

Wisconsin

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Music is my passion. I am proud to showcase my passion through this platform that has been made available by IndianRaga. It is an honor to be an IndianRaga State Ambassador.

Full NameInesh Vytheswaran

CategoryCarnatic percussion

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Age

13 to 20

State / Province

MA

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IndianRaga is an inspiring association with innovative ideas . I've seen IndianRaga post a lot of performances that are very musically interesting and I'm honored to be affiliated with this organization and previous ambassadors.

Full NameISHAAN TANGIRALA

CategoryHINDUSTANI VOCALS

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Age

12 and under

State / Province

NEW JERSEY

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I was one of the 25 fellows of 2016 and am proud to be the state ambassador for the 2nd yr this year consecutively as IndiaRaga provides an awesome platform for budding performers/artists in different genres across the globe to showcase their talent.

Full NameIshani Singh

CategoryBharatanatyam

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Age

13 to 20

State / Province

CA

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I am proud to be associated with Indian raga because it provides me a platform me to explore far beyond what I thought possible. I look forward to all the unparalleled opportunities Indian Raga provides for aspiring artists.

Full NameIshani Singh

CategoryBharatanatyam

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google.com

Age

13 to 20

State / Province

CA

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I am proud to be associated with Indian raga because it provides me a platform me to explore far beyond what I thought possible. I look forward to all the unparalleled opportunities Indian Raga provides for aspiring artists.

Full NameJAY NADKARNI

CategoryHindustani Classical Vocals

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Age

12 and under

State / Province

NJ

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Being a State Ambassador of IndianRaga is a big honor for me since IndianRaga provides great platforms for talented musicians. It is a great opportunity for me to take my love for music to another level and reach to a wide audience globally.

Full NameKeerthana Sreenivasan

CategoryInternational vocals

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Age

13 to 20

State / Province

Wisconsin

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Indian raga provides an upcoming musician such as me with a great platform to get out there, and as a State Ambassador I am proud to spread word about this opportunity to budding musicians around me.