Category: IndianRaga Fellows


Monday, April 30, 2018 , IndianRaga Fellows
IndianRaga was invited by the UAE Prime Minister's Office as the ONLY cultural performance at the prestigious World Government Summit in Dubai in February 2018. Staged at the most prime slot in the conference, we closed for Christine Lagarde of the IMF and opened for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's keynote speech at the conference. [...]

Rishi Armstrong – Our only 2 Time IndianRaga Fellow to-date

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 , IndianRaga Fellows
IndianRaga proudly presents Rishi Armstrong, the first person to become an IndianRaga Fellow twice, once in 2013 for Vocals and now in 2016 for Tabla. Here are some excerpts of an interview with him. Rishi says: "Music is pretty much everything to me. Through IndianRaga, I was able to show and express that by collaborating [...]


Monday, November 7, 2016 , IndianRaga Fellows
IndianRaga was invited to present a lec-dem at KPMG's Chicago office during the company's Asian Cultural Event. 2015 Fellow Jai Sovani-Garud presented a concert followed by a 30-min talk by IndianRaga Founder Sriram Emani on his journey from a corporate role in management consulting to starting an arts education company. This video was recorded informally, [...]

Bank Of Tokyo

Monday, November 7, 2016 , IndianRaga Fellows
Bank of Tokyo (MUFG) was the presenting sponsor for the 2015 IndianRaga Fellowship. They invited IndianRaga Fellows and Founder Sriram Emani to present at their New York and New Jersey offices on the theme of Creative Leadership in the Corporate World : Lessons from the Performing Arts. Through live examples of improvization with IndianRaga Fellows [...]


Sunday, November 6, 2016 , IndianRaga Fellows
IndianRaga Fellows 2016 were invited to perform at the New Brunswick Cultural Center's Indo-American Festival earlier this year. Fellows Apoorvaa Deshpande, Divya Khandekar and Santosh Baynes traveled to New Jersey to perform at the event, accompanied by Ashish Deshpande on tabla. Thanks to MELA Arts Connect and Heena Patel for the opportunity, and to Scott [...]

Virginia Concert

Sunday, November 6, 2016 , IndianRaga Fellows
IndianRaga Backstage brings professional musicians, who are also role models to younger musicians, to perform foundational pieces of Indian classical music that the audience can sing along with. The performers engage with the audience, and create an informal setting where you can let your heart out and sing along. It is engaging, accessible and non-judgemental [...]

Iowa Arts Council

Sunday, November 6, 2016 , IndianRaga Fellows
IndianRaga was invited by Sarva Sree Foundation, with the support of Iowa Arts Council, to bring prodigious young Carnatic music Fellows to Iowa and present a series of lec-dems and a full-fledged concert. Fellows Geeta Shankar, Sumhith Veda Aradhyula, Sahana Prasanna, Sashank Sridhar, Sanjana Chandran and Santhosh Ravindrabharathy, presented 4 well-received and widely lauded lec-dems [...]

San Jose

Sunday, October 30, 2016 , IndianRaga Fellows
Excited about IndianRaga's partnership with the Eye on India Festival 2015 in North America! IndianRaga Fellows Geeta Shankar, Hrishikesh Chary and Aditya Sriram present a scintillating concert at the Eye On India Festival Chicago - San Jose version, featuring Indian art music from the North, South, East and West of India to a global audience [...]

Joe’s Pub

Sunday, October 30, 2016 , IndianRaga Fellows
IndianRaga Fellows were invited by Joe's Pub, one of the most respected performance platforms in New York City where Amy Winehouse and Adele made their US headlining concert debuts, to present a full prime time concert by the RagaTone Ensemble. IndianRaga's RagaTone Ensemble is a raga-jazz band that fuses popular soundtracks from Cinema, Indian Classical [...]

Chicago Center

Sunday, October 30, 2016 , IndianRaga Fellows
IndianRaga Fellows were invited by Chicago's iconic arts institution, the Chicago Cultural Center, in association with the Eye on India festival to present a full length concert. Fellows NCS Ravali, Jai Sovani-Garud, Akshay Anantapadmanabhan, Souryadeep Bhattacharyya, along with Sanjay Chandran, presented a spectacular, high-quality concert with both traditional Carnatic and Hindustani styles. Here's the link [...]