Sudhaarnava Academy for Musical Excellence, Chennai was launched by wellknown vocalist Sudha Ragunathan in 2017.
Sudhaarnava is focused on identifying, nurturing and promoting talent and grooming aspiring students not only to learn and understand music but also to appreciate the grand legacy of the lineage and it’s contribution to Carnatic music, says a note from the academy.
On Vijayadashami, Sudhaarnava Academy launched a music contest ‘Shravya Season 1’. The contest is open to music students and amateurs residing in India. There are three different contests for here different composers – Purandaradasa, Tygaraja and Papanasam Sivan’s kritis and four categories in each – Sub Junior, Junior, Sub Senior and Senior.
There is a registration fee of Rs. 300 per contest per entry. The last date for entries is October 31, 2019
and the results would be announced by the third week of November, 2019.