TAKING MUSIC TO SCHOOL CHILDREN

Yuva Rasikas
Music Forum, in association with The Music Academy, organised a mega workshop titled ‘Yuva Rasika’, for school students, at The Music Academy, Madras, on 31 August 2019. Now an annual feature, Yuva Rasika has become a sought after event for school students. Twenty schools from across the city, and as far as from Vellore and Sholingur, participated.

The event was inaugurated by actor and playwright Y.Gee. Mahendra in the presence of N. Murali, President, The Music Academy and Dr. S. Sunder, Convenor, Music Forum, Chennai Chapter. A moment of silence was observed as a mark of respect to Mrs. Y.G. Parthasarathy, Founder and Dean, Padma Seshadri Group of Schools, who passed away recently. Students of Rukmini Devi Natyakshetra rendered the invocation song and Sunder welcomed the gathering.

He thanked the Music Academy for joining hands with Music Forum for the cause of building rasikas for the future, through the project called ‘Yuva Rasika’. N. Murali expressed satisfaction in collaborating for an event of this nature and said he was happy to see the vibrant children attending a music workshop. Y.Gee. Mahendra congratulated the efforts of Music Forum and the Music Academy in taking music to school children and enthused the children to make good use of this opportunity… read more