Music Corner

We will soon be introducing more information on Carnatic Music.


Article about the Institute in Sep'16 issue of Sruti

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The Institute chosen for Karnataka Kalashree award

8-Oct-2015: The Karnataka Sangeetha Nrithya Academy has chosen Sri Rama Lalitha Kalamandira for the prestigious Karnataka Kalashree award for this year, with the institute being the only organization, among 18 artistes, which is rare.
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Vidwan Sri G.V Krishna Prasad honoured

Vishesha Fine Arts in its Annual Vishesha Utsava - 2015 honoured 3 significant individuals: Padmasri Sangeetha Kalanidhi Dr. N. Ramani, Mridangam Vidwan G.V. Krishna Prasad, Hon. Secretary Sri Rama Lalitha Kala Mandira and Mridangam Vidwan K.U. Jayachandra Rao. G.V. Krishna Prasad was honoured with the title VISHESHA KALAPOSHAKA and cash award with citation and memorable memento.

Quarterly Newsletter launched: We have launched a quarterly music newsletter in October 2013 during Dasara. Please acess the latest quarerly newsletter here

Vasantha Sangeethotsavam

Review of Raga Vaibhavam

Article in Gayana Samrajya, June 2012

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Award for Founder of California branch of the Institute

Tributes to Smt. Ranganayaki and Memoirs

Article in Prajavani

Praise for her in Vijaya Karnataka

Praise for the Sisters

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The Institution

We are one of the premier Institutions of Music and in service of Carnatic Music for over five decades. A niche has been  carved in imparting education in various facets of this divine art. The great efforts and dedication of the founders have laid a strong foundation to promote Carnatic Music. We have encouraged many musicians and budding artists since inception. Our continued association with musicians of great repute has put us on a firm footing. 

Doctorate Award presented

Chintalapalli Parampara Trust in association with Vedic Wellness University, Florida, USA conferred honorary doctorate award to Sri G.V. Krishna Prasad, Sri Rama Lalitha Kala Mandira in recognition of his outstanding contribution to carnatic music. The degree was presented by Yaduveer Krishna Datta Chamaraja Wadeyar on 19th May, 2019.

Souvenir commemorating the 50th year of Punyamarane of the founder released

A souvenir, containing memorabilia on the occassion of the 50th year of the passing away of the founder Sri G. Vendantam Iyengar, has been released. Those who are interested can contact the institute's general secretary in the evenings at the institute and collect their copy

Upcoming Programs

DateDay Time Programme & Artists
5-May-2019Sunday5:30PM RAGA LAYA PRABHA AWARD function. The award is to commemorate the memory of the Founder - Director Vidushi G.V. Ranganayakamma and Vidushi G.V. Neela and Dr. G.V. Vijayalakshmi with a purse of rupees 25,000/- and a citation to Ishwarya Vidya Raghunath - Vocal, Bhargavi Venkatram-Vocal, B. Vittal Rangan - Violin and Y.G. Srilatha - Veena. The award will be presented by Sangeetha Kala Acharya Vidushi Neela Ramgopal followed by special Music concert by Sangeetha Kala Acharya Vidushi Neela Ram Gopal, accompanied on Violin by B. Vittal Rangan and on Mridangam by K.U. Jayachandra Rao on Ghatam by U.N. Giridhar Udupa.
Venue: Bangalore Gayana Samaja auditorium
9-Jun-2019 Sunday 5.30 p.m.D.B. Ashwin-Vocal, Dr. Nishanth Chandran - Violin, Akshay Anand - Mridanga, N.S. Krishna Prasad - Ghatam, Venu: SRLK Mandira
7-July 2019 Sunday 5.30 p.m. G. Mohan Rangan and G. Ravikiran Flute duet, Charulatha Ramanujam - Violin, H.S.Sudhindra - Mridangam, Ranganatha Chakravarthi - Ghatam, Venue: SRLK Mandira
11-August-2019 Sunday5.30 p.m. N.R.Prashanth - Vocal, Nalina Mohan - Violin, G.S. Ramanujam - Mridanga, Phanindra Bhaskara - Ghatam, Venue: SRLK Mandira
5th to 8th September 2019Thurs-Sunday5:30PM Veena concert festival at Bangalore Gayana Samaja Auditorium

65th Year Celebrations of Sri Rama Lalitha Kala Mandira

On the occasion of the 65th year of the Institute, we have a cultural extravaganza from 5th to 25th January, 2020 and continued on 22nd and 23rd February, 2020. For full details of the programs, please go through this brochure.

Programmes are open to all rasikas. Admission is free ; all are requested to be seated 15 minutes prior to the commencement of the concert and stay till the completion of Tani Avarthanam and Mangalam by the artists. Liberal donations are welcome and donations are exempted under 80G of I.T. Act.

G.V. Krishna Prasad - Hon. Secretary

G.V.Neela - Chief Founder