Maryville Music at Maryville

Sangeetha — Classical Indian Music (Mar. 18 @ 7:30 p.m.)

“Shiva – Shakti” — “Power of the Almighty”

Friday, March 18, 2022 • 7:30 p.m.

Maryville University Auditorium

Free admission • Donations gratefully accepted

Campus guests must sign in on paper when entering the Maryville University Auditorium, providing your name, phone number, and email address

Mask-wearing is optional on campus

The realtime-only livestream of this concert has been canceled


Introductions of the Artists

  • Main Vocals: Vidya Anand, Vrisha Jagdish, Saiva Gadi
  • Violin: Ramesh Cherupalla
  • Mridangam: Subbaraman Kameswaran (Subbu)
  • Presenter: Bala Anantharama

Brief Introduction to Indian Classical Music

  • Nada Tanumanisham Shankaram — Ragam Chittaranjani — Talam Adi
  • Ekambaresha Nayika Shivey — Ragam Suddha Saveri — Adi Talam
  • Shiva Namama — Ragam Hamsandam — Talam — Adi Shankara Chandrasekhara — Ragam Madhyamavathu — Talam Mishra Chapu
  • Every Classical concert starts with a Varnam, followed by Prayer to Lord Ganesha for removing all obstacles


  • Sri Rajamathangi

Prayer to Lord Ganesha

  • Gajavadana maam paahi
  • Shiva Shiva yana Rada with Kalpana swaras
  • Sharanagatham Endru Nambi Vanden

Main Song

  • Bhuvaneshwariya with Alapana and Kalpana Swaras
  • Namah parvathi — Bho Shambho — Shiva Shambho

Concluding Song

  • Thillana 
Sangeetha – St. Louis

“The basis of existence is in vibration, which is sound. Indian Classical Music is divine and spiritual, helping a person evolve into higher dimensions of experience, and evolution from within.”

— from Sangeetha’s website