Vismaya - The Cultural Wonder:
A short and powerful multimedia production
featuring a children's choir, highlighting the spirit of inclusiveness inherent
in Indian culture using the nottusvara sahityas of Muthusvami Dikshitar
(1775-1835) as an illustration. The music score of this short production
features excerpts from Vismaya - An Indo Celtic
The Snake Concerto:
Composed a concerto for Indian
Strings and Orchestra inspired by Indian folk music themes
which was performed by the Cincinnati Symphony
Orchestra and the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra conducted
by John Morris Russel at the Cincinnati Music Hall and
at the Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati Ohio.
of Freedom: (Aug 2004)
A choral performance of
excerpts from the music of Shanti at the historic inauguration
of the Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Cincinnati.
for Peace- At the Millennium
Peace Celebration, Xavier University, Cincinnati
Ohio, in conjunction with the annual meeting of the World
Peace Council, September 2000. Musical arrangements
of ancient Vedic chants and performed them to a delegation
of peace activists.
– A celebration of the Winter Solstice (Dec 2003):
A choral performance of a first of its kind arrangement
of ancient Sanskrit chants celebrating the life sustaining
source of energy. SURYA marked the debut performance of
the Greater Cincinnati Indian Community Choir founded
by Kanniks that went on to perform Shanti in conjunction
with other community choruses.
A panoramic lecture presentation of Indian Classical music
spanning the genres of dhrupad and Karnatic Music.