Tuesday Programs: New Composers
Guest Speaker: Shruthi Rajasekar
Shruthi Rajasekar is an Indian-American composer and vocalist. Trained in the Carnatic (South Indian classical) and Western classical idioms, Shruthi creates music that explores intersections in cultural and musical identity. Shruthi has won several honors for her compositions, including a 2018 Composers Guild of New Jersey award and a global award from the Donne in Musica Adkins Chiti Foundation (Roma, Italia) and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. She has also had commissions from VocalEssence, and more than a dozen plays on Classical MPR. As a soprano and Carnatic vocalist, Shruthi has been recognized by the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) and the internationally-televised Carnatic Music Idol USA.
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