Suresh Vaidyanathan

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Suresh Vaidyanathan (born 1966) is a performing artist on the ghatam, an Indian classical claypot instrument. Ghatam Suresh, as he is known by the Indian diaspora, has provided accompaniment to legendary Carnatic[1] and Hindustani artists.[2] He is one of the more notable performers in Indian percussion.[3][4][5][6][7][8]

Awards[edit]

Suresh Vaidyanathan has received several awards and titles, including:

  • "Asthana vidwan of Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham"
  • "Asthana vidwan of Sri Ahobhila mutt"
  • "Asthana vidwan of Sri Datta Avadootha Peetham, Mysore"
  • "Layavadya Sironmani"
  • "Laya Sevabhimani"
  • "Laya vadya Chatura"
  • "Nada oli"
  • "Gandharva Gana Ratna"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Drum festival in Chennai from August 30". thehindu.com.
  2. ^ Nathan, Archana. "Talking drums". thehindu.com.
  3. ^ "Ghatam Suresh Vaidyanathan, Ghatam Artiste, Tamil Nadu, India - Sabhash!". sabhash.com.
  4. ^ "Faculty of Performing Arts @ LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore" (http://www.lasalle.edu.sg/events/lunchtime- concert-series-featuring-suresh-vaidyanathan-and-darren-moore-percussion-duo/), Singapore, 13 August 2012. Retrieved on 5 August 2016.
  5. ^ Nathan, Archana. "Talking Drums" (http://www.thehindu.com/features/november-fest/talking-drums-bickram-ghosh/arti cle6614136.ece?widget-art=four-rel), "The Hindu", Chennai, 19 November 2014. Retrieved on 2 January 2016.
  6. ^ Guinness Book of World Records - Ghatam V Suresh participation (http://www.guinnessworldrecords.co m/world-records/374393-largest-music-therapy-lesson)
  7. ^ Ahmed, Zubair. "Learning online at the feet of India's gurus" (https://www.bbc.com/news/business-22516037), "BBC News", Chennai, 14 May 2013. Retrieved on 2 January 2016.
  8. ^ Shivang, Shubham. "In love with laya from Lithuania" (http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/music/in-love- with-laya-from-lithuania/article2752804.ece), "The Hindu", Chennai, 27 December 2011. Retrieved on 2 January 2016.

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