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AKC Natarajan honoured



Clarionet exponent A. K. C. Natarajan being honoured with the title, "Nadhadweepa Kalanidhi" by V. Krishnan, secretary, Sri Parthasarathy Swamy Sabha, Bangalore.

THE RENOWNED clarionet maestro, A. K. C. Natarajan added one more feather to his cap when he was honoured by Nadhadweepam Trust, Tiruchi, at a glittering function got up at the Sringeri Vidhyabharathi Bhavanam last week.

Conferring the title "Nadha Dweepa Kalanidhi," V. Krishnan, a patron of music, and secretary of the Sri Parthasarathyswami Sabha, Bangalore, expressed the hope that the Music Academy would confer Sangeetha Kalanidhi on the veteran.

Speakers heaped encomiums on AKC who distinguished himself by handling the clarionet, an alien instrument, in which he could fine tune gamakas. Dr. P. S. Mahadevan, the chief guest, Kausalya, Principal, Government College of Music, Tiruvaiyaru, Nagai Muralidharan, violinist, Prof. D. N. Krishnamoorthy, secretary, Music Circle, Tiruchi, Agasthiar Gopalakrishnan, Manna Srinivasan, Editor, Sruthi, and Sankarasethu from Karaikkudi were among those who paid tribute.

K. Ramesh, Managing Trustee, Nadhadweepam Trust, tracing the history of the Trust launched five years ago, said at present 150 vidyarthis were learning vocal, violin, mridangam and flute in the music school run by the Trust. T. M. Krishna presented a delightful vocal concert at the end of the function. He was given excellednt support by T. V. Ramanujacharyalu on the violin, Sri Harikumar on the percussion and R. K. Murali on the ghatam.

SYED MUTHAHAR SAQAF

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