Past Event

Date/Time

Venue & Discription

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2012 —>

Anindya Banerjee Sarod with Jay Dabgar on Tabla 5th August, 2012 Sunday 2 pm At: 61 Baker Parade, Ashburton Vic 3147. One of the elite student of Late Ustad Ali Akbar Khan Saheb – Anindya Banerjee will perform Sarod with Jay Dabgar (from Adelaide) on Tabla. It is a free concert to promote Indian Classical music at Melbourne. Contribution welcome to cover the cost. Please RSVP by 1st August to: Saurabh Mishra – 0402 326 232 Email: saurabh_mishra1@hotmail.com, saurabh.mishra@healthenterprises.com.au
Viraj Amar Hindustani Classical Vocal 6th May, 2012 Sunday 4:00 pm Sharda Kala Kendra presents Hindustani Classical Music Vocal Concert Fund raising charity event for Association for India’s Development (http://www.aidindia.org). Program also features a Question and Answer session at the end for students of Indian Music.Venue: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Victoria (Melway: 71 G 11)Date and Time: 6th of May, 2012, 4 pm sharp (Please be seated by 3.50pm) Entry Fee: $10/PersonContact: Ratan Mulchandani – 0407 559 113, Vivek Pande 0402 438 654
Sangeet Sandhya

Musical Evening

2nd June, 2012 Saturday 8 pm At: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic (Melway: 71 G 11). Organised every alternate first saturday of the month, it is a non commercial music program in an informal environment. SPECIAL HIGHLIGHT: Eminent vocalist from India Mr Kuljit Singh Sangar. Entry is free
Sangeet Sandhya

Musical Evening

7th April, 2012 Saturday 8 pm At: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic (Melway: 71 G 11). Organised every alternate first saturday of the month, it is a non commercial music program in an informal environment. SPECIAL HIGHLIGHT: Doyenne of Indian music in Australia Mrs Deepika Shome. Entry is free

2011 —>

Manju Mehta – Sitar with Jay Dabgar – Tabla 26th August, 2011 Friday 8 pm At: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic (Melway: 71 G 11). Charity Event for ARD – Contribution $10 at the door (All proceed will go to ARD – www.ard-india.org)
Swar Sandhya Musical Evening (Kareoke based BYO) 2nd July, 2011 Saturday 8:00 – 10:00 pm At: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill VIC 3150 (Melway: 71 G 11). Come and bring your own music, Sing with Kareoke and enjoy. You will also listen to many good singers. Entry is FREE. Tea / Coffee provided.
Avirbhav Verma

Tabla Wizard

18th June, 2011 Saturday 8 pm At: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill VIC 3150 (Melway: 71 G 11). Excellent artist from India – a chance to listen to him. Born in a family of musicians, Avirbhav grew up in an environment, which was promoted with soulful music. Son of illustrious Tabla Player, Late Shri Pawan Kumar Verma, he has toured entire Europe where he gained priceless fame and exposure. Tabla Solo and accompaniment with Gurmeet Sahni (Melbourne’s Rafi), Saby (Sarod) and Radhey (Sitar) Charity Event for AID – Contribution $10 at the door (All proceed will go to AID – www.aidindia.org) Other performances of Avirbhav at Melbourne
Sangeet Sandhya

Musical Evening

4th June, 2011 Saturday 8 pm At: Brandon Park Primary School, Cootamundra Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic (Melway: 71 E 11). Car Park entry from Ninevah Cr. Organised every alternate first saturday of the month, it is a non commercial music program in an informal environment. SPECIAL HIGHLIGHTS: 1. To Celebrate 150th anniversary of Nobel Laureate Rabindra Nath Tagore – songs, geet video etc. 2. Kishore Asha/Lata songs by Sagar, Veena and team with Sanjeev Naik on Keyboard: Music Director: Sanjeev Naik On Tabla: Ashok Chavali On Guitar: Sumant da Male vocalist: Sagar Female vocalist : Veena Entry is free
Debapriya Vocal Samanvaya Sitar Great Duet 8th April, 2011 Friday 8 pm At: Waverley Meadows primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic (Melway: 71 G 11). Organised by AID and Sharda Kala Kendra http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_bm32pzpkM http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KzuPs–8S6Q http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1s_dhP_hp9c http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gP47a7kuMHI http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTva2XE4o7A http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKpiddfb97A Contribution: $10+ at the entrance (All proceed will go to AID)
Sangeet Sandhya

Musical Evening

5th February, 2011 Saturday 8 pm At: Brandon Park Primary School, Cootamundra Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic (Melway: 71 E 11). Car Park entry from Ninevah Cr. Organised every alternate first saturday of the month, it is a non commercial music program in an informal environment. SPECIAL HIGHLIGHT: Our own Melbourne’s folk and light singer Rashmi Dutta will sing Bhojpuri, folk and light songs. Entry is free
Asha Bhosle concert

with Amit Kumar and other artists

6th March, 2011 Sunday 7 pm At: Melbourne Convention Centre, 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf, Vic Ticketek 132 849, www.ticketek.com.au Special VVIP $ 250 VVIP $ 165 VIP $ 135 Platinum $ 110 Diamond $ 85 Please view more details here To get premium seats and discount please email
Saleem Zamaan Film songs of Rafi and others on Karaoke 16th January, Sunday 4.00 pm At: Brandon Park Primary School, Cootamundra Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic (Melway: 71 E 11). Car Park entry from Ninevah Cr. Ample car park available at the basket ball court. Well known artist from New Zealand – Saleem Zamaan – Concert of Film music on karaoke – Rafi and others. Organised by AID and Sharda Kala Kendra Contribution (at the entrance): $15. Tea, Coffee, snacks provided. All proceeds will go to AID.

2010 —>

Sangeet Sandhya

Musical Evening

4th December, 2010 Saturday 8 pm At: Brandon Park Primary School, Cootamundra Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic (Melway: 71 E 11). Car Park entry from Ninevah Cr. Organised every alternate first saturday of the month, it is a non commercial music program in an informal environment. SPECIAL HIGHLIGHT: Violin recital by Melbourne’s Shri Parag Kaole (Hidustani – north indian music) and Guitar by Matthew Fagan. Entry is free
Sangeet Sandhya

Musical Evening

2nd October, 2010 Saturday 8 pm At: Brandon Park Primary School, Cootamundra Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic (Melway: 71 E 11). Car Park entry from Ninevah Cr. Organised every alternate first saturday of the month, it is a non commercial music program in an informal environment. SPECIAL HIGHLIGHT: Violin recital by our own and Melbourne’s renowned Violin player Shri Murali Kumar. A very good vocal artist from Mumbai, Pt. Shrikrishna (Babanrao) Haldankar will perform vocal recital. Entry is free
Sangeet Sandhya

Musical Evening

5th June, 2010 Saturday 8 pm At: Brandon Park Primary School, Cootamundra Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic (Melway: 71 E 11). Car Park entry from Ninevah Cr. Organised every alternate first saturday of the month, it is a non commercial music program in an informal environment. SPECIAL HIGHLIGHT: Melbourne’s Hindustani (North Indian) classical singer Mr Bikram Malhar will present vocal concert accompanied on Tabla by Mr Mahindar Singh. Entry is free
Sangeet Sandhya

Musical Evening

3rd April, 2010 Saturday 8 pm At: Brandon Park Primary School, Cootamundra Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic (Melway: 71 E 11). Car Park entry from Ninevah Cr. Organised every alternate first saturday of the month, it is a non commercial music program in an informal environment. SPECIAL HIGHLIGHT: Melbourne’s renowned singer Sunil Tyagi will present Geet, Ghazal and Bhajans. Entry is free

2009 —>

Ghulam Abbas Khan Vocal Classical & Gazal 22nd November, Sunday 4.00 pm At: Brandon Park Primary School, Cootamundra Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic (Melway: 71 E 11). Car Park entry from Ninevah Cr. Ample car park available at the basket ball court. Well known artist from India – Ghulam Abbas Khan – Concert of Vocal music classical, Ghazal and light In aid of AID, organised by AID and Sharda Kala Kendra Contribution (at the entrance): $15 for adults and $10 for children and music students.Tea, Coffee, snacks provided. All proceeds will go to AID.
Sarangi by Sangeet Mishra Flute by Vinod Prasanna with Afroz Koya on Tabla 12th April, Sunday 4 pm Organised by AID and Sharda Kala Kendra, all proceed will go to AID. At: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic – 3150 (Mel Ref: 71 G 11) Contribution: $15 (at the entrance)
Sangeet Sandhya

Musical Evening

4th April, Saturday 8 pm At: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic – 3150 (Mel Ref: 71 G 11) Organised every alternate first saturday of the month, it is a non commercial music program in an informal environment Special Highlight: Dr Saif Chopra will present his new creation “Talash” & other on Piano and harmonium. Fatima Chopra will sing film song. Entry is free
Sahitya Sandhya Literary Evening 7th March, Saturday 7.30 – 10.30 pm At: Phyllis Hore room at Kew library, Corner of Cotham Road and Civic Dr., Kew 3101 (Melway Ref: 45 D 6) Organised every alternate first saturday of the month, it is a non commercial hindi and other languages’ literary program in an informal environment. SPECIAL HIGHLIGHTS: Hasya Kavi Sammelan – HOLI KA HANGAMA Entry is free.
Sangeet Sandhya

Musical Evening

7th February, Saturday 8 pm At: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic – 3150 (Mel Ref: 71 G 11) Organised every alternate first saturday of the month, it is a non commercial music program in an informal environment SPEICIAL HIGHLIGHT: Performance by Excellent Flute player Vinod Prasanna of Benaras, India with 250 years of family tradition of flute playing. Entry is free
Vinod Prasanna. Bansuri Nick Buff. Saxophon Girish Makwana. Tabla 10th January, Saturday 7:30 pm At: Magpie House, Main st, Upwey Indian Music Night – Enjoy an evening of beautiful Indian music Entry: $15 Enquiries: 9754 2359 / 0420 447 373 Delicious Vegetarian Meals available pre-show, for meal bookings call: 9758 8061

2008 —>

Sangeet Sandhya

Musical Evening

6th December, Saturday 8 pm At: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic – 3150 (Mel Ref: 71 G 11) Organised every alternate first saturday of the month, it is a non commercial music program in an informal environment SPEICIAL HIGHLIGHT: Performance by Melbourne’s famous Bouzouki player Michael Teo (Greek Music) with Nabeel Riaz on Tabla. Listen how expertly Indian classical ragas are laced with Greek Music. Entry is free
Sangeet Sandhya

Musical Evening

4th October, Saturday 8 pm At: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic – 3150 (Mel Ref: 71 G 11) Organised every alternate first saturday of the month, it is a non commercial music program in an informal environment. SPEICIAL HIGHLIGHT: Our own Melbourne’s renowned Ustaad Aminul Haque will present Vocal recital with Nabeel Riaz on Tabla. Surprise performance by Melbourne’s famous Bouzouki player Michael Teo (Greek Music) and Xanya Mamunya on Harp. Entry is free
Sangeet Sandhya

Musical Evening

2nd August, Saturday 8 pm At: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic – 3150 (Mel Ref: 71 G 11) Organised every alternate first saturday of the month, it is a non commercial music program in an informal environment SPECIAL HIGHLIGHTS: Carnatic Flute by Deepak Ramaswami. Hindustani Saxophone by Nicholus Buff with Girish Makwana on Tabla. Entry is free
Odissi Dance by Joyoti Das
12th April, Saturday 7.15 for 7.30 pm Venue: The Besen Centre, 87-89 Station Street, Burwood, Vic 3125 Disciple of legendary Guru Sanjukta Panigrahi, Joyoti brings to life the art of Odissi in her display of rich , earthly, intimate and dramatic style which will be a feast for the spirit as well as for eyes. Seats: $50, $30, $20 Contact: Bijoy – 0407 356 547, Charu – 0412 696 559, nupur Australia – (03) 9569 7272 www.kalamandir.info www.joyoti.net
Ramani-Manjiri Double-Bill
9th March, Sunday 7.30 pm Venue: Playhouse,The Arts Centre SPIRIT of INDIA presents in 2008 a unique double-bill – Manjiri Kelkar and Dr Natesan Ramani, never attempted before – combining vocal and instrumental, north and south classical music www.ticketmaster.com.au Tix: $25 – $55 Contact: Mohindar Dhillon – Tel/Fax: 61 3 9719 7354 Email: mohindar@ozemail.com.au www.nataraj.org.au
Violine recital by Virendra Shah 2nd March, Sunday 4 pm Mr Virendra Shah an accomplished violinist in the classical Hindustani tradition, having been playing the instrument for 60 years. He is a disciple of the late Padma Bhushan Pandit V G Jog, who is widely recognised as one of the best Indian violinists who ever lived.Organised by AID and Sharda Kala Kendra, all proceed will go to AID.Venue: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic, Melway Ref: 71 G 11Contribution: $10 www.aidindia.org
Pravaahee – A mystical journey of music and dance 22nd Feb, Friday 7 pm Pushkar Lele and Shambhavi Vaze come together to explore the changing facets of North Indian Music and Dance through Hindustani Classical Vocal Music and Kathak Venue : Chandler Community Centre, Isaac Rd Keysborough, VIC 3173 Cost : $15 Contact: Manoj Pendharkar Tel:(03) 95615225, Mobile: 0418141992 www.shambhavivaze.com and www.pushkarlele.com

2007 —>

Sangeet Sandhya

Musical Evening

6th October, Saturday 8 pm At: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic – 3150 (Mel Ref: 71 G 11) Organised every alternate first saturday of the month, it is a non commercial music program in an informal environment SPECIAL HIGHLIGHT: Our own Hemanth Kumar will perform Tabla solo. This evening is devouted to Hemanth as he is going to India for good, to be with his family, parents and relatives. Entry is free
Mrs Shobhana Rao and Mrs Shaila Hattangadi A joyful Evening of Ghazal, Geet, Bhajan and Semi Classical Music 16th September, Sunday 4 pm At: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic – 3150 (Mel Ref: 71 G 11) Gazal and light music evening organised by AID (Association for India’s Development) and Sharda Kala Kendra All proceeds will go to AID Donation $10+ for adults and $5 for children below 15 yrs
Gulam Abbas Khan

Vocal recital

26th August, Sunday 4 pm At: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic – 3150 (Mel Ref: 71 G 11) Gazal and light music evening organised by AID (Association for India’s Development) and Sharda Kala Kendra All proceeds will go to AID Donation $10+ for adults and $5 for children (Students) below 15 yrs
Aus TYME 2007 Concert Series, hosted byThe Academy of Indian Music 1st July, Sunday 2:45 pm At: St. Christopher’s Hall, Doon Avenue, Syndal [Mel. Ref 61K11] All well-wishers are most welcome to the concert series and no ticket is required to be purchased to gain admission to the concert. Your presence, even for a short period of time would be highly valued and appreciated by Ravi & Narmatha and their students as a mark of encouragement. Entry is free. Please click here to view the flyer
Sahitya Sandhya Literature Evening 7th July, Saturday 8 pm At: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic. Melway Reference 71 G 11. Organised every alternate first saturday of the month, it is a non commercial hindi and other languages’ literature program in an informal environment. Entry is free. SPECIAL HIGHLIGHT: This Sahitya Sandhya will be devouted in the memory of Late Shri Balbhadra Tiwari ji, who passed away recently in India. He was a distinguished Hindi poet under whose guidance this regular Sahitya Sandhya was started. Melbourne poets are welcome to write poem about him and recite.
Vocal recital by Paritosh Pohankar with Kishor Pande on tabla and Sangeet Mishra on sarangi 18th May, Friday 8.00 pm Association for India’s Development (AID) and Sharda Kala Kendra organises at: Venue: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic Melway Ref: 71 G 11All proceeds of the concert will go to AIDDonation – $10 & more at the entranceFor the very promising and famous young artist’s detail please view www.paritoshpohankar.com
Vocal recital by Shruti Sadolikar accompanied on tabla by Anant Kunte and on sarangi by Shri Mangesh Muley
25th May, Friday 7.30 pm Venue: 69 Shepherd Road, Glen Waverley Registration: Please register your interest in attending the recital by ringing: Dr Arvind and Sunila Srivastava on (03) 9561 8681 or on 0412 753 763 or sending an e-mail at ashriv@bigpond.net.au At their residence an informal and informative musical evening has been organized to present the melodious singing of one of the great classical singers of India

2006 —>

Sangeet Sandhya
7th Oct, Saturday 8 pm At: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic – 3150 (Mel Ref: 71 G 11) Special Highlight: This Sangeet Sandhya is devouted to the memory of great Shehnai player Bharat Ratna Ustad Bismilla Khan ji who passed away recently. Dr Reis Flora, past head of department of music, Monash University will perform Shehnai. Also Salil Sharma will play Flute and Monica Koerner will play Fltue with Radhey Gupta on Sitar
Sitar and Tabla recital
30th Sept, Saturday 8 pm At: BOITE, 1 Mark Street, North Fitzroy, Vic Radhey Shyam Gupta on Sitar and Hemanth Kumar on Tabla Contact: Therese Virtue: therese@boite.asn.au Click for more details: http://www.boite.asn.au/event_detail.asp?event_id=892
Vocal recital by Aparna Gurav 30th Sept, Saturday 6.30 pm Murali Kumar’s RaagaSudha School of Carnatic Music Proudly Presents An evening of Hindustani Classical Music By renowned vocalist Aparna Gurav Harmonium: Pramod Marathe & Tabla: Milind Gurav Venue: Waverley Meadows Primary School 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill (Melway Reference 71 G11) All are welcome. Contact: Murali 0403 576 760
Sangeet Sandhya
3rd June, Saturday 8 pm At: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic. Melway Reference 71 G 11. This Sangeet Sandhya is dedicated to the great music director of Indian films – Naushad Ali ji – to pay homage to him. We request participants to prepare songs composes by Naushad ji from any one of his films e.g. Baiju Bawra, Mugal-e-Azam, Andaz, Ganga Jamuna etc. Entry is free. Organised every alternate first saturday of the month, it is a non commercial music program in an informal environment. Special Highlight: Felicitation (hounoring) of pioneers of north indian music in victoria – Mrs Deepika Shome, Mrs Sheela Sharma, Mrs Indumati Pande, Mr Hanumant Umranikar and Bapu Chandekar.
Vocal Classical by Raka Mukherjee 12 May, Friday 8 pm Association For India’s Development (AID) and Sharda Kala Kendra organises: Vocal recital by excellent classical vocal singer Raka Mukherjee from Kolkata, accompanied by Glen Kniebeiss on Tabla and Ustad Aminul Haque on Harmonium. At: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic. Melway Reference 71 G 11. All proceeds after the expenses will go to AID. Contribution: $10 or more
Sangeet Sandhya – Musical Evening
4th February, Saturday

8 pm

At: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic. Melway Reference 71 G 11. Entry is free. Organised every alternate first saturday of the month, it is a non commercial music program in an informal environment. Special Highlight: Our own great light and film music singer Mrs Barbara Nagaiya will perform accompanied by Ranjiv Bhan on Harmonium & vocal and Jason Prasad on Tabla & Naal.
Sahitya Sandhya – Literature Evening
7th January 2006, Saturday 8 pm At: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic. Melway Reference 71 G 11. Entry is free. Organised every alternate first saturday of the month, it is a non commercial hindi and other languages’ literature program in an informal environment. Special Highlight: Eminent literary person Dr Faqir Chand Shukla, recepient of many awards and ‘Panjab Ratan’ from India will be present.

2005 —>

Sangeet Sandhya – Musical Evening
3rd December, Saturday 8 pm At: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic. Melway Reference 71 G 11. Entry is free. Organised every alternate first saturday of the month, it is a non commercial music program in an informal environment. Special Highlight: A fine Tabla artist Glen Kniebeiss will play Tabla Lehra. Few other surprise items.
Srotar Aashor
12th November, Saturday 5.00 pm
Musical Evening. Venue: Chandler Community Centre, Isaac Road, Keysborough (Melway Ref: 89 G 7) Hightlight: Sarod by Sabyasaachi Bhattacharya, Sitar by Radhey Shyam Gupta and Tabla by Hemanth Kumar. Entry – Free Contact: Atash Das – phone (03) 9888 9469 or Chanchal Mandal – (03) 9511 1177
Classical Vocal by Sandipan Samajpati
6th November, Sunday 4.30 pm
Hindustani Classical Vocal recital by excellent vocalist – ‘Sandipan Samajpati’ of Kirana Gharana http://www.sandipansamajpati.com Venue: Chandler Community Centre, Isaac Road, Keysborough (Melway Ref: 89 G 7) There are no tickets but Donations are welcome at the gate. Contact: Saswati Sengupta – phone (03) 9803 6049 Email: saswatisen@yahoo.com
The Gundecha Brothers, with Subha Sankaran on surbahar (bass sitar)
Concert: 24th September 2005, 8 pm, Saturday Six Day Workshop: 25 – 30 Sept, 6.30 – 9.30 pm Classical Indian Music Concert At: Gertrude Street Yoga and Healing Centre Upstairs, 202 Gertrude St. Fitzroy, 3065. Ticket: Regular – $22/ Concession – $15. Tickets on sale at Blue Moon Records, 54 Johnson St. Fitzroy. Workshop Melbourne 2005: Cost – $250 for all six days. Contact Chris for venue. Contact: Chris Sprague. Phone: 61 3 9718 1118, mail@MelbourneMusic.info For more details: www.MelbourneMusic.info
Hindi Diwas – Hasya Kavi Sammelan Hasya/Vyang (Comedy/Satire) 17th September, Saturday 7.30 pm A NIGHT OF HUMOUR AND SATIRICAL POETRY At: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic. Melway Reference 71 G 11. Entry is free. Melbourne poets WILL RECITE THEIR POETRY PRESENTING HAASYA, VYANG AND OTHER VARIETIES AND JAYA SHARMA JI, OUR CHIEF GUEST, WILL LIGHT THE LAMP Please contact Mr Harihar Jha on 03-9555 4924(AH) / 03-9669 4029(BH) for further dertails
Shayari (poetry) by famous Urdu Poet from Sydney Om Kishan Rahat
3rd September, Saturday
At: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic. Melway Reference 71 G 11. Entry is free but contributions are welcome.
Pushkar Lele – Vocal Suresh Achrekar – Tabla Chaitanya Kunte – Harmonium 26th August, Friday 8 pm Association For India’s Development (AID) and Sharda Kala Kendra organises: Vocal recital by excellent classical vocal singer Pushkar Lele, accompanied by Suresh Achrekar on Tabla and Chaitanya Kunte on Harmonium, all from India. Highlight: North Indian Kathak Dance by our Kathak Dance teacher Varsha Godbole with Pushar Lele on vocal and other artists accompanying the dance. At: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic. Melway Reference 71 G 11. All proceeds after the expenses will go to AID. Contribution: $10 or more
Rahul Deshpande
10th July, Sunday 4.30 pm
Association for India’s Development (AID) and Sharda Kala Kendra organises: Vocal recital by excellent classical singer Rahul Deshpande, grand son of legendary Pandit Vasantrao Deshpande. At: Camberwell Library Theatrette 360 Camberwell Road Camberwell 3124 (Melway Ref – 59 J 1) All proceeds after expenses will go to AID. Contribution: $10 or more
Kala Ramnath (Violin) Purbayan Chatterjee (Sitar) Ashis Paul (Tabla) 18th March ’05, Friday 8 pm At: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic. Melway Reference 71 G 11. Tickets: $15 per person. All proceeds, after expenses will go to AID.
Musical Evening to Raise Funds for Asian Tsunami Disaster Victims 15th January ’05, Saturday 8 pm At: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic. Melway Reference 71 G 11. Association for India’s Development (AID), Sharda Kala Kendra & OM Music Group have organised a Musical Function to raise donations for the Asian Tsunami Disaster Victims. All donations will go to the relief fund without any expense deductions. Well known Melborne artists Mrs Deepika Shome, Om Music Group, Gurmeet Sahani and others will perform. Donation: Minimum $10. Tax Deductable reciept: For the initial $10, no reciept will be issued but over that min $2 and over can be provided a reciept if required.

2004 —>

Mrs Deepika Shome – Classical Vocal Hemanth Kumar – Tabla 4th December ’04, Sat 8 pm Venue: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic. Melway Reference 71 G 11.
Kumar Sunil Mungee 5th November ’04, Fri 8 pm 7th November, Sun 10.30 am A Geet, Gazal and light music evening Morning Raagas and Bhajan Venue: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic. Melway Reference 71 G 11.
Nicolas Buff – Hindustani Classical on Saxophone Ustad Aminul Haque – Classical Vocal 2nd October ’04, Sat 8 pm Venue: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic Melway Ref: 71 G 11
Shri Sandeepan Samajpati – Classical Vocal Dr Manoj Sharma – Gazal.
7th February ’04, Sat 8 pm
Venue: Waverley Meadows Primary School, 11 Columbia Drive, Wheelers Hill, Vic