Indian Classical, bollywood & fusion.
Parul Mishra & Vishwajeet Borwankar in a spellbinding musical performance at UTSOV this year with live band, Resonance Band
Born on June 27th, 1988 in Gorakhpur, Parul Mishra has been active in all Indian popular and light classical music having sung film songs, ghazals, and bhajans and pop, she is the supreme voice of popular Indian Music.
Fame really came to her, though, only through the show “Fever 104 SING WITH A.R. RAHMAN CONTEST ”. The prize for the winner was to perform live with Mr A R Rahman in Delhi , with reputed singers of bollywood like Chitra ji , Hariharan ji , kailash ji , Madhu shree , Sadhna Sargam and Chenmai
Her first break in a Hindi film was in the film ‘ADA’ . A way of life directed by Mr Tanvir Ahmed and music directed by Mr A.R RAHMAN
Vishwajeet Borwankar is the winner of Zee Marathi Saregamapa 2011 and a contestant on Zee Saregamapa 2012. Viswajeet is from a very supportive musical background. He was introduced to the intricacies in talim under guru-shishya parampara by Dr. Ram Deshpande, who is one of the leading Vocalists of today’s generation and a torch bearer of Hindustani Shastriya Sangeet. Vishwajeet received rigourous talim of Gwalior Gharana during this period.
Resonance Band is a team of like-minded musicians who enjoy performing popular Indian music. More information on the band is available on their facebook site.
Keyboard : Satyajit Bhattacharya
Guitar: Ranjan Ray Choudhury
Drums: Danny William
Octopad: Makarand Utpat
The band has the following members:
When the Gods Dance by Ritam Dance Academy.
Reeta Baidyaroy is a renowned dancer, teacher and creative artist in the New York New Jersey aera. Trained both in India and abroad, her Bharata Natyam gurus include the legendary Panmini Ramachandran, Isaimamani R. Balasubramaniam, and Kalaimamani N. Jayanthi. Reeta's dance and choreography is enhanced by her training in Odissi with Guru Muralidharan Majhi, in Manipuri under Guru Devjani Chalia. Furthermore, she has worked extensively in the Tagore style of dancing under the tutelage of Late Sri Asit Chatterji and Dr. Gaitri Chatterji of Rabindra Bharati University in Kolkatta.
Ultimately, Reeta's dance is a union of the tradition-bound purity of her gurus and her distinct creative expression. Absorbing ancient forms and interpreting them in her own way, her dance and choreography are known for their graceful dynamism and string communicative power.
Reeta and her dance academy can be contacted via the following means:
Esheche Sharot by BKPA
BKPA stands for The Bengali Kids of Princeton Area. BKPA started about 15 years ago and focuses on 4 pillars of instruction: Education, Cultural, Literary, and Charity. As American Bengali Kids, their goal is to learn about their Rich Bengali Heritage in a FUN way at their Bengali Heritage Class every Saturday.
BKPA can be reached at the following addresses:
Bengali Heritage Class
Evergreen Bengali and Hindi songs by Aratrika Dey
Aratrika is a 11th grade student. She started getting into music since she was two and half and started undergoing regular training for Hindustani Classical music at the age of seven. Her first teacher was Mrs. Sukla Nag, who is her Grand mother. Aratrika was under her training till she was eleven. She is now training in Hindustani classical music under the tutelage of Mrs. Mitali Bhawmik . Aratrika was the winner of Zee SaReGaMaPa Li'l Champs NA for 2015.
UTSOV kids presentations
Be ready for an awesome drama based on the famous Satyajit Ray film Goopi Gayen Bagha Bayen on the story by Upendrakishore Ray Chowdhury
UTSOV girls are excited to present an Indian Semi Classical dance Aai Giri Nandini and Amaiza; a Classical Fusion by Arushi Sen, Ahana DasGupta, Shaina Maitra, Shreya Sen.