Ku Roshini Sriram (Carnatic vocal)

DSC00623Roshini as a child exhibited an ear for music. She used to accompany her mother Smt. Harini Sriram on Thyagarajah Aradhanas in Wellington from her tender age of 2. She learnt her first music lesson from her mother Harini at the age of 4. She showed complete knowledge and understanding of shruthi and layam from the beginning. She had her formal music training in Brisbane from Smt. Vijaya Vishvanathan from the age of 6. She then moved on to learn full-fledged Carnatic Vocal from Smt. Rajayshree Josyer Shrikanth. During summer holidays in Chennai, India, Roshini had music lessons from Smt. Sikkil Mythili Chandrasekar and from Smt. Leelavathi Krishnan. Roshini also had vocal music training under well established Carnatic vocalist Sri K N Shashikiran. Roshini has been a student of Smt. Rajyashree Josyer Shrikanth for the past 10 years.

Roshini has performed in all formal/informal events in Brisbane on all community platforms. She is one of the young artists who are very much looked out for by the music fraternity on all community events. Roshini has performed for the past several years in Deepavali & Indian Independence day celebrations, Sri Annamaya, Sri Thyagarajar, Sri Purandharadasar and Badhrachalam Sri Ramadoss Aradhanas. She has also won prize in Sydney music festival competition for vocalist. In 2012 Roshini had her “Arangetram” her first formal solo vocal performance with accompaniments in Brisbane under the able guidance of her Guru Smt. Rajayashree Josyer Shrikanth of Sarasvathi School of Music in the long established GNB Tradition of vocal Carnatic music.

In addition to her passion for Carnatic music, Roshini learns Bharatanatyam and plays Tennis. Outside of the arts, Roshini graduated from Redeemer Lutheran College in the top ten percent of her class as a Magnet student. She has enrolled for B.E. Degree at the University of Queensland. Although Roshini has an education to pursue, Carnatic Music is something she will never lose touch of.

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