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Music of the Carolinas

The North Carolina Museum of History
North Carolina Museum of History Sunday, June 9th 3:00pm-4:00pm Tickets are required for entry to the concert. Tickets are free and will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 2 pm. This concert was rescheduled due to inclement weather in December; if you have already reserved a ticket for the December show, it will stil be valid on this new date.

Gowri Srinivas is a veena player and Carnatic classical music enthusiast in the RTP area. She was initiated to the veena by Sri M.V Krishnamurthy and later came under the tutelage of Vidwan D. Balakrishna in Bengaluru, India. Vidwan Balakrishna is the torch bearer of the Mysore Bani of veena playing. She is also taking lessons from Kalaimamani Vidushi R Ramani and collaborates with various local artists for advanced lessons. Gowri actively performs in community music programs and teaches veena. She will be joined by Shri. Sudhindra Rao, a seasoned mridangam and kanjira player who hails from an illustrious family of musicians and has performed with several legendary Carnatic musicians and at prestigious music sabhas (festivals/assemblies) in India and in the United States; and by Samarth Rao, who has been accompanying junior and senior artists on kanjira at various music sabhas in the United States and Bangalore and is currently a sophomore at Enloe High School in Raleigh.

NOTE: Only limited advance tickets are remaining, BUT tickets WILL be available the day of the performance at the NC Museum of History - please stop by the PineCone table outside the auditorium beginning at 2 p.m. the day of the show!

PLEASE NOTE: If you reserve your ticket ahead of time and have not checked in at the auditorium by the time the doors open (2:45 p.m.), your seat may be released so someone else can attend the event. Thank you for your understanding; please contact us if you have any questions.

Free tickets for this concert are distributed while they last beginning at 2 p.m.