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GLAC - giving back to the artists, community and beyond, supporting the cites of Detroit, Chennai & Flint!
With one foot in our 30year heritage and our right foot forward into the future; GLAC kicked off the past season with a Fundraiser for the musicians in Chennai affected by floods! 
Chennai is known as the Detroit of India & with classical music, GLAC has made Detroit, the Chennai of USA.
GLAC volunteers took a day off and helped cleanup Flint.
GLAC helped collecting samples for the Susan B Komen Tissue Bank in Detroit.  #GLAC4KTB

Indo American Festival of Performing Arts -- SAROVAR 2017 Lineup!
Mar-Apr (Select Sundays): GLAC Pancharatnam Classes with Madurai Sundar
Apr 1st: 'Bhakti: A Musical Journey with Mystics'
Chitra Srikrishna, Jayshankar Balan, Vinod Seetharaman, Varner Hall, Oakland University
Apr 13th: Fusion Program by the Paramacharya Maha-Laya Team UofM, Rackham Auditorium
Postponed to Fall: 'Duet with the Maestros': Flute and Sitar Jugalbandhi
Shashank Subramanyam, Kushal Das, Parupalli Phalgun, Ramdas Palsule, LTU Southfield
Apr 28th: 'Nightingale in Detroit' Dr. Nithyasree Mahadevan (Vocal), Parur M.A. Krishnaswamy (Violin)
Shertalai Ananthakrishnan (Mridangam), Alathur Rajaganesh (Kanjira) - LTU Southfield
May 5th: Vishnudev Namboothiri (Vocal), L Ramakrishnan (Violin), Trivandrum Balaji (Mridangam), Bharatiya Temple (7pm)
May 6th: 609th Annamacharya Jayanthi Celebration, Bharatiya Temple (6pm)
May 7th: Paramacharya - The Sage of Kanchi A Grand Musical Discourse on the Maha Periyava
“Maha-Laya: A Rhythmical Rhapsody” TH Subash Chandran (Ghatam), Ganesh Kumar (Kanjira), S Hari Krishnan (Keyboard),
K Sivaraman (Violin), Rajaraman (Thavil) (Asthana Vidwans of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham), Bharatiya Temple, Troy (4pm)
May 13th: #Detroit4Flint - 2nd annual Flint Cleanup Program
May 14th: Journey to Success in Music - Workshop w/ Vid Sudha Raghunathan, Balaji Temple 10am - $50/kid
May 14th: Mothers Day Special -- Sankeerthana Bhakti Mela Kacheri, Interactive session w/ Vid Sudha Raghunathan, Shenkottai Hari Bhagavathar,
Carnatica Brothers Shashikiran & Ganesh, Prof Mark Stone & Krupa Lakshmi (Bharatanatyam), SV Temple 5:30pm - Free for GLAC, $20 Public
May 20th: 30th Annual Michigan Thyagaraja Aradhana Festival, KSVT, Flint
May 20th: 30th Anniversary Special Concert - Anahita & Apoorva Ravindran (Vocal), Toronto Abhay Kumar (Violin), 11am
May 20th: 'The Prince of Indian Music' Aswathy Tirunal Rama Varma (Vocal), Avaneeswaram Vinu (Violin)
Trichy Harikumar (Mridangam), Ghatam Karthik (Ghatam) - KSVT, Flint
A Writeup

May 26th: Kunnakudi Balamuralikrishna (Vocal), HN Bhaskar (Violin),
Tanjore Murugaboopathi (Mridangam), Shree Sundarkumar (Kanjira) SVBF Temple
Jun 10th: 6th Annual Papanasam Sivan Festival, SV Temple, Novi
Aug TBD: Evenings in Paradise, Concert @ the Park, Paradise Park, Detroit

Sep 16th: 27th Annual Navaratri Festival of Michigan, Bharatiya Temple
Sep 17th:
Abhishek Raghuram (Vocal), HN Bhaskar (Violin), Patri Satishkumar (Mridangam), Lawrence Tech U
Oct 28th: Sandeep Narayan (Vocal), HN Bhaskar (Violin), Neyveli Narayan (Mridangam), N Guruprasad (Ghatam), 4:30pm SVBF Temple, Farmington Hills
Oct 29th: Dr N Ramani Memorial Day Celebration Sri. R. Thiagarajan (Flute), Kamalakiran Vinjamuri (Violin), Vinod Seetharaman (Mridangam), Karthik Venkatraman (Kanjira), 4:30pm SV Temple, Novi
November 23-26, 2017 iCarnatic 7th Margazhi Music Festival 2017, SV Temple, Novi

GLAC and partner AANM are proud to be have it's event featured in Visit Detroit Magazine (available in newstands and at the Detroit Metro Airport). Another fine example of how GLAC provides a golden platform for our musicians by taking Indian Music into the mainstream. The 'Visit Detroit' Magazine, not only has local & national reach, but also reaches several thousands of international travelers visiting the Detroit Metro Airport everyday!

Past Seasons

Milestones for GLAC:
2017: 30th Michigan Thyagaraja Aradhana | 2015: 30th year of the organization | 25th year of Navarathri festival | 10th year as a formal organization | 5th year of the SAROVAR Festival | 1st year of Sangeeth Samraat Idol show | GLAC featured in NPR | Partnership with The Carr Center, Detroit CEN & Arab American National Museum

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