"sangIta jnAnamu bhakti vinA sanmArgamu galadE manasA"





Membership Drive:
While other US based organizations charge our annual membership rates for just one concert; we still firmly believe that the quality and the value we create will increase membership, thus offsetting the increased cost and eventually passing the savings to our loyal members.  Visit our membership page http://www.glacmichigan.com/member.htm  for options and on how to become a member including the online option through our partnership with Sulekha.com



2014 Fall 'Smashing Season' lineup...


Saturday, November 15, 6:00pm
SVBF - Sharadamba Temple 26325 Halsted Road, Farmington Hills, MI
GLAC and SVBF present
"Divine Strings - A Carnatic Violin Concerto"
Violin: Sri. Purnaprajna Bangere
Mridangam: Sri. Rajshekar Athmakuri
Kanjira: Karthik Venkatraman
Free dinner after the concert.


Saturday, December 6, 6:00pm
SVBF Temple fundraiser
SVBF 26325 Halsted Road Farmington Hills Michigan 48320
Saxophone: Dr Sumanth Swaminathan
Violin: Jayshankar Balan
Mridangam: Vinod Seetharaman
Free dinner after the concert.

August 22, 2014 7:00 PM
Vocal: Dr. Sumathi Krishnan
Violin : Smt. Bhargavi Prabhu
Mridangam: Shri. Rajashekar Atmakuri
Bharatiya Temple 6850 N Adams Rd, Troy, MI 48098


Mandolin - Prakash Hariharan
Violin - Prashanth Gururaja
Mridangam - Kiran Vangipuram
Kanjira - Mahesh Ganesan

Date : Sep 7, 2014 at 4:00pm
Venue : SVBF - Sharadamba Temple
26325 Halsted Road,
Farmington Hills, MI


Sep 13, 2014
24th Annual Navaratri Festival
Bharatiya Temple 6850 N Adams Rd, Troy, MI 48098
Sep 13, 2014 6:45 PM
Vocal Sandeep Narayan
Violin B Ananthakrishnan
Mridangam Arjun Ganesh
Bharatiya Temple 6850 N Adams Rd, Troy, MI 48098


Oct 18, 2014 6:00 PM
T. M. Krishna Vocal
R. K. Shriramkumar Violin
Arun Prakash Mridangam
Sterling Heights High School Auditorium
12901 15 Mile Rd, Sterling Heights, MI 48312



2014 Spring 'Smashing Season' lineup...

SAROVAR 2014 Printable Agenda


Violin Duet: Lalgudi Duo
Lalgudi Sri G.J.R. Krishnan
Lalgudi Smt. Vijayalakshmi
Mridangam: Sangeetha Rathnakara Trichy Sri Sankaran
Ghatam: Tripunithura Sri N. Radhakrishnan
Sunday Apr 27th, 2014 @ 4:00PM

Vocal: Sangeetha Kalanidhi Smt. Sudha Raghunathan
Violin: Sri Nagai Sriram
Mridangam: Sri Vinod Seetharaman
Ganjira: Alathur Rajaganesh
Sat May 3rd, 2014 @ 4:00PM
Flute: Sri S. Shashank
Violin: Mysore Sri V. Srikanth
Mridangam: Patri Sri Satish Kumar
Saturday May 17th, 2014 @ 3:30PM

27th Annual Michigan Thyagaraja Aradhana
Saturday May 17th, 2014
The Paschimakasi Sri Viswanatha Temple Auditorium
1147 South Elms Road, Flint, MI

Vocal: Trichur Brothers
Sri Srikrishna Mohan
Sri Ramkumar Mohan
Violin: BK Raghu
Mridangam: Trichur Sri R. Mohan
Friday May 30th, 2014 @ 7:00PM

Venue : Varner Hall, Oakland University
2200 N Squirrel Rd, Rochester, MI 48309

'The tradition of Ganakaladara Madurai Mani Iyer'


Gana Kala Vipanchee
R Suryaprakash

Sunday, June 1st
Oakland U, Varner Hall

Sarovar 2014
May 30, 31 and June 1

Sarovar Page
4th Annual Papanasam Sivan Festival
Saturday June 7th, 2014

Registration Form

Trigalbandhi - Chitraveena N. Ravikiran & Tarun Bhattacharya & Sanchita Bhattacharya
Presented by Sankara Eye Foundation
March 8th 2014
Birmingham Groves High School
20500 W 13 Mile Rd, Beverly Hills, MI



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Our Mission & Vision

Vanakkam, Vandanam, Namaste and Welcome to GLAC! 

The Great Lakes Aradhana Committee or GLAC is a premier non-profit organization  committed to preserving, presenting and promoting arts in the Great Lakes region. 

Our mission is to promote classical arts in our community for the cause of enrichment, participation and fellowship for art aficionados in Michigan by bringing quality events on a regular basis with a bias on membership satisfaction.

GLAC strives in perpetuating the unique cultural heritage into the mainstream American diaspora with it's events well attended by people of all ethnicities from the Great Lakes states of the USA and Canada.

Our History

GLAC was originally founded in 1985 and is the oldest and largest Indo-American art organizations in Michigan. It was formally incorporated in 2006 as an art resource in SE Michigan by a group of people who truly appreciate, enjoy and want to promote one of the greatest cultural traditions which has been passed down over the generations.

Today, GLAC is a Registered Tax-Exempt 501(3) Non-Profit Organization in the State of Michigan.

Contact Us

GLAC, 48750 Manhattan Circle, Canton, MI 48188 Ph: (734) 495-3569
email: CompanyWebmaster