Membership: Return to Normal (RTN)!
GLAC is a member based organization and our rates are one of the lowest
with one of the best programming in the country!
Other organizations charge
our yearly rate
just for one family concert!
Over the past decade, our membership rates has stayed
around same even
though our operating costs have gone up by almost 50%
difference with grants, corporate sponsorship, advertisements and
Also, our programming depends on your membership
earlier you become a member, the better the quality and quantity of
Are you a rasika? Show your support by becoming a member EVEN if you
think you can't attend all concerts.
Support GLAC to support Music in
Thanks in advance for your continued support. Looking forward to seeing you
as a member this year.
Team GLAC | Become a
member and support the
arts in MI!
Indo American Festival of Performing Arts -- SAROVAR
MD Ramanathan #100 | Ilayaraaja #80 - A Tribute
Apr 01: Hyderabad Seshachari, Jayshankar Balan, Vinod Seetharaman
(SV Temple) 5:00 pm
Apr 5-16: Cleveland Thyagaraja Festival (MI awardees - SR
Shantaprakash, Vinod Seetharaman & Ganga/Rajkumar)
Apr 15: Pancharatnam Practice session led by Sri Madurai Sundar (Balaji
Apr 16: MD Ramanathan - A Tribute #MDR 100 Mudhra Bhaskar, Radha
Bhaskar, Madurai Sundar, Jayshankar Balan, Vinod Seetharaman
(SV Temple) 5:00 pm
Apr 22: Flute / Shehnai Jugalbandhi - Flute Jayant, Ashwani Shankar,
Ramdas Palsule, Sai Giridhar (Lawrence Tech) 4:00 pm
Apr 29: Chithirai Isai Vaibhavam, A Music Fe(a)st | Performances | Carnatica Bros
| Ilayaraaja Tribute (SV Temple) 10:00 am
May 6: Vasudha Ravi, Jayshankar Balan, Vinod Seetharaman (SVBF Temple)
May 13: #Detroit4Flint Community Service - Annual Flint Cleanup (Kasi Temple, Flint)
May 8-14: Dushyant Sridhar Upanyasam in Detroit (Balaji Temple)
RSVP 6:30 pm
May 14: Ilayaraaja Tribute - Ranjani Gayatri Raaja by Raga (Seaholm
RSVP | Non member
Tickets 4:00 pm (email us for discount
May 20: Michigan Thyagaraja Aradhana (Kasi Temple, Flint)
Registrations Open 8:00 am
May 20: Ganesh Kumaresh in Michigan (Kasi Temple, Flint) 4:00 pm
May 27: Open Date (Long weekend)
June 3: Papanasan Festival of Michigan (SV Temple) 10:00 am
June 10: Yuva Kala Utsav, Summer Music Series feat Michigan Talent
Aug 12: Indian Independence - Yuva Kala Utsav for Council General of India
Sep 9: Ramanuja Drama presented by Nataka Kala Sarovar Dr
Venkatesan (Balaji Temple) (Community Event)
Oct 7: 34th Annual Navaratri Festrival of Michigan (Bharatiya Temple)
Oct 11: GLAC Golu Galatta - An Online Golu Contest
Nov 03: AIM4Seva Event (GLAC Supported)
Dec TBD: Chembai Sangeetholsavam in Detroit (Parashakti Temple)
GLAC - A Nobility Champion during COVID
Karunā for Corona! An Online Fundraising Festival feat
Advaita Dasa compositions with 20+ artistes raising
Supporting hospitals in Detroit & Chennai:
Click here for the article.
Supporting musicians in India with Summer Music Festival 'Paarambaryam'
|GLAC - a volunteer run organization giving back to
the artists, community and beyond, supporting the cites of Detroit,
Chennai & Flint! With one foot in our 35year heritage and our right
foot forward into the future; GLAC kicked off our past seasons with
Fundraiser #Detroit4Chennai GLAC volunteers took a day off
and helped cleanup Flint. #Detroit4Flint
GLAC helped collecting samples for the Susan B Komen Tissue Bank in
Chennai is known as the Detroit of India & with
classical music, GLAC has made Detroit, the Chennai of USA.
||Padmashree Hariharan sporting a GLAC Tshirt. All
members get a
FREE Tshirt (one per family, while supplies last)
Our Mission & Vision
Vanakkam, Vandanam, Susvaagatam, Namaste and Welcome to
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 helps the community in having arts
programs that meet the needs of an aging population, providing opportunities in
the arts for people with disabilities, having programs for migrant workers and
immigrants and programs on arts in healing/healthcare programs.
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
Click here for an
overview of GLAC --
presented at the Detroit Cultural Exchange Network -- Detroit CEN.
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 a non-profit 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. GLAC is supported by the
Michigan Council for Cultural Affairs, the Detroit Recreational Department, Arab
American National Museum and The Carr Center of Detroit.
GLAC In the news: GLAC was 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
'Visit Detroit' Magazine, not only has local & national
reach, caters to thousands of travelers
visiting the Detroit Metro Airport everyday!
MiIndia Sankara |
A Nobility Champion
25yr article |
Indian Scene article |
Guitar Prasanna article |
Sudha Ragunathan article |
Kadri Gopalnath article
- GLAC, 9 Mile Rd, Novi,
MI 48374 Ph: (734) 337-4942