Membership: Return to Normal (RTN)!
GLAC is a member based organization with one of the best programming in the country!
Our yearly rate
is approx one family concert rate!
Over the past decade, our membership rates has stayed
around same even
though our operating costs have gone up by almost 50%
-- augmenting the
difference with grants, corporate sponsorship, advertisements and
collaborations. Show your support by becoming a member EVEN if you
think you can't attend all concerts.
Support GLAC to support Music in
Michigan Events | Michigan MD Ramanathan #100 | Ganesh Kumaresh #50 | Ilayaraaja #80 - A Tribute
Indo American Festival of Performing Arts -- SAROVAR
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 #MDR100 MDR Balaji, Mudhra & Radha
Bhaskar, Madurai Sundar, Jay 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) 4:00 pm
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
HS) 4:00 pm FREE FOR MEMBERS
May 20: Michigan Thyagaraja Aradhana (Kasi Temple, Flint)
Registrations Open 8:00 am
May 20: Ganesh Kumaresh #50 in Michigan (Kasi Temple, Flint) 4:00 pm
June TBD: Papanasan Festival of Michigan (SV Temple) 10:00 am
Sep 9: Ethirasan - The King of Sanyasis, A Drama presented by Nataka Kala Sarovar Dr
Venkatesan (Balaji Temple) 2pm
Sep 14: GK50 | Shakti 50th Anniversary World Tour, Hill Auditorium, Ann
Sep 16: Kiranavali Vidyashankar, Jayshankar Balan, Vinod Seetharaman
(Balaji Temple) FREE 4pm
Sep 30: QFR Classic Tour in Detroit (Towsley Auditorium, WCC)
5pm VIP Meet&Greet / 6pm Show
Oct 7: 34th Annual Navaratri Festival of Michigan (Bharatiya Temple)
Oct 7: THE DIVINE BANSURI - A DANCE THEATRICAL (Bharatiya Temple)
Oct 14: SHAKTI/NAVARATRI: Vignesh Ishwar, Kamalakiran Vinjamuri,
Sumesh Narayanan, Anirudh Athreya (SV Temple) FREE 4pm
Oct 15-22: Navaratri Golu / GLAC Golu Galatta - An Online Golu Contest FREE
Oct 27: Guitar Prasanna in Detroit, Novi Civic Center
6PM (Community Event)
Nov 3: 'Anubhava' by AIM4Seva Ford Community & Performing Arts
Center 6PM (Community Event)
Nov 5: 'Beat Gurus' - A Percussion Tribal Folk Music Concert
(Clawson HS) 6PM (Community Event)
Dec TBD: Chembai Sangeetholsavam in Detroit - Parashakti Temple (Community Event)
GLAC - A Nobility Champion during COVID
Karunā for Corona! An Online Fundraising Festival feat
Detroi's Advaita Dasa with 20+ artistes.
Teens supporting PPEs for hospitals in Detroit & Chennai:
Click here for the article.
Supporting musicians in India with Summer Music Festival 'Paarambaryam'
|GLAC is a volunteer run organization giving back to
the art ecosystem & supporting the communities of Detroit,
Chennai & Flint! With one foot in our 35year heritage and our right
foot forward into the future; GLAC does fundraisers like #Detroit4Chennai GLAC volunteers
help cleanup Flint. #Detroit4Flint 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