Sri R. Mahesh Varma, Asst. Lecturer, Sri Sathya Sai Mirpuri College of Music, SSSIHL, was conferred the M. S. Subbulakshmi Sangeet Samman 2021 by ReTHINK INDIA Harnarain Kantidevi Musical Research Center at an online ceremony commemorating the 17th Punya Tithi of Bharat Ratna M. S. Subbulakshmi on 11 December 2021.
ReTHINK INDIA Harnarain Kantidevi Musical Research Center invited nominations for the M. S. Subbulakshmi Sangeet Samman 2021 from music faculty across educational institutions in India. Mahesh submitted his vocal rendition (accompanied on Veena by himself) of the popular Carnatic composition “Kurai Onrum Illai” along with a short speech on the topic “Music Education Imparted to Boost Musical Intelligence” for the nomination screening as required and was one of the 20 awardees felicitated by ReTHINK INDIA, for the contours of musical education professed by him as a faculty of Sri Sathya Sai Mirpuri College of Music.
SSSIHL congratulates Sri Mahesh Varma for this achievement and wishes him many more laurels in the future.
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