The fourth branch of Sadhana Music School – Sadhana Sangeetha Academy at Nagadevanahalli near Kengeri was inaugurated by renowned playback singer of Hindi cinema Manna Day on Wednesday evening in a simple function.
Starting this school is my taking ‘Sedu’ (revenge) says Gururaj who is the head of the 4th branch. The earlier branches were inaugurated by Dr.SBP, S Janaki and KJ Yesudas. At the fourth branch the light music, Sugama Sangeetha, instruments, dance will be taught for the aspirants for weekly two days. The monthly fee for learning is Rs.400.
When I came from Uttar Kannada there was no education for me in music and it is my Bhagya that I learnt music to some extent says Gururaj. Srinivasa Achar, Shafi, Drummer Deva have learnt in the previous schools of Sadhana. For the teaching faculty in the fourth institute Gururaj is roping in Archana Udupa, Narasimha Naik and youngster Sudhir Yadav for training students.
I am sure the music school will be made use by the students in the adjacent areas says Gururaj. He is quite happy with the response he has got to Karaoke style of music. In AKKA world Kannada conference a separate competition ‘Kuhu Kuhu’ was held says Gururaj.
Sudhir Yadav a guy from Hubli is keeping aside 10 days in the month to teach students in Sadhana Music Academy situated at Nagadevanahalli. He is teaching dance in Bharatanatyam and western style in Hubli (his home town) and Mumbai 10 days each as of now.
At the inauguration of new branch of Gururaj his daughter Sangeetha and son in law Ravishanker were present but not the prolific singer wife of Gururaj Smt.Manjula Gururaj.
Those who are interested in joining the Sadhana Music Academy may contact 9880767151