Program : Carnatic Vocal Concert by Shri Kyvalya Kumar Chilla
Instrumental Support: Shri R. Dinakar on Violin and Shri Burra Sriram on Mridangam
Date : 24th July 2010
Venue : Keys High School for Girls, Secunderabad
Time : 6:30 PM
About the Artist:
Kyvalya Kumar had his initial training in Carnatic music from Smt. K. Annapurna at Parupalli Ramakrishnaiah Sangeetha Vidyalam, Vijayawada. Subsequently he came under the tutelage of 'Sangeeta Kala Tapaswi' Shri P.V.S. Seshaiah sastry, Retd. Pricipal of Govt. College of Music & Dance, Hyderabad. Presently he is taking advanced training under Smt. Lalitha Siva KUmar, Daughter-in-law of Smt. D.K. Pattammal, Chennai.
Kyvalya Kumar is a Diploma holder with distinction in Carnatic music, apart from Technical Teachers Certification given by Govt. of Andhra Pradesh. He won gold medal in Annamacharya Sankeetana competitions conducted by T.T.D. in 2001. He was given scholarship from 2002-2004 by the Central Govt. He is a 'B' grade artiste of AIR, Hyderabad. Kyvala Kumar performed at various important sabhas at Vizag, Vijayawada, Warangal, Khammam, Kakinada and Hyderabad. He has given concerts at Thyagaraja Vidwat Samajam and Brahmagana Sabha at Chennai. He has also sung for the TTD SVBC Channal, Hyderabad. Endowed with a vibrant voice, his music is steeped in pure classicism.