On a Classical Note…

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Classical Vocalist, K. S. Resmi is a highly experienced performer of Indian classical music as well as an experienced vocalist for Bharatanatyam dance. She has performed on numerous tours all over India, Europe and the USA.

Resmi taught Carnatic vocal at the University of Madras in Chennai and Sangeeta Bharati (Malabar Gopalan Nair Memorial Music and Research Center) in Kerala. She was also an invited artist at the Goucher College, Maryland University and Towson University.

Apart from teaching, Resmi has also produced a DVD documentary about her guru Dr. K. Omanakutty called Guruvandanam and authored a book titled Syama Krishna Sodari about the compositions of Syama Sastri. In 2008, she was part of a panel of artists that presented “Strategies for Teaching Improvisation to Classical Musicians” at the International Society for Improvised Music at the University of Denver in Colorado, USA.

Resmi currently  lives in Baltimore County, Maryland in the USA where she continues teaching and performing Carnatic music. She also performs in a world music group called Ensemble Datura featuring carnatic vocals, and world percussionists Todd Roach, N. Scott Robinson and Oud player Mac Ritchey.

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  1 comment for “On a Classical Note…

  1. Phipps Moran
    November 12, 2010 at 5:38 pm

    Thanks for the marvelous coverage of K. S. Resmi. I have attended several of her classes, performances and programs in the U.S. – at Towson University, Goucher College, the University of Maryland and the Sri Siva Vishnu Temple just outside of Washington, DC. The rich tonal quality, range and rhythms of her voice are incredible and she performs masterful arrangements of the music.

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