We, the Carnatica Brothers K.N.Shashikiran & P.Ganesh, are South Indian Classical duo singers. We live in Chennai, but hop around the world for most part of the year, performing concerts, lecture demonstrations, conducting workshops and camps and teaching our students around the world! If you'd like to contact us for performances or if you'd just like to say hi, feel free to mail us at carnaticabrothersatgmaildotcom! :)
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Gajavadana - Todi

We've uploaded a recording of our rendition of gajavadana in tODi. This piece was recorded during our concert for the Music Academy in Dec 2006.

gajavadana - tODi

Yours Musically,
Shashikiran & Ganesh

I would like to know if this composition is on Murugan or Vinayaka. It's a wonderful composition and I am sure you must have learnt it in the style of Smt. Brinda - Muktha.

It is a composition on Muruga. A masterpiece of Kumara Ettayendra. Yes we were lucky to learnt it from Brindamma, but she used to sing it like a dream. I also had privilege to learnt from Dr.T. Vishwanathan in Vina Dhanammal Bani workshop conducted by Sampradaya and Ford foundation.

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Concert Schedule

  • July 29th - Aug 26th (Mon-Fri) - Carnatic Summer Course (Middlesex Community College)
  • Aug 14th - Aug 16th - Chicago (Workshop for Akshaya)
  • Aug 27th - Sept 11th - Carnatic Summer Camp (Novi, Michigan)
  • Sept 12th - World Peace Concert (Detroit)
  • Sept 18th - Oct 13th - Europe tour (Details will be put up soon!)

Tracks from our albums

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Shashikiran's solo renditions & his musical score for the dance-drama 'Silappadikaram'

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Concert Recordings

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