Maitreyee Sharma, photograph by Srikar G.T., 2018
Sathvik Tejaswi (violin) and Arjun Raghavan (mridangam), photo by Sai Kalyan, 2018.
Vedhus Hoskere, photo by Sai Kalyan, 2018.
Mar 07, 2019 - 6:30–8:30pm
Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

Join us for a music and dance performance in the classical Indian tradition, inspired by artwork on view in From Hand to Hand

Krannert Art Museum welcomes students from the Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture Amongst Youth (SPICMACAY), who have created original music and dance that relates to the stories and paintings on view at KAM. Visitors will enjoy vocal and dance performances as well as a variety of instrumental performances, including on the violin, bamboo flute, tabla and mridangam. The students will showcase various forms of Indian Classical Art Forms including both Carnatic and Hindustani styles as well as live music for the dance performances.

Performers include Janani Comar, Anwesa Chouduri, Pranav Ghatraju, Vedhus Hoskere, Manohar Karigerasi, Arjun Raghavan, Aniket Ravan, Aravind Sagar, Maitreyee Sharma, and Sathvik Tejaswi.


Our organization is dedicated to bringing world class Indian Classical Music/Performing arts to the campus community. Indian Classical Music, both North Indian and South Indian, Vocal and Instrumental and Classical Arts. Artists are invited to perform for the benefit of the students and community members of UIUC and Urbana-Champaign. In order to increase the outreach of SPICMACAY, the members organize jam sessions every alternate Saturday from 2-5 PM in Illini Union and everyone is welcome. To initiate enthusiastic students in Indian Art Forms, members trained for over a decade organize workshops every Saturday which is also open to all. Apart from this, SPICMACAY organizes student concerts and performances in collaboration with other Centers on campus to promote these arts. The SPICMACAY facebook page is very active and all the events are always up to date.


This event is co-sponsored by the India Studies Fund, administered by the Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Illinois.