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Music with mission

To associate good things in life with cancer & gather likeminded in the fight against cancer

Music with Mission

The Trust is a volunteer based organization and believes that the community should get together to route out cancer. To gather the likeminded for the crusade against cancer it has employed music has its tool. Since the year 1998, several top ranking musicians have performed concerts to gather funds and hands for the struggle against cancer.

The initiative began with carnatic music and slowly encompassed devotional music, Hindustani music and film music orchestra. Soon it was not music alone, it include Dance & Drama. In Oct 2008 Endrendrum MS was launched to propagate the music & memories of Smt. M.S.Subbulakshmi.

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Music With Mission, a mission to make cancer never
Audio DVD Rs 150/-
na thvaham kAmayE rAjyam na svargam nApunarbhavam / kAmayE
dhuhkhathapthAnAm prANinAmArthinAshanam //
 
/ I do not long for kingdom, nor paradise nor salvation. All that I long is to ease the miseries of my men, says this sloka. The Vasantha memorial trust desires the same and the misery that it aims to ease the world from is cancer, a disease that afflicts 3% of Indian Population. It embarked on a journey to make cancer never in the year 1993 and in the 16 years it has brought hope, health and happiness to hundreds, thousands and lakhs of people.

Cancer is a disease of the community and the community has to put an act together to get rid of this from its fold. To gather the like minded in the crusade against cancer and to associate good things in life with cancer it has employed music as its tool time and again. Since the year 1998 veterans in the field have lent their voices and raised the hopes of cancer affected. To keep this effect sustained and reach deeper and wider into the society this album Music with mission was conceived. Top ranking contemporary Carnatic musicians have rendered some excellent classical pieces and also incorporated a message. While Nithyashree Mahadevan urges people to join in the fight against cancer, Unnikrishnan seeks Murugan’s blessing for the fight and Bombay Jayashri appeals for a season of everlasting spring in the lives of the cancer affected.

 
By patronizing this album you have brought a smile to someone’s face, hope to an eager heart and breathed life to a grateful soul. There is life after cancer and you too have joined to say so. Thank you.

Cancer Carnatic Nite
Date Venue Artiste  
01- Feb – 98 Coimbatore Sudha Ragunathan  
 
30 – Oct – 99 Coimbatore P.Unnikrishnan  
 
11 – Nov – 2K Coimbatore Nithyashree Mahadevan  
 
20 – Jan – 01 Mumbai Sudha Ragunathan  
 
01 – Dec – 01 Coimbatore Lalgudi Trio  
 
19 – Jan – 02 Mumbai P. Unnikrishnan  
 
16 – Nov – 02 Coimbatore Bombay Jayashri  
 
30 – Nov – 02 Mumbai Bombay Jayashri  
 
08 – Nov – 03 Coimbatore Bombay Sisters  
 
04 – Dec – 03 Mumbai Sowmya  
 
04 – Dec – 04 Coimbatore Malladi Brothers  
 
19 – Feb – 05 Chennai Ganesh & Kumaresh  
 
03 – Dec – 05 Coimbatore Bhavani Kishore  
 
19 – Nov – 06 Coimbatore P. Unnikrishnan  
 
30 – Sep – 07 Chennai Vishaka Hari  
 
30 – Nov – 08 Chennai Nithyashree Mahadevan  
 
24 – Oct – 09 Mumbai Nithyashree Mahadevan  
 
13 – Nov – 10 Mumbai Abhishek Raghuram  
 

 

Remembrance Day Programs

In every epic & in every Indian movie the real impetus to the fight against evil comes only after an unfathomable loss .Do we require such strong arousal? Can we not be subtly stimulated? Can we not be inspired to good things? Can we not care for cancer victims without seeing tragedies? This is what the trust would like to convey to the all knowing.

And to reach this message it organizes an evening of Bhakti sangeet on every Remembrance Day, by a person who talks to the lord himself & also has the ability to take us to him

 

Date Venue Artiste  
27 – Mar – 97 Coimbatore Recordings of Bhajans by MS Subbulakshmi  
 
27 – Mar – 98 Coimbatore Kovai N. Ganesh -Santoor  
 
27 – Mar – 01 Mumbai Nithyashree Mahadevan  
 
13 – Apr – 02 Mumbai Shruti Sadolikar  
 
02 – Apr – 03 Mumbai Ganesh kumar  
 
21 – Mar – 04 Mumbai Ajit Parab & Rishikesh Kamrekar  
 
27 – Mar – 04 Coimbatore Vidyabhushana  
 
27 – Mar – 05 Bangalore Vidyabhushana  
 
09 – Apr – 05 Mumbai Vidyabhushana  
 
30 – Mar – 06 Mumbai Manjapra Mohan  
 
27 – Mar – 07 Chennai R. Suryaprakash  
 
06 – Apr – 08 Mumbai Vittal Baja Mandali  
 
27 – Mar – 09 Chennai Gayathri Sundaresan & group  
 
27 – Mar – 09 Mumbai Vignesh Ishwar  
 
20 – Mar – 10 Mumbai Gayathri Sundaresan  
 
27 – Mar – 10 Chennai Vijayalkshmi Subramaniam  

Endrendum MS – is an initiative of the trust to propagate the music and memories of the Melody sublime. It was inaugurated in Oct 08 and since then monthly concerts have been held. At these concerts young and upcoming artistes have sung the kritis that MS sang and popularized. Several associates of MS have also shared their experiences at these programs.