CTU 2017 Abhivandanam Sessions

Chicago Tyagaraja Utsavam is glad to announce practice sessions for the performances during the CTU 2017 Abhivandanam to be held on Sat, 6 May 2017 at the Hindu Temple of Greater Chicago (HTGC).

Practice sessions for Utsava Sampradaya Krithis are already in progress.

This announcement is about the practice sessions for Lakshmi Ashtothram,  Hanuman Chalisa and Nama Ramayanam.

At CTU’s request, Smt. Maragatham Mani will be training these groups based upon the Smt. M.S. Subbalakshmi style of rendering these epic slokams.

Practice Schedule: To be announced in Feb 2017 

  • Practice sessions and review sessions will be held for Lakshmi Ashtothram
  • Practice sessions will be held for Hanuman Chalisa depending upon the number of new registrants received
  • Review sessions will be held for Hanuman Chalisa and Nama Ramayanam 

Registration Deadline: Sun, 5 Feb 2017

Questions: Please send e-mail to ctu {dot} hc {AT} ChicagoTyagarajaUtsavam {dot} org.


Children must be at least six years old to participate in these sessions.

Please fill out the required and optional information requested below.

Applicant Details
First Name
Last Name
Parents Email Address
Instrument played
Age (select 0 for adults)
Contact Details
Parent Name
Street Address
Parent Phone Number
Have you attended CTU practice sessions for the following performances in the past years (select all that apply)?
Select all the performances you want to register for this year
CTU is always looking for families to host these sessions at their residence. Please make the appropriate selection below. If it is not convenient to host a session at your residence, please consider contributing $25 to host a session at an external hosting venue.