September 30, 2016
by Chicago Tyagaraja Utsavam
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CTU 2017 Utsava Sampradaya Krithis classes

Chicago Tyagaraja Utsavam is glad to announce that the regular monthly classes for teaching Utsava Sampradaya Krithis will be starting in Oct 2016.  This is being done so that new generations of children are properly trained to perform these Krithis during CTU events including the Utsava Abhivandanam function.  CTU children also get the opportunity to perform some of these Krithis before the USK procession held outdoors during the Memorial Day weekend each year.

The following songs will be taught this year.

New Songs

  • MelukOvayya , Bowli, khanda chApu
  • Hecharikaga raara , Yadukula Kambhoji, Kandachappu
  • KshIrasAgara vihAra, aananda bhairavi,khanda chApu

Brush up songs

  • Seetha Kalyana, Kurinji, Khanda Chapu,
  • Nagumomu, Madhayamavathi, Adi.

Children of all ages are welcome to attend these classes.


Tentative Schedule (first 3 sessions).  Detailed Schedule forthcoming.

  • Sunday, Oct 16:  2-3 pm
  • Sunday, Nov 13: 2-3 pm
  • Sunday, Dec 04: 2-3 pm

Hosting Sessions: Email ctu.usk {AT}

Questions: Email ctu.usk {AT}


Registration Deadline: 10 Oct 2016

If you or your children are interested in attending these monthly classes, please SUBMIT the information below by the Registration Deadline.  Please note that only registered children will be getting the practice session and venue details. There is no age limit for attending these classes, so we encourage everyone to attend.



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