Enriching Evening With Immersive Music at St. Louis Bach Festival 2019
ST LOUIS, MO- Bal Vihar of St. Louis were participated in St. Louis BACH Festival 2019 on May 16, 2019. Bach Society of St. Louis is dedicated to providing stimulating and enriching musical and education experience for audiences and performers.
The evening was filled with inspirational music and was a display of talent at full scale. Bal Vihar Youth students performed 2 popular vocals – “Aa Chal Ke Tujhe” and “Suraj Ki Garmi” under the direction of Bal Vihar music teachers. The first song was about peace and harmony. The second song was about finding peace through prayer. The rendering by these youth students was phenomenal considering very little time that they had to practice as a group.
The event took place at Bonhomme Presbyterian Church in St. Louis, MO. Performance by Bal Vihar students was a preview to a performance by a renowned vocal artist – Saprano Sherezade Panthaki. Born and raised in India, Sprano Panthaki is a distinguished and world famous vocal artist who is frequently called upon for vocal master classes at Universities and Schools across US. It was a pleasure to hear Saprano perform at the Bach Society.
A group from Sangeeta St. Louis also performed at the event. Sangeetha is a non-profit group that has been promoting Indian Classical Music for last 25 years. It partners with several local, regional and international organizations and talents to bring enriching concerts to St. Louis.
The distinguished history of the Bach Society began in 1941, when Dr. William Heyne determined to offer the people of St. Louis the opportunity to perform and hear the great music of Johann Sebastian Bach. Since that date, the Society has carried out its mission without interruption, and is St. Louis’ oldest continuous choral society. and bringing Bach to St. Louis community for the Bach Society over 75 years.
Center for Indian Cultural Education – Bal Vihar of St. Louis is a cultural school designed to promote, instill, and foster Indian culture in children ages 5 to 18. Bal Vihar encourages the youth group (ages 13 and above) to participate in activities that promote respect and understanding of different cultures and religion. Bal Vihar has been in existence since 1992 and its current enrollment is over 400 students.