Mumbai Memoir 85- Leaving Footprints in the Bygone Year in Mumbai

Published By: Shraddha Sankulkar, head of Mindmatterz & Faculty of Applied Psychology at Soundideaz Academy Here we are in a brand New Year! The arrival of the New Year brings along fresh hope in every mind. Learning from the mistakes of the past and by taking new initiatives we literally reboot our lives with a positive mindset. After experiencing a fantastic travel time at Goa, the last month of the bygone year sowed fresh seeds of creativity for me, which I believe will bear fruits in the New Year. On 2nd December last year, I presented my first ever webinar on the topic ‘Mind Management in Media Careers’. Throughout my teaching/training career so far, I have only been lecturing ‘Live’ in classrooms & through workshops, but, with the enthusiasm of

Bengal Classical Music Fest

Pramod Sir with the Astana Symphony Philharmonic Orchestra

On the opening night of this year’s Bengal Classical Music Festival, the Dhaka audience experienced something unique: the Astana Symphony Philharmonic Orchestra’s presentation of Western Classical classics like Tchaikovsky’s ballet composition “Swan Lake”, as well as a magnificent blending between Eastern and Western classical music through collaboration between the Orchestra and Carnatic violin virtuoso Dr. L Subramaniam and his ensemble.      Chandorkar (R) busy behind the console Any discerning listener who has experienced a full orchestral performance would realize how incredible it was to have a 58-piece orchestra with a vast tapestry of sounds play in an open-air venue and still have the same experience of a concert hall with specially-architected acoustics where Western classical is usually performed. This performance underlined one of the most crucial factors behind the