The Hindu's top young artistes of this Margazhi season

Chennai Margazhi young artiste of the day: Prithvi Harish

This year, Prithvi will get the Best Vocalist (male) award in the Spirit of Youth series 2019, from the Music Academy

The Hindu celebrates the talent of youngsters this Margazhi, in a web series. In the December Music Season, a young crop of artistes will get a chance to showcase their talent online. The Hindu brings you a month-long online series of recordings by these up-and-coming artistes.

Carnatic vocalist Prithvi Harish, who has been learning music from the age of five and performing from when he was 12 is a student of P.S. Narayanaswamy and Abhishek Raghuram. 

He has also completed four years of Advanced learning at Narada Gana Sabha’s Sri Haridos Giri School of Music where his gurus include R. S. Jayalakshmi and C. R. Vaidhyanathan. He had his initial training under Madhuram Srinivasan, who is one of the Therazhundur Sisters. 

This year, Prithvi will get the Best Vocalist (male) award in the Spirit of Youth series 2019, from the Music Academy. He has won the Tambura prize from Chennai Fine Arts; he was the recipient of K. Balachander Award for Excellence in Fine Arts at school that was instituted by Kavithalaya Krishnan in 2016. 

He was awarded the title Parijatham by Nandalala trust in 2013 as part of their silver jubilee celebrations, for outstanding all round performance. He was awarded the title YuvaSri Kala Bharathi by Bharathi Yuva Kendra, Madurai. 

Currently, a final year B.E (Comp. Sci) student at CEG, Guindy, Anna University, he ensures he makes time for both music and academics. 

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