Reinvention of Indian Classical Music with a Genius | Mahesh Raghvan | TEDxSurat


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  • Published On: 2019-02-12 21:50:09
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Mahesh observed that youngsters move away from Traditional music because they cannot relate to it. And that is when Mahesh had his “Eureka” moment when he found a way to make traditional Indian Music relatable and acceptable to young India wherein they can both enjoy and appreciate it. In this TEDx Talk, Mahesh talks about how he accomplished it and also plays his masterpieces.
Mahesh is a Carnatic Music Fusion artist whose artistic goal is to present and create Indian Classical Fusion Music in contemporary ways for modern audiences. He plays new electronic musical instruments and runs a fusion project called FLAIR – Carnatic Music 2.0.
He has an MSc. in Digital Composition and Performance from the University of Edinburgh. Besides his specialization, he is extremely passionate about related fields such as visual arts, mobile application development, digital media, sound design and film. He is the Creative Director of IndianRaga, and also works with major music technology companies to make Indian Classical Music playable on their hardware/software. Besides being a performing musician, He also gives music technology related workshops at various universities and schools. Music Composer & Digital Artist This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at


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