Smitha K. Prasad

Carnatic Classical Vocalist

Recent Milestones

  • Carnatic Concert, NC Raga Revival, Raleigh NC (May 2019)

  • Carnatic concert, NC Raga Revival, Raleigh NC (December 2018)

  • Navarathri concert, SV Temple NC, Cary NC (October 2018)

  • Vocal support, Nritya MayaNanda School of Dance, fundraiser for Pratham NC (August 2018)

  • Carnatic concert, SV Temple NC Brahmothsavam, Cary NC (June 2018)

  • Vocal support, Leela School of Dance, NC Heritage Award Ceremony, Raleigh NC (May 2018)

  • Fundraiser concert for NC Raga Revival, Carrboro, NC (May 2018)

  • Ramanavami concert, SV Temple, Cary, NC (March 2018)

  • Carnatic concert for NC Raga Revival fundraiser, Raleigh, NC (December 2017)

  • Vocal support for Samvaad dance presentation, Share and Care, Cary NC (October 2017)

  • Carnatic concert, Sri Shirdi SaiBaba Mandir, Cary, NC (October 2017)

  • Navarathri Concert, SV Temple NC, Cary, NC (September 2017)

  • Vocal support, Leela School of Dance, National Folk Festival, Greensboro (September 2017)

  • Carnatic concert, Triad Hindu Temple, Greensboro, NC (August, 2017)

  • Ramanavami concert, SV Temple, Cary, NC (April 2017)

  • Vocal support for Bharatanatyam Arangetram - Leela School of Dance/Guru Asha Bala (September 2016)

  • Directed and conducted the Triangle Indian Community Choir in their maiden performance (September 2016)

  • Carnatic Hindusthani jugalbandhi presentation SV Temple NC Brahmothsavam (June 2016)

  • Carnatic-Hindusthani jugalbandhi concert (April 2016)

  • Scored music and directed 8-member orchestra for dance-drama production “Sitayana”, staged at Cary Arts Center  for the Share and Care Foundation (November 2015)

  • Navarathri concert for SV Temple NC, Cary, NC (October 2015)

  • Carnatic Music concert for the Discovery Series presented by Holly Springs Cultural Center, Holly Springs, NC (September 2015)

  • Felicitated by the Carnatica Brothers for working with students to present Sangeeth Symphony (Carnatic music with western orchestra) in NC (August 2015)

  • Lecture-Demo on Carnatic Music for International Music program series at East Regional library, Knightdale, NC (June 2015)

  • Concert for Swarallaya, Morrisville, NC (May 2015)

  • Jugalbandhi presentation for SV Temple NC Brahmothsavam 2015 celebrations (May 2015)

  • Thematic concert "Nadais in Carnatic Music" for Laya Sinchana school of Percussion, Cary, NC (May 2015)

  • Lecture- Demo on Carnatic Music for the "Explore the world through Music" series at West Regional library, Cary, Wake County, NC (October 2014)

  • Lecture-Demo on Carnatic Music for the "Explore the world through Music" series at North Regional library, Raleigh, Wake County, NC (October 2014)

  • Navarathri "Devi Krithis" concert- SV Temple, NC (September 2014)

  • Jugalbandi concert for SV Temple NC Brahmothsavam, Cary, NC (June 2014)

  • Inaugural Concert at Siva Temple, Cary, NC (May 2014)

  • Carnatic Concert for Town of Cary, Page-Walker Arts & History Center, Cary, NC (March 2014)

  • Lecture-demonstration on Carnatic Music for music majors and faculty at Meredith College, Raleigh, NC (January 2014)

  • Jugalbandhi concert for Annual Classical Music Festival, SV Temple, Cary NC (December 2014)

  • Carnatic classical concert, SV Temple, Cary NC (November 2013)

  • Felicitated by Kannada Association of NC for contribution to propagation of arts

  • Navarathri 2013 concert, SV Temple, Cary, NC (October 2013)

  • Vocal support, Bharatanatyam arangetram, Cary, NC (September 2013)


  • Carnatic concert B.T.M. Cultural Academy, Bangalore, India (July 2013)

  • Named 2013 Regional Artist by the United Arts Council in North Carolina  (January 2013)

Past Presentations

  • Felicitated by Sampige Kannada Association of North Carolina for contribution to arts (December 2012)

  • Navarathri "Devi krithis concert"  for SV Temple,  Cary, NC (October 2012)

  • Carnatic Concert D. Subbaramiah Fine Arts Trust, Bangalore, India (August 2012)

  • Carnatic Music Presentation during SV Temple, Cary, NC Bramhotsavam celebrations (May 2012)

  • Lecture Demonstration on "Classical Music of Asia- Focus on Indian classical music" for US Department of Justice, Butner, NC (May 2012)

  • Fundraiser concert (Carnatic-Hindusthani jugalbandhi ) for Triad Hindu Temple, Greensboro, NC (February 2012)

  • Carnatic-Hindusthani Jugalbandhi concert for Diwali, Durham, NC (October 2011)

  • Carnatic Hindusthani Jugalbandhi concert for fundraising event Trishna 2011 conducted by NCSU (September 2011)

  • Carnatic Music Presentation during SV Temple, Cary, NC Bramhotsavam celebrations (June 2011)

  • Carnatic Music Presentation for Natya Academy, Stewart Theater, NCSU (May 2011)

  • Carnatic Music Concert for Vishnu-Stuti group, HSNC, Morrisville, NC (May 2011)

  • Scored music and directed 10-member orchestra for dance-drama production “Sitayana”, staged at UNC Chapel Hill and Cary Arts Center (April 2011 and August 2011)

  • Thematic Carnatic Music concert for SV Temple, Cary, NC- “Rama Bhakthi as visualized by various composers” (April 2011)

  • Carnatic Music Presentation for Natya Academy, Stewart Theater, NCSU (May 2010)

  • Inaugural Carnatic Music Concert for India Foundation’s Rasikai series- concert consisted of compositions commonly choreographed for Bharatanatyam; Cary, NC (April 2010)

  • Carnatic-Hindusthani Jugal Bandhi concert for Swaralaya, Morrisville, NC (November 2009)

  • Lecture Demonstration on Carnatic Music for ICMDS, NC- “Traditional art forms responding to contemporary realities” (October 2009)

  • Carnatic concert for North American Sankethi Association, Cary, NC (April 2009)

  • Inaugural Carnatic Concert SV Temple, Cary, NC (May 2008)

  • Carnatic Concert for Swaralaya, Morrisville, NC (September 2007)