Shruti Music Academy
Dayita is the founder-director of Shruti Music Academy offering North Indian Classical Vocal classes to all ages in Arcadia/Pasadena/Irvine area. She is a recipient of several grants from ACTA (Alliance for California Traditional Arts) for development of North Indian Vocal Music across the local community. Dayita was recently awarded “Individual Artist” 2016-2017 grant by Pasadena Arts & Culture Commission and the City of Pasadena Cultural Affairs Division.
Dayita has been performing at various venues around Southern California such as Music Circle, CSULA, LACMA, LA Grand Performances, Pasadena Artnight for last 12 years. As an artist she had the opportunity to collaborate with top rated musicians such as famed Bharatnatyam exponent Viji Prakash, “Quartetto Fantastico” ensemble, celloist Pete Jacobson, etc. She has trained on North Indian Classical music for several years under guidance of late legendary vocalist Smt. Lakshmi Shankar and eminent Hindustani Vocalist Pandit Sandip Ghosh.
Dayita is also an Orff Certified music educator and currently teaches music at several early childhood institutions. She has conducted various Educator Workshops for Pasadena City College’s Child Development Workshop Initiative (CDWFI), Ontario Library, Children’s Center at Caltech and Early Childhood Stem Conference held at Costa Mesa and Pasadena, California since 2014.
Phone: (626) 354-0954