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ISW Symphony


Feel the beauty of the art!

  ISW Symphony is a place where anyone who has a passion for any art or who would like to learn about any artform. This is ISW's new hub of many popular performing art forms - such as music, dance, theatre and visual arts like drawing, painting, sculpture, photography and films and stand alone art form such as literature; will get a wide platform. Artists, enthusiasts and passionate will receive a gateway to enter the world of Art!   

In the world of creativity, the ideas will be numerous and innovative. Our team is currently looking for more ideas and initiatives. If you think, you have some, then you are at the right place. 

please send those across by using below link -   Idea box

ISW Symphony is an initiative by ISW to provide a platform and encourage different artforms to the community.  This is the stage where performing artists can come and showcase their talent in music or drama. An artist can come and paint an art by attending a paint night or a paint workshop. An amateur poet looks forward to reading its poem to other poetry lovers in the setting of poets’ club.

There are 4 wings of Art forms

1. Visual Arts - Drawing, Painting, Coloring, Sketching 

  Events such as Art contests, Art exhibitions, Paint nights, Painting workshops, can be included in this wing.

2. Performing Arts - Music, Dance, Theatre

  Events, programs of karaoke nights, music programs, folk music bands and groups, dance workshops etc. 

3. Applied Arts - Ceramic painting, Mosaic art, Pottery or unique art of cooking - Culinary Arts.

 Different sculpting workshops, pottery workshops can be a good fit under this wing.

4. Literary Arts - Fiction, Non fiction, Poetry 

 Poets, Authors, Writers, can find a great platform to gather and discuss about their passion for writing.

 If you have any creative idea of an event or any new activity that can fit in the above, then fill up our idea box form with the link  - Idea Box

ISW Symphony Committee

  • Sarita Deshpande - Chair
  • Sakshi Gurao - Operations 
  • Suchitra Agrawal - Achaar Workshop Lead
  • Rajesh Khare / Ashok Kale - Dhol Tasha Pathak Lead
  • Rubina - BollyZumba 




Symphony Pinnacle

Dhol Tasha Pathak - Traditional Folk Music and Rhythm group

                                        Great way of coming together for jamming sessions

                                        Stay tuned for Dhol Tasha Workshops for Rhythm enthusiasts




 

BollyZumba - Every Tuesday

Achaar Making Workshops - Come learn the traditional secret recipes of Indian Pickles from our Achaar Experts! Yumm!






Past events:

ISW Art Contest Event

Date: April 24th, 2021

Time: 11:00AM - 12:30 PM

Venue- Zoom 

 


Volunteering Opportunities 2021

       


  • 22 Feb 2021 9:35 PM | Anonymous

    Art Competition

    Date: Saturday April 24th

    Time:  11:00am-12:30pm

    Registration Fee: $10 per participant

    Registration closes April 13th, 2021


Events and Activities in 2021

  • Art Competition
  • Folk Music Enthusiasts Group - Dhol Tasha Pathak


Palatable Pickles



Under ISW Symphony's Culinary Arts wing, this very first program of 'Achaar Making workshop' was held at the India Center on July 10th. 

  The three demonstrators were Reeta Tandon, Suchitra Agrawal and Neena Sehgal. 

 Reeta ji showed a unique way of making sweet and sour raw mango pickle. The pickle which is very popular to the people who like sweet and especially in the hot summer days this kind of pickle can accompany any menu of the meal.

 Suchitra ji revealed a secret traditional with her own creative inputs in the recipe of making 'carrots, cauliflower and turnip sweet and sour pickle'. The pickle itself was looking so tempting that the attendees could not resists but showed an interest to taste it as soon as it got ready. 

 Neena ji Sehgal started her demonstration by showing a fresh, green chilies to the audience. Many of the attendees asked her that 'isn't it going to be too spicy?' Neenaji answered them very quietly 'you better taste it!'. Believe it or not but when I, myself could taste that 'chilie' with curd rice and realized what she meant to say.. The green chiilies when it got mixed with all other spices and some vinegar sprinkles; diluted the extra spiciness of the chillies .

  The overall event was very well appreciated by the 25+ attendees. There is a demand of many more such demo and workshops in this series. 

 The next one in this Culinary Arts series will be 'South Indian Achaars'. Stay tuned for the more details. Till then, keep cooking!! 

--Sarita Deshpande, Chair ISW Symphony

ISW Symphony





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