Logged In As Admin: {{reverbUser.name}} ({{reverbUser.id_unique()}}), Acting As: {{reverbPageObject.data.name}} ({{reverbPageObject.id_unique}})
 
x

Radha / Bio

Radha was born to perform. She began performing when she was 5 years old. She was a member of the Messenger Group, music, poetry and drama organization in Guyana, studying diction and performance under her mother and teacher, Rajkumari Singh. She won accolades in many national competitions for verse speaking and drama. An accomplished dancer, Radha studied Kathak and Ballet with her brother, Sri Gora Singh.

In New York, she continued dramatic studies at Herbert Berghof Studios, Sullivan Walker and Pace University. Radha went on to specialize in voice at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music. She studied under renowned vocal teachers, Andrew Frierson and Bonnie Kirk.

Though her musical emphasis has been on rhythm and blues, Radha infuses traditional Indian motifs into her compositions, using Indian drums and Vedic hymns with riveting Latin percussion and primordial sounds.

Radha's recorded works have been rated and reviewed by the DJ record pools across the U.S. She has performed live in popular New York clubs - CBGB's, the China Club, SOB's, The Fez, and the Mega 95 FM Summer Concerts.

As a solo singer and bandleader, she received rave reviews from Village Voice, Daily News, NY Times, Associated Press, and magazines as, India Abroad and mainstream, contemporary journals.

Her recording, “You're The One,” was a hit at the Lincoln Center OUT-OF-DOORS Indo-Caribbean Festival of Music Dance in Damrosch Park.

She recently performed in series of concerts with a Jazz and Blues ensemble in New York metro and Tri State venues, as well as producing and collaborating on a Vedic Chants CD.

Her theatre credits include: The Seagull, A View from the Bridge, Antigone, Karna & Kunti, Sullivan Walker's Caribbean Woman and Godspell. She also wrote original works and performed in Kitchrie 1998 – 2002, Kitchrie 03 drama, "Chaykay" marked her directorial debut.

She received a composers' commission from the New York Council on the Arts for a collaborative, original sound score for a new work by Pritha Singh, Women of the Mahabharata and will be directing the upcoming production of Women of the Mahabharata.

She has served on the Board of Trustees of the Rajkumari Cultural Center, and in fundraising, administration, drama coaching/instruction, choreography, music directing, and as a sound and lighting technician on productions.

She conceptualized and spearheaded “Art Interpreted-A collage of artistic expression.” A weekly event showcased in New York forums, which gave and opportunity for variety of artists who performed their creative works.

Radha is presently involved in studies in musical theater workshops and auditioning for center roles as well as collaborating on a CD of her original works.

General Info

Band Members
American Betis
Artist Name
Radha
Profile Page
https://www.reverbnation.com/radha1
Genres
Alternative

Contact Info

Location
New York, NY