Srekala Bharath is a unique combination of dancer, choreographer and teacher par excellence. Srekala started dancing at the tender age of seven and danced her way into the hearts of the people with her vibrant style, agile footwork and subtle abhinaya.
B.P.Purshothaman is a most sought after and popular Kanjira artiste. He has accompanied most of the senior as well younger artistes of the present generation. Recently, he was awarded the “Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar” for 2008 by the Sangeet Natak Akademi.
Dr. Ganesh had the good fortune to accompany his Guru Shri. Maharajapuram Santhanam’s Vocal Support. In most of his concerts in India from, August 1987 till June 1992 including the one at Swami Dayananda Matriculation School, Manjakkudy on 23rd June 1992 which happened to be the last concert of the Great Maestro.
Madhu Iyer splashed across the front pages of magazines, featured on television, recipient of several awards (including the Trinity topper from Trinity school of Music, London ) and prizes and with over 1000 stage performances to her credit, she has proved to be a child prodigy.
Akkarai S. Subhalakshmi, a child prodigy started giving violin solo and vocal programmes at the tender age of eight. She had her initial two years training at Nadha Brahma Vidyalaya of the late guru V. Janakiraman, New Delhi.
Quoted by a leading critic, Isai Peroli “Smt. Gayathri Venkataraghavan’s music is emotion coupled with musical wisdom-her music is always strive to understand and communicate the importance of melody and bhava, the two important aspects of our classical music.
Abinaya kalaimani S.R. meenakshi Raghavan is a devoted exponent of bharathanatyam. She has devoted her life to the divine Bharathanatyam for the past several years.She has enthralled the audience in several city sabhas by her masterly exposition of Jathis.
Vinaya having been gifted with a divine voice and the art of singing. She excels in Carnatic classical as well as Film Music. Performed bharatanatyam at SAF-games. Her very first program on stage was with Shri Haridasgiri Swamigal (at the age of 13) after which she performed in various temples and sabhas.
Muralidharan has composed Varnams, Thillanas and Alarippus in all the 35 Talas which is very rare and complicated to handle with a touch of novelty. Mr. Muralidharan, ushering a new era in composing ‘varnams’ for the Bharathanatyam repertoire with new themes and in a slightly different format encompassing varied rhythmic cycles with matching lyrics.
Chitra Vishweswaran is famed as one of the leading Bharatnatyam dancers of India. A competent performer, teacher and choreographer, she heads her own dance institution, ‘Chidambaram Academy of Performing Arts (CAPA)’, at Chennai.