Athira Krishna is an internationally acclaimed prodigy violinist from India. She was born in Trivandrum, Kerala. She has an enviable musical lineage as the granddaughter of the illustrious Vidwan Shri GopalaPillai, fabulous musician of yesteryears who belonged to the renowned Tanjore tradition of Carnatic Music.
Dr. Lakshminarayana Subramaniam (born on 23 July 1947) is an acclaimed Indian violinist, composer and conductor, trained in the classical Carnatic music tradition and Western classical music, and renowned for his virtuoso playing techniques and compositions in orchestral fusion.
As one of the most sought-after and versatile musicians today, Gaurav Majumdar hails from a family of well-known musicians of Allahabad (India).
Amazingly gifted Violin Maestros Mysore Nagaraj & Dr. Manjunath, the sons and disciples of renowned violinist Sangeetha Vidhya Nidhi Prof. S. Mahadevappa, were child prodigies who matured quickly to emerge as one of the top ranking violinists in India today.
Ravi Shankar is an Indian musician who is often called as Pandit. He is a famous sitar player. He was born on 7th April 1920 in Varanasi in a Brahmin family as the youngest of seven brothers. His birth name was Robindro Shaunkor Chowdhury.
K. Sathyanarayanan is a musician who performs Carnatic music concerts on the keyboard. Sathyanarayanan, at the age of 10, was among the youngest to have passed the Grade 8 keyboard examinations conducted by Trinity College, London.
‘How can you play Carnatic music on a guitar’? is a question that was on everyone’s mind when Prasanna daringly took to one of the world’s most ancient musical forms on one of the world’s most modern instruments – the electric guitar! 20 years on, the question is still asked by everyone but now in disbelief at how Prasanna brings out the subtlest of microtones on a standard electric guitar and goes even further by extending his signature style to Jazz, Blues, Rock, Classical music and everything that he feeds in as a contemporary musician of today.
Sri Lalgudi Jayaraman is a popular Indian violinist, who is known throughout the world for his heartrending performances in Carnatic music. His mesmerizing techniques and complete control over the instrument has made him one of the maestros in his chosen field.
Tirumakudalu Chowdiah was a violin maestro from India in the Carnatic classical tradition. Chowdiah, was born in Tirumakudalu village on the banks of the river Kaveri near Mysore. He became a disciple of Mysore Royal Court musician, Ganavisharadha Shri. Bidaram Krishnappa in 1910.
Hailing from a family of musicians and an ancestral lineage of the principal; disciple of saint Thyagaraja, Revathy Krishna picked up the veena at thetender age of 11.