Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi is the daughter and disciple of the great maestro Padma Bhushan Shri Lalgudi Jayaraman. The fifth generation in the Lalgudi dynasty, Vijayalakshmi grew up in an atmosphere of reverberating rich music early signs of her musical inclination was apparent.
Accomplished veena and vocal artist GEETHA RAMANATHAN BENNETT is dedicated to continuing the tradition of her guru and father Sangeetha Kalanidhi DR. S. RAMANATHAN. Geetha has performed extensively in India, the U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia, and Singapore. She was the first veena player to perform in Hong Kong and has appeared in many prestigious venues and series.
As a kid, Karthick had fascination and obsession towards the humble pot instrument, which brought the great fortune. With the tutelage of Gurus of this caliber, a firm foundation was laid for an illustrious music career.
Ghatam artiste Madipakkam Murali has mastered the unique double-hand fingering technique of the instrument and would like to propagate this bani among his young disciples/students.
When most little girls at the age of 7 would be clutching a doll in their hands,little Nagamani was clutching a mandolin, using her tender fingers to learn the intricacies of this stringed instrument. Nagamani, a child prodigy, who is in her early twenties,ranks on par with many carnatic Music Exponents much senior to her in years.
Natesan Ramani commonly known as N. Ramani, born 15 October, 1934 is an Indian Carnatic flautist. N. Ramani was born in Tiruvarur in Tamil Nadu. Aside from the influence of his place of birth, Ramani was born into a musical family. Ramani’s grandfather, Sri Aazhiyur Narayanaswami Iyer, was his first guru and was a well known flute artist and singer himself. Aware of young Ramani’s keen interest in the Carnatic flute, Ramani’s initiation to Carnatic music began at the age of five.
Ronu Majumdar India’s Ace Flautist , needs no introduction to music lovers all over the globe. By virtue of his phenomenal talent, he and the Bansuri are literally synonymous. If the flute is likened to a temple, Pt. Ronu Majumdar would be its foremost worshipper.
Revathy Krishna is the great granddaughter of Shri Thillaisthanam Rama Iyengar, the devoted sishya of the great saint Thyagaraja. “Dr. T. Srinivasa Ragavan a noted musician and music critic of yesteryears is my grandfather” she proudly says.
Hailing from a legendary family of musicians attached to the Royalty of former Cochin State, G. Ramanathan is the 5th generation musician. Ramanathan had his early training in Vocal, Violin, Mridangam and Ganjira from his father, the living legend of Indian music Prof. T.V.Gopalakrishnan, popularly known as TVG.
Shashank Subramanyam is a Carnatic classical flautist of India. Shashank, born on October 14, 1978, was barely nine months old when he was initiated to south Indian classical music, even before he started speaking his mother tongue.