Instrumentalists

Anuradha Sridhar

Anuradha Sridhar

She hails from the very famous Lalgudi family. She is the daughter and disciple of Lalgudi Brahmanandam and niece of Lalgudi Shri. G. Jayaraman. She began her training at age five and had her maiden performance at the age of ten.

Sikkil Sisters

Sikkil Sisters

Sikkil Kunjumani, the elder of the sisters, was born on June 15, 1930 and Sikkil Neela, the younger was born on September 6, 1940. Together they are more famously known as the Sikkil Sisters.

N. Ravikiran

N Ravikiran

In this Indian name, the name Narasimhan is a patronymic, not a family name, and the person should be referred to by the given name, Ravikiran. Narasimhan Ravikiran (born 12 Feb­ru­ary

Ezhilarasi

Ezhilarasi

Dr. Tmt. Ezhilarasi Jothimani is a Veena artiste. She started her Veena classes again after completing her medicine in Madras Medical College. Under the guidance of Guru Tmt. Vasantha Krishnamoorthy in a very short time she had her Arangetram on April 4th 2010 at Music Academy.

L Subramaniam

L Subramaniam

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.

K Sathyanarayanan

K Sathyanarayanan

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.

Lalgudi Jayaraman

Lalgudi Jayaraman

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.

Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar

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.

Guitarist Prasanna

Guitarist Prasanna

‘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.

I Sivakumar

I Sivakumar

Sivakumar is an excellent mridangam accompanist. Sri Sivakumar hails from a family of famous musicians. He is the son of Gana Saraswathi Smt. D. K. Pattammal and son-in-law of mridangam maestro Palghat Sri Mani Iyer.