Sangitha Kalanidhi, Dr.S.Ramanathan, was born at Valavanur in 1917. Displaying a talent for music from a very early age, he went to Chidambaram for the Sangita Bhushanam course, after having obtained First Rank in the matriculation examination of the Madras Presidency.
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.
Grandsons of the legendary Gottuvadyam Narayana Iyengar, Shashikiran and Ganesh are cousins who sing as the vocal duo Carnatica brothers. The Carnatica brothers stormed the Carnatic music world at the age of two as child prodigies and have since emerged as front-ranking musicians.
Bombay Jayashri Ramnath is an Indian Carnatic music vocalist. Jayashri was born in Kolkata, into a family of music connoisseurs and musicians. She is one of the most sought after contemporary musicians. Jayashri is also a music composer and a teacher, with excellence as an underlying thread in all her activities. Jayashri began her concert career in 1982.
Anuradha Suresh Krishnamurthy, the burning star of the Indian Carnatic Music horizon, is blessed with the correct concoction of the two. She is the daughter of Sangeetha Kalanidhi, Professor K.V.Narayanswamy whose music is a mirror image of his great Guru, Ariakudi Ramanuja Iyengar, the undisputed leader of the modern age of music.
Bhushany Kalyanaraman, Carnatic musician. SINGLE-MINDED devotion to Carnatic music — that sums up Bhushany Kalyanaraman. Hers is an extraordinary tale, spanning oceans. Born and brought up in Colombo, Sri Lanka, it was a typical Tamil household where her father used to ensure that everyone was awake at 5 a.m., reciting the Tiruvempavai. A renowned musician, her father had won the title “Sangita Bhushanam” from Annamalai University. All her sisters too sang well.
S.Venkatesan basically is a great musician. The roots of his musical life started with the careful guidance of his mother smt. S.Kanakavalli Srinivasaraghavan and he is also a disciple of vocal vidwan and Sanskrit scholar Sri Ananthachariar.
T Brinda is one of the most remarkable musicians in the annals of Carnatic music. Grand-daughter of the legendary vainika, Dhanammal, and daughter of Kamakshi Ammal, T Brinda was bred in the evergreen nursery of vibrant classicism in Carnatic music.
N Subbalakshmi is one of the prominent artistes in the field of classical Music in Andhra Pradesh. Subbalakshmi is a graduate in music. She sings with great clarity in the mandra sthayi which is a very good assert of her.
T. Muktha last direct disciple of her grandmother Dhanammal after Brinda’s passing away in 1996, Ms. Muktha was one of the torchbearers of the much-revered Dhanammal bani (style), steeped in classicism.