Musicians Profiles

Sathur A.G.Subramaniya Iyer

Sathur A.G.Subramaniya Iyer had his musical training at Annamalai University under stalwarts like T S Sabhesa Iyer and Tanjavur Ponniah Pillai and obtained his Sangeeta Bhushanam diploma in 1936.

K Gayathri

K Gayathri

K Gayathri carnatic Music Vocalist and disciple of Kalaimamani Smt. Suguna Purushothaman for the last twelve years. Presented concert programmes in all the major Sabhas in Chennai and elsewhere in the last seven years CCRT Scholarship awarded for the last eight years, until 2005.

Kumaranallor V Rajamani

Kumaranalloor V.Rajamani belong to a Music Family. He learned Mridangam from his father Sri.R. Venkiteswara Iyer at the age of eight. He had his further lessons from his brother Kumaranalloor V.Ramanathan who is a student,

Mathumitha Srinivasan

When little Madhumitha’s father asked her to pick up her birthday gift at the toy shop, the 4 year old toddler chose a small keyboard, amused by the tinkling notes of the instrument . Little did her father know that this was the beginning of a success story scripted by the child prodigy Madhumitha Srinivasan.

Master Vignesh

Learnt Key Board at the age of 4 years His first stage perfomance was at the age of just 4 years and 9 months. His Gurus are Sri. T.V. Gopalakrishnan (Great Mridanga Vidwan and Vocalist), Sri. Sivaraj (Key Board Player & Singer), Smt. Rajalakshmi (Disciple of Great Vocalist Sri.D.K.Jayaraman).

Padma Shankar

Padma Shankar

Padma Shankar started her training in music at a tender age from her vainika mother, Mrs Lakshmi Narayanan. Padma’s initial training in violin was from (late) Shri. Ramakrishna Sarma of Mumbai. Now, she has the good fortune of being under the tutelage of the great violin maestro, Lalgudi G. Jayaraman

Ashok Ramani

Ashok Ramani

Performed at the Cleveland Thyagaraja Aradhana festival in April 2001
Performed in US and Canada for three months in September 2002
Visited USA for workshops and lec-dem in April 2003

Lavanya Sundararaman

Lavanya Sundararaman

Lavanya hails from a family of musicians’. Is the Great granddaughter of the legendary mirdhangam mastero late Palghat Sri T.S. Mani Iyer and Gana Saraswathi Smt D.K.Pattammal. Grand Father Sri. I. Sivakumar is a senior mirdhangam vidwan and grandmother Smt. Lalitha Sivakumar is a renowned musician.

C Chitanya kumar

Master C. Chaitanya Kumar is a rising star in the firmament of Indian Classical Music. He received initial guidance from his revered gurus Vidwan Prapancham Balachander and Vidwan L.V. Mukund.

Ariyakudi Ramanuja Iyengar

Ariyakudi Ramanuja Iyengar

Ariyakudi Ramanuja Iyengar or more popularly simply called as Ariyakudi was born in Ariyakudi a town in the Karaikudi district of Tamil Nadu, South India in the year 1890.