Chinnamanur A. vijay karthikeyan

Chinnamanur
A. vijay karthikeyan


Born into a family of musicians, Vijay Karthikeyan, started his training in Nagaswaram from his grandfather Chinnamanur Sri. C. V Ganesan at the young age of 9, and learnt vocal music from his mother Smt. G. Krishnaveni Arjunan. He later studied Nagaswaram under Thiruppamburam Brothers. He is a ‘A’ graded artist in All India Radio and Doordarshan, and an empanelled artist in ICCR. He has performed in many prestigious music festivals in India and abroad. He has also participated in many seminars and workshops on Carnatic Music. He is a recipient of several awards from prestigious organisations. Presently he is working as Assistant Professor of Nagaswaram at Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu.

Idumbavanam V. Prakash Ilayaraja

Idumbavanam
V. Prakash Ilayaraja


Born in Tiruvarur district, Idumbavanam Prakash Ilayaraja belongs to a great tradition of Nagaswaram Vidwans. He underwent rigorous training from his father Sri K.S.Vedamoorthy from the age of 10. He later learnt under the eminent Nagaswaram Vidwan Isaimani Segal G. Renganathan. He is also a graduate in Music, from University of Madras. He has performed in many prestigious music festivals in India and abroad. He is a recipient of several awards from prestigious organisations. ‘A’ graded artist in All India Radio and Doordarshan, he is one of the most sought after Nagaswaram Vidwan. Presently, he is teaching at Tamil Nadu Government Music School


Mentor & Guide


Very Eminent nagaswara vidwan,

Kalaimamani, "Rajarathna" Keezhvelur Sri. N G Ganesan and Great Thavil Genius Thanjavur Sri. T R Govindarajan are our mentors and guides, who brought us to this music career from budding to matured artistes with their inspiration, able guidance and invigorating divine music.

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