Smt Akshaya Ramanathan
Carnatic Vocal Faculty
Akshaya ji’s musical journey has been shaped by several mentors and gurus. She received her initial training from Smt. A. Jayanthi, her mother and first guru. Additionally, she received honed her Carnatic Vocal singing and style under renowned musicians like Sri. Chitraveena Ganesh and Sri. K.N. Shashikiran of the Carnatica Brothers, Smt. Padma Sandilyan (wife of Vid. Srimushnam Rajarao), and Smt. Rajeshwari, a professor at the Music Academy in Chennai.
Akshaya ji has received a Master of Fine Arts in Carnatic Music from the prestigious Annamalai University in Chidambaram
Currently, she is undergoing advanced music training under the tutelage of Smt. Prarthana Sai Narasimhan, who is a disciple of Smt. Mani Krishna Swamy and Sri Chingleput Ranganathan. She is also honored to have learnt from Sri. Chembai Srinivasan and Smt. Savita Sreeram for Abhang music.
Akshaya ji also worked as a Music Lecturer in Shankarlal Sundarbai Shasun Jain College for Women in Chennai, where she trained more than 500 students in Carnatic Music over 3 years. Additionally, she has 10 years of experience teaching Carnatic Music to students both in the US and in India.
She has also showcased her talent as a Carnatic vocalist by performing in various prestigious venues such as The Music Academy and Sabhas for Bharatanatyam. Moreover, she has lent her voice to various music albums and films in Tamil and Kannada as a Playback Singer. She has collaborated with many renowned Carnatic Musicians and Music Directors over the past few years.
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