Artists who performed in Suvithra Event
A versatile percussionist with varied styles blended rhythmically into one! Having been initiated by Late Sri Krishnan (Palghat Sri Mani Iyer style), he received intensive guidance under Sri. R. Ramesh (Karaikudi Mani Style) and finer tuning under Maestro Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman. To his credit, he has uniquely combined the kanaku and nadam aspects from various gurus. He has accompanied the topmost senior artists performing in India, Canada and the US, and played Jugalbandis and TalaVadya Concerts to showcase the solo percussion aspects. He has various recordings and has given lecture-demonstrations on 'LAYAM'. In 2006, he presented a TalaVadya concert titled “Music Through Membranes”. Being a recipient of the PG Arts award and MSAC Artist Awards, he is a very well sought after artist for Music and Dance Concerts, and teaches Mridangam to students. His passion in music led him to create esishya.com (impart music online) & ekutcheri.com (live webcast events worldwide).
A consultant at Microsoft Research, he also runs an IT services company in Bangalore, India