Faculty

Gopi R. NagaRaajah  -   Teaching Experience 17+ years


--> Computer Engineering Graduate from BITS Pilani and Ex. TCS ( India / USA )
--> Passed Grade 8 Theory of Music from Trinity College of Music London
--> Passed Grade 5 Piano Solo from Trinity College of Music London
--> Completed the 6 months Certificate Course in Carnatic Music from Madras University

--> Worked as a Part-time Keyboard Teacher (Carnatic and Western) in Vidya Mandir Estancia
--> Performed as a rhythm guitarist for various instrumental troupes in more than 300+ live concerts
--> Learnt music under the tutelage of :
  • Dr.Ganga Ramachandran Ph.D ( Carnatic Vocalist )
  • Padma Bhushan and Sangeetha Kalanidhi Dr. B. Rajam Iyer
  • Mr.Calvin Young ( Guitarist, Troy, NY, USA )
  • Shri Sada Sudarsanam ( Ilayaraja's Guitarist - Chennai )
  • Shri Melakaveri K Thiagarajan ( Carnatic Violinist - Chennai )
  • Shri Harsha Jade ( Western Classical Pianist - Bangalore )

Subjects taught

  • Western Classical Piano 
  • Electronic Keyboard ( Western and Carnatic )
  • Block flutes ( Recorders ) - Sopranino / Soprano / Alto / Tenor / Bass
  • Guitar ( Lead and Rhythm ) 
  • Tin Whistle
  • Theory of Music - Western and Carnatic


                                               R. GuruRaajah - Teaching Experience 21+ years




--> B.Sc ( Mathematics )  Graduate
--> Performed as a Keyboard Player for various instrumental troupes in more than 300+ live concerts
--> Worked as Teacher for Keyboard in SSM School, Chennai
--> Completed the 6 months Certificate Course in Carnatic Music from Madras University
--> Learnt music under the tutelage of : 
  • Dr.Ganga Ramachandran Ph.D ( Carnatic Vocalist )
  • Padma Bhushan and Sangeetha Kalanidhi Dr. B. Rajam Iyer
  • Shri Melakaveri K Thiagarajan ( Carnatic Violinist - Chennai )
  • Shri HanumanthaPuram RJ Bhuvarahan ( Mridangist )
  • Shri Srinivasan ( Tabla player for Late Kunnakudi Shri Vaidyanathan )
  • Smt Hemamalini Ranganathan ( Violinist - Chennai )
--> Also practicing Astrology, Numerology and Vaastu for the last 21+ years. 

Instruments taught

  • Carnatic Music Theory
  • Carnatic Music in Electronic Keyboard
  • Light, Devotional and Film Songs in Electronic Keyboard.