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Dr.Vellore A.R.Srinivasan


A.R.Srinivasan learnt the nuances of vocal music from the Vidwans, Sarvashri Sembiakudi S. Janakiraman and M.R. Srinivasan at Vellore. Later, he got under the tutelage of Vidwan Shri. M. Raghavendra, the scion of the famed Bellary brothers. Initiated into the art of playing Mridangam by Tavil Vidwan, Shri Vellore C.M. Kuttiappa, Srinivasan has been accompanying several top musicians on the Kanjira and Morsing.

As a carnatic vocalist, Srinivasan has performed many concerts and is a regular performer at the renowned music festivals viz. Satguru Shri Thyagaraja Aradhana (Thiruvaiyaru), Nadhajyothi Shri Muthuswamy Dikshithar Jayanthi (Ettayapuram) and Shri Narayana Theertha Aradhana (Thirupoonthuruthi). He has given concerts also at temples and music organisations including YACM and Sri Thyagaraja Sangeetha Vidwath Samajam and the television channels.

Srinivasan has accompanied several top artists like Sarvashri Trichur V.Ramachandran, Maharajapuram S.Ramachandran, Neyveli Santhanagopalan, Kadri Gopalnath., on the percussion instruments.

Srinivasan is also a composer and more than 500 compositions are available to his credit rendered in praise of the Hindu Pantheon, bear the Mudhra 'Raghava Srinivasan (n)' His compositions on the 108 Divyadeshams (Holy places) of the Shri Vaishnavite Cult would be published with notations, in the near future.

The Musicians' Directory published by Mudhra, Chennai has listed his name in the list of performing artistes under vocal, kanjira and morsing categories.

Srinivasan has secured First Rank in M.Sc., (Medical Biochemistry), at the Christian Medical College, Vellore and he has a Ph.D in Biochemistry from C.F.T.R.I Mysore. Currently he is working as an Associate Professor in Biochemistry at a Medical college in Pondicherry.

  Contact details:

Dr.Vellore A.R.Srinivasan,
4,Third Cross,
Shanti Nagar,
Pin code .605011.
Ph: + 91- 413 - 2240682
E- mail: drvars_2000@yahoo.co.uk