Arangetram Orchestra

Arangetram Orchestra Musicians for 2020 Tour

Sri. Ramshankar Babu, Mridangist

Sri. Ramshankar Babu is a renowned Mridangam Artist. He is a “VADHYAVISHARADA” diploma in Mridangam and has trained under the guidance of Mridangam Lecturer Shri V.P. Ramadhas he has also taken advanced training from Shri. N. Govindarajan (Ghatam Maestro).

He is recipient of Government of India’s Senior Scholarship in field of Mridangam (Department of Culture). Accompanying as Mridangam Artist with many renowned Bharathanatyam and Kuchupudi Artist in India and Abroad. 

He was awarded title Sathya laya Jala Sundaram by Smt. Anitha Guha’s Bharathanjali, School of Dance, year 2007 

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Sri. Kumar Das, Vocalist

Sri. Kumar Das started learning Carnatic Music from his father Sri. P. Candrasekharan. Later he continued learning from Sri Regi George,  and Smt. S Rajam, Sri T V Gopalakrishnan and Sri T R Subramaniam. Now he is pursuing Carnatic Music with Smt. Ushalakshmi Krishnamoorthi.

Sri Kumar Das has performed for various sabhas such as Indian Fine Arts, Karthik Fine Arts, Valayapatti Foundations to name a few. He has given music concert in RK Swamy Auditorium, IIT campus and in Sundaram Sai Temple. 

He has traveled all over USA for several concert tours and arangetrams. He has composed and recorded several devotional albums and also sang for couple of Malayalam movies.

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Sri. Pakala Jayaprakash, Violinist

Sri Pakala Jayaprakash have been accompanying vocal concerts, instrumental concerts, solo performances, bharathanatyam ,kuchupudi and mohiniattam for top grade artists for the past 15 years. He has  won 1st Prize more than 11 times in State level competitions and won first place in national level contests.

He has received best Violinist award in 2009 music festival at
Vijayanagaram, Andhra Pradesh. He is active contributor and performer at music concerts during December seasons in all sabhas.

He is running a successful music Institute for Violin and Carnatic
Keyboard with more than 100 students in Chennai as well as online through Skype.

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Sri. Kameshwaran Karunanithi, Flutist

Sri Kameswaran Karunanithi has more 10 years of experience as a professional Flute player in various capacities. He is received “kalai valarmani” award from Tamilnadu government, and numerous other prestigious  reconditions like “Vadhyaa shri”, “Gaana kuzhal vendhan” and “Venkuzhal Ilavarasu” from various sabhas and organizations.

His Guru is shri.M.Vasanthakumar, Former Ass. Professor of Annamalai university, chidambaram