Somebash is proud to have with us live – Smt Uma Ramakrishnan to discuss the nuances of learning music remotely.

Smt Uma Ramakrishnan hail from a family adept in rich classical music. The tradition of bhajan sampradarya runs in her family starting from her grandfather Bhagavatha Thilakam Late P R Sankara Iyer.

Uma started learning Carnatic music from her aunt at the age of 7. She had the opportunity to learn further from Sangeetha Kala Ratna Kerala MS Smt Jayalakshmi Srinivasan and Chitravina P Ganesh. Uma is currently under the tutelage of Dr Shriram Parasuram. Uma has also acquired knowledge in laya aspects from her guru Shri Mannarkoil J Balaji.

Uma has been performing classical and devotional concerts from the age of 16 in various prestigious venues in Chennai, Coimbatore, Bangalore and Kerala. She was living in Brussels, Belgium from 2016, where she had been propagating Carnatic music through her performances and workshops under the aegis of IndiRaga, Belgium, The Indian Cultural Centre, Brussels and India Education Centre Brussels (IECB). She has also performed fusion concerts collaborating with hindustani, western classical and jazz musicians for Sitardust, Belgium.

Do join us live on August 8, 2020 at 10:00 CET | 13:30 IST exclusively on our youtube page.



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Distance learning of music- live with Uma Ramakrishnan