Mridangam vidwan Thanjavur R Ramadas will be conferred with Sangita Kala Acharya Award at the annual conference and concerts of The Music Academy beginning 15 December.
Trained by Palghat Mani Iyer in gurukulam style, he has accompanied many leading artistes for several years. He has travelled extensively across India and abroad. He was conferred with several awards and titles in the past.
An asthana vidwan of Kanchi Sankara Mutt, he had earlier received Pazhani Subramanya Pillai Award given by The Music Academy.