Kalaimani-awardee Jayachandran speaks about his journey

Speaking to News Today, Jayachandran says that he got involved in music from childhood days after seeing his father performing at various concerts. “He made me join some classes and also trained me to play various instruments. When my father couldn’t perform at certain events due to scheduling conflicts and commitment to other concerts, I would go as his replacement,” he says. Continue Reading

Music concert to help children’s education

Pioneer Music Gym will present The Crescendo ’19 – a live music concert at The Music Academy, 25 August. The net proceeds from this music concert will be utilised to support Vidyarambam Trust’s endeavour to educate the under achieving children in the less privileged sections of the society, a press release said. Continue Reading

Chennai musician-musicologist Ritha Rajan honoured with award

“Post institutionalising music that happened during the early 20th century, it led to the rise in number of musicologists in India. However, I believe one should be a musician first and then a musicologist,” said The Music Academy, Advanced School of Carnatic Music academic coordinator, Dr Ritha Rajan. Continue Reading