About Us

Founded in Nov 2020, we are the first of its kind venture in India, that works on early music exposure amongst children and Indian classical music literacy for all. We explore Indian classical music for and with children, starting very young, in the process tapping the right talents.

We build an enthusiastic and knowledgeable audience base for Indian classical music, as we believe audiences are an important part of our performing arts ecosystem. We also focus on personal development through music, at an individual level.

We are incubated at NSRCEL, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore


Team

We are a team of passionate, motivated individuals comprising of musicians, artists, educators and students, committed to taking every child and every one of you to the beautiful world of Indian classical music.


Madhumita Bhaskar

Madhumita is a multi-faceted artist and a Hindustani classical music student, singer, performer, composer and is currently a senior disciple of Prof. Milind Malshe of Mumbai, an exponent of Jaipur-Atrauli gharana of Hindustani khayal music. She has been undergoing training in the guru-shishya parampara of Indian tradition since 1999 and has imbibed core elements of Jaipur gayaki in her singing. As a child artist she has sung for the popular children’s audio book series Karadi Tales and a children’s Hindi film Jajantaram Mamantaram released in 2003. She has won hearts of audiences in India and USA with her voice. She has worked as a senior software engineer & project manager in India & USA and has now quit her corporate career to focus on arts. As an entrepreneur, she is affiliated to NSRCEL, IIM Bangalore. She owns and manages her YouTube channel by the name msilentmusic where she publishes her music compositions, song covers and musical experiments. She is a trained Bharatnatyam dancer and an active painter and poet, with many works in her collection.

Dr. Karthik Ramachandra

Karthik is a scientist and plays the Tabla. He started learning Tabla at the age of 7 from Pandit N S GundaShastry in Bangalore, India. He has received advanced training from the illustrious Pandit Nayan Ghosh since 2009 at Mumbai. He has given various performances both as an accompanying artist as well as a solo artist over the years, and has performed classical, semi classical and devotional styles of Indian music in India and abroad. Karthik is also well versed in devotional songs of India and Vedic chanting. Karthik holds a Ph.D in Computer Science from IIT Bombay, and is currently a Principal Engineering Manager at Microsoft.

Vanitha Suresh

Vanitha is a Carnatic Vocalist and Arts educator and a disciple of Sangeet Samrat Chitravina N Ravikiran.  She commenced her musical journey at age nine on Veena under Shri G Rengarajan & R Srinivasan and has also trained under Shri Srirangam Kannan, Smt Akila Siva, Shri T N Bala, Shri Lalgudi G J R Krishnan & Smt Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi, Smt Sankari Krishnan and Acharya Ratnakara Shri Chitravina Narasimhan. She has presented a number of concerts in cities in the US such as New York, Dallas, Chicago, San Jose, Chennai, Bangalore for various organizations. She regularly sings and sets music for Indian Classical dance and presents musical discourses. A Master Artiste with the WI Arts Board, she is the founder of Arohana Arts Academy (an affiliate of IFCM) and has not only mentored a number of artists across the USA but also directed a number of large ensemble shows in major festivals.

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