Vasudevan V. Namboodiri on the Mridangam
the Hindu Temple Auditorium
Saturday, April 21st 2007 at 7 PM
M. Shrinivas learnt from vocal music from Sangeetha Kalanidhi Sri B. Rajam Iyer and Calcutta Sri S. Krishnamurthy. He was selected by the Indian Foundation for Performing Arts to take intensive training in concert techniques from the legendary violinist Lalgudi Sri G. Jayaraman. M. Shrinivas is an A grade artist of the All India Radio and has several awards to his credit. He has received several best performance awards at music festivals and has been felicitated by the Tamil Nadu government.
Vasudevan Namboodiri is a senior disciple of Shri Trichur C. Narendran, Shri Palghat Rajamani (disciple and son of the legendary Palghat Mani Iyer) and Prof. Mavelikara Velukutty Nair. He has accompanied artists widely in India and the USA. Mr. Vasudevan is working as a scientist at USEPA, Cincinnati and has a Ph.D in Chemistry, from IIT Madras. He is also proficient in ghatam, edakka and kanjira.