Dr. G. Baby Sreeram
Carnatic Vocalist, Tamil Nadu, India
Date of Birth : 30 - May - 1972

Biography

Dr. G.Baby Sreeram was born into a musical family in Thiruvananthapuram. Her first Guru was Smt.Ananthalakshmi Venkitaraman, who was the direct disciple of her grand father Sri Bagavatheeswara Bhagavathar. She then went on to receive the Cultural Scholarship instituted by the Govt.of India. She continued her studies in Music under Sangita Kalanidhi T.M.Thiagarajan and later on under Sangita Kala Aacharya Sri.P.S.Narayanaswamy.

She received DIRECT "A" from AIR, Trivandrum in 1997, and then opted to settle in Chennai since 1992.

Education 

She did her M.A.Music (Rank holder in the year 1994), from Kerala University

She has completed her Ph.D, in music on the topic "An analytical study on Bhashanga Ragas" under the guidance of Dr.B.Pushpa, from Kerala University in the year 2004.

Other activities 

A full time musician, she is doing concerts regularly in Sabhas. She has performed in other countries such as Cleveland, Dubai and Malaysia and also participated in National Seminars of Music in Universities, and conducted classes for Music Departments on different themes. Being a composer, she has composed many Varnas, Swarajathis, Kritis, Tillanas, and some of them are recorded and preserved in SAMPRADAYA - an archeological music library, in Chennai.

Shows & Major Performances

Special Projects

She has formed a group SAMARPANA for the students of music.

Every month the group does thematic presentations. The group has nearly 30 dedicated students who are very enthusiastic to learn more and does quality research work on various themes. Last month their group visited Kovur Temple and sang Kovur Pancharatna Krithis in the temple premises.  

Inspired by Sri Sethalapathi Balasubramaniam, who was the direct disciple of Sri Papanasam Sivan, she has developed a special liking towards Viruthams. She is able to preface most of her Tamil songs with appropriate Viruthams that would continue to ring in your ears, even after any concert of hers gets over.


Upcoming Projects 

She plans to release a book on her compositions and also plans to celebrate Muthuswamy Deekshitar Jayanthi as a 12 hour Akhandam, which would include maximum number of Deekshitar compositions. This is to be organized by her group SAMARPANA.

Show and other performances

She is happy with performances, performing all over India.

She does a lot of thematic concerts.

She learns new kritis related to the particular themes

She is able to derive satisfaction by the service she has been able to do to the world of music.



Contact

Dr.G.Baby Sreeram

No. - 16 (8), Ist street, Sanjay Gandhi Nagar

Virugambakkom

Chennai - 600092

Phone: +91.44.2377.4992

Mobile: +91.99414.86136

Email: drbabysreeram@gmail.com

Awards & Recognitions

A Grade

She obtained A grade from AIR, Trivandrum in the year 1997.

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