Ranjani Sivakumar
Carnatic Vocalist, Tamil Nadu, India
Date of Birth : 04 - Feb - 1982

Biography

Siksha:

Learning under 

Dr.Smt.Pantula Rama (“A-top grade” artiste of AIR,  and Disciple of Sri Ivaturi Vijayeswara Rao) 

Smt.Seetha Narayanan (“A-top” artiste of AIR and Disciple of Sangita Kalanidhi (Late) Prof Sri S. Ramanathan and Sangita Kala Acharya Sri Chingelpet Ranganathan) 

Trained with Sri N.S.Srinivasan ((“A-top” artiste of AIR Flute,Disciple of  Sri T R Mahalingam) 

Music credentials

(Scholarships and prizes won)

Recipient of CCRT, Govt. of India, Junior Scholarship in the field of Carnatic Music vocal (1994 to 2002) 

Recipient of CCRT, Govt. of India, Senior Scholarship in the field of Carnatic Music vocal (2006)

All India Radio graded artsite.

All India Radio National Second Prize for devotional music

Kalasagaram Tambura Prize, 2010

Sharada Cultural Trust Tambura Prize, 2012

Selected for Iyal Isai Natakam 2012

Indian Fine Arts Society, Chennai

Winner of Prize awarded by Indian Fine Arts Society, Chennai for Ambujam Krishna compositions (1996 – First Prize) 

Harikeshanallur Muthia Bhagavathar’s compositions (1996 – Consolation Prize and 1998 – Second Prize)

Utsava Sampradaya Kirthanas (1997 – Second Prize, and 1998 – First Prize) Meera Bhajans.

A.S.Panchapakesa Iyer Trust, Chennai

Winner in Senior Music Competition  (1996 – Second Prize) 

Winner in Senior Music Competition (1997 – Third Prize) 

Winner in Senior Music Competition (1998 – Second Prize)

Others

Winner of Prize awarded by The Malayalee Club, Chennai, (Swathi Smrithi) in the Maharaja Swathi Thirunal Music Competition (1998 – Third Prize) 

Winner of Prize awarded by Saraswathi Vaggeyakara Trust, Chennai for singing Neraval  (Third Prize) 

Winner of Prize awarded by Shree Geeta Bhavan Trust, Chennai, for Devotional Music Tamil Solo and Hindi Solo (1996 – First Prizes) 

Winner of Prize awarded by Tambaram Music Club in Vocal (Seniors) – (1999 – Third  Prize) 

Winner of Thambirajan Thrid prize, Music Academy


Professional Qualification

B.E. (ECE), University of Madras

Assistant Systems Engineer at Tata Consultancy Services (2003 – 2006) 

M.Music from the University of Madras.


Shows & Major Performances

Performances

  • Divyadwani, Ayanavaram, Chennai ( 1999)
  • Sivasakthi Gana Nilayam, Kolathur, Chennai ( 2003)
  • ·Sharada Cultural Trust,  Hyderabad ( 2003)
  • ·Skandagiri Temple, Hyderabad ( 2003)
  • Navarathri Concert at Kasi Visvanathar Temple, Chennai (1998 , 1999 and 2005)
  • Kalasagaram, Hyderabad ( 2004)
  • Kalakruthi, Chennai ( 2007)
  • Varasiddhi Vinayagar koil , Chennai ( 2009)
  • Tyagaraja Gana Sabha(Sri Uppalapati Venkiah concerts,Hyderabad ( 2010)
  • NadaBharati, Hyderabad ( 2010)
  • Tapovan, Madras ( 2010)
  • Sri Kartikeya Gana Sabha,Hyderabad ( 2010)
  • Sarvani Sangita Sabha - Music Academy,Madras ( 2010)
  • Chamber of Music , Vizag ( 2010)
  • Sangeetha Vidwath Sabha, Kakinada, 2011
  • Kalasagaram Tambura Prize concert,Hyderabad,( 2011)
  • Vijayanagaram Fine arts, Hyderabad,( 2011)
  • NKT Mutthu Sabha, Chennai ( 2011)
  • Karpagam Gardens, Chennai ( 2011)   
  • Ramani's Academy of Flute,Vocal concert,Chennai (2012)
  • Sharada Cultural Trust Tambura Prize concert,Hyderabad ( 2012)
  • Gayatri Mahila Sanmandali , Guntur (2012)
  • Tamizh Iyal Isai Nataka Sangam concerts at Pollaci, Karur, Madurai (Sadguru Sangeetha Samajam), Chennai (Hamsadwani) (2012)
  • ·Sruti Pattabhiraman Concerts,Chennai (2012)
Contact

B-106,Banjara View apartments,
Road no 12,Banjara Hills,
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh - 500 034.

Ph: +91.98497.55506, +91.98498.88773 (Hyderabad)

      +91.98410.46674, +91.44.2674.0467 (Chennai)

Email : ranjani.sivakumar@gmail.com

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