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About the Guru Smt Rama Raghuraman

Veena Vidushi Smt Rama Raghuraman is a classically trained Carnatic Vocalist & Veena artiste. Having been trained under Veena Vidushi Smt Ranganayaki Rajagopalan, Smt Rama belongs to the Sishya Parampara of late Shri Karaikkudi Sambasiva Iyer.

Smt Rama Raghuraman was initiated into music by her mother Smt Pushpavalli Srinivasan and Smt Rama continued her training from Smt Ranganayaki Rajagopalan for a decade. Smt Rama Raghuraman honed her vocal training under the able guidance of Sri T N Seshagopalan, late Sri Dr. S Ramanathan, Late Smt Padma Veeraraghavan and Smt Brinda, the daughter of late Shri Maharajapuram Santhanam.

Smt Rama Raghuraman has performed extensively and she is an ‘A’ grade artiste of All India/ Doordarshan. Smt Rama Raghuraman is also a musicologist, and she has presented dessertation materials on the musical aspect of Kalakshetra Foundation’s Dance Dramas choreographed by Smt Rukmini Devi. Smt Rama Raghuraman served the Foundation for 12 years in the Veena Department of its ‘Rukmini Devi College of Fine Arts’.