Guru Manjula Surendra
VEENA & CARNATIC VOCAL MASTER TUTOR
OVER THREE DECADES OF MUSIC EXPERIENCE
Guru Manjula Surendra has a balanced career with equal focus on performance and musicology. She is a first generation musician, and over the past 35 years, she has evolved as a performer par excellence and a promising torchbearer of the traditional Mysore School of Veena or 'Mysore Bani', under the able guidance of veena maestro Vid. D Balakrishna.
GRADED ARTIST OF DOORDARSHAN
As an A Grade artist of All India Radio, she has performed in national music programs, South Zone concerts of AIR and Doordarshan. She has also been an active concert performer, performing across India and overseas.
PhD IN MUSIC
With her M.Phil in Music, Guru Manjula has had a decade long career as guest faculty at the Bangalore University, teaching postgraduate students. She is also a competent vocal tutor. Her curiosity in music made her pursue her PhD, and for her research, she focuses on 'Comparative Study of Varnas of Veene Seshanna and his Contemporaries.'
SINGAPORE INDIAN FINE ARTS SOCIETY
Guru Manjula joined SIFAS as a senior tutor in October 2019.
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