Rajan Ganesan

Born as child prodigy, Rajan hails from a musical family. His father Shri. K. M. Ganesan is a renowned Nadhaswaram artist. Rajan obtained his diploma in Thavil music from the Faculty of Fine arts, Brathidhasan University, Tiruchirappalli, under the tutetage of the renowned thavil player and teacher Thanjavur Shri.T. R. Govindarajan. He was placed in first class with distinction

Rajan is'B'- high grade artist of All lndia Radio and Doordarshan. Besides his tutelage in Thavil, also took care to qualify himself academically.

Rajan started to give concerts from his childhood and acclaimed fame in his early age itself. lt is worth mentioning that Rajan received honors from the past President of lndia, Dr.A. P. J. Abdul Kalam. Rajan had accompanied many leading Nadhaswaram and Thavil artistes. He toured widely along the breadth and length of lndia. He also visited Singapore. Rajan had participated in many concerts organized by all lndia Radio and Doordharshan. Rajan is accompanying the senior Nadhaswaram artistes Kasim - Babu Brothers from very long time. He accompanied Kasim - Babu Brothers in their US concert tour, during the year 2014.

Honors Received:

  1. "Diploma in Thavil" by Faculty of Fine Arts, Bharathidasan Universtity,Tiruchirappalli in the year 2001.
  2. "lsai Mamurasu" - Title from Tamil lsai manram, Thiruvaiyaru in the year 2010.
  3. "Seva Rathana Award" - conferred by South lndia Social Academy, Chennaiin 2011.
  4. "Kalai Gnana Sigaram"- Title conferred by South Cholamandala lsai Vellalar Sangam, Thevur, Thanjavur District, in the year 2013.