Rajeev Mukundan

GURU
Kalaimamani A. Kanyakumari

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Started to learn violin from a very early age from Sri Govindarajan; now learning from Kalaimamani A. Kanyakumari for the last ten years
  • Received scholarship from the Government of India from 2001-2009 (Center for Cultural Resources and Training, New Delhi)
  • Is an 'A' graded Artist of All India Radio (AIR), Chennai
  • Has received "Parur Endowment Award” for meritorious performance in the 'Gokulashtami Series' conducted by 'Sri Krishna Gana Sabha' in August 2005
  • Has received the 'Spirit of Youth Award' given by 'The Music Academy, Madras', for the year 2008
  • Has received ‘Youth Excellence Award' given by the "Rotary Club of Chennai", (MOUNT) for the year 2008
  • Has received the ‘Lalgudi Gopala lyer Endowment Award' for meritorious performance in the 'Gokulashtami Series' conducted by 'Sri Krishna Gana Sabha' in August 2008
  • Has received "The Best Violinist Award' from 'Parthasarathy Swami Sabha' in January 2009
  • Has participated in the "International Youth Music Conference", held at Baku (Russia) in October, 2010
  • Has received the "BaIa Kala Ratna Award' from the 'Bala Kalasagaram Trust' in December 2009
  • Has received 'The Best Violinist Award ' from 'The Music Academy, Madras,' for the afternoon concert series held in December 2011
  • Has received 'The Best HCL Concert Award from 'The Music Academy, Madras,' for the HCL concert series held in November 2011
  • Has received "The Best Concert Award from the ‘The Music Academy Madras’, for the Sub Senior concert series held in December 2013
  • Has received 'The Best Violinist Award’ from Parthasarathy Swami Sabha, Madras, for the afternoon concert series held in December 2013

He has given many violin duet concerts with his Guru A.Kanyakumari, and also has toured and accompanied leading artistes like Sri. T.V. Sankaranarayanan, Dr. N. Ramani, Sri. T. M. Krishna, Smt. Ranjani - Gayathri, Sri. Sanjay Subrahmanyam, Smt. Bombay Jayshree, Smt. Nithyashri Mahadevan, Smt. Aruna Sairam, Malladi Brothers, Sri. Vijay Siva and Prince Rama Varma.