Radha Bhaskar

Dr. Radha Bhaskar is a senior disciple of Padma Bhooshan P.S.Narayanaswamy and has performed many concerts all over India. She has, received several titles like Yuva Kala Bharathi, Sabha Bhairavi, Sangeetha Sudhamayi, Sangeetha Kalasevak, Sangita Sevamani, Acharya award, Ganamrutha Rathna, best vocalist award from Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, Indian Fine Arts Society etc. She was conferred the “Sparkling Diamond Award” by the University Women's Association commemorating International Women's Day. Dr.Radha had the rare privilege of training and conducting a spectacular group singing programme by 5,000 school children from about 100 schools in October 2004 at the University Centenary auditorium, Chennai in the presence of the former President of India, His Excellency Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam. Dr.Radha has been sharing her music knowledge and experience by conducting special Music Appreciation Programmes to enlighten rasikas about the nuances of Indian Classical music. Radha is presently the Editor of the prestigious art magazine Samudhra (for music, dance, drama), which has carved a niche for itself in the fine arts field. Radha holds a doctorate degree in music for her thesis- “Karnatic Music Concerts an analytical study.” She was the recipient of the Junior Research Fellowship from UGC for five years to pursue her research.