Nirmala Rajasekar | Performing Artist

(805) – Indian Classical Music in Today’s World 

Host | Suchi Sairam 

 

 

 

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Nirmala Rajasekar is a world renowned Carnatic veena virtuoso, composer vocalist and educator of South Indian Carnatic Music. She has performed in venues throughout the world including Carnegie Hall New York and Music Academy Chennai India. She is recipient of many awards including a Bush artistic fellowship and a McKnight fellowship. She is an Achievement award recipient from India Association MN, Rotary Vocational Excellence recipient from Rotary Club International and has been awarded the Best Senior Veena Artiste award from Narada Gana Sabha Chennai. She is also known for her expertise in talents creating collaborative projects with other music traditions including western classical music Chinese music and jazz and is hailed as ‘ A Carnatic Ambasssador’ by the press and media. She is the artistic Director of the Naadha Rasa Center for Music in Plymouth Minnesota.