Smt. Nirmala Rajesh is a New Jersey-based, Carnatic vocalist, violinist and the Director of Sruthiswara School Of Music who was initiated into this art at a very young age. Her many years of childhood instruction in vocal music led her to the pursuit of a B.A. degree from Queen Mary’s Arts College in Chennai. She is currently under the tutelage of Vidushi. Charulatha Ramanujam. She is grateful to all her Vocal/violin gurus for imparting the musical knowledge. She has participated in many music competitions, was featured in Sun TV’s “SaptaSwarangal” program and was even named once as “Best Teenage Artist”. She has been teaching music both in person and online to a large group of students over the past 20 years. Professionally, Nirmala holds two (2) Master’s degree.
Born and raised in the U.S., Mr. Rajesh Nathan is one of the director of Sruthiswara school of music, began his formal training in Carnatic vocal music at the age of 7 from late Mrs.Balambal Natarajan. He has won prizes in music competitions, performed for many NJ local organizations, given mini concerts and was also recognized twice by CMANA for his many years of service to the organization as a junior volunteer. He is also well versed in singing western choir music and has travelled overseas for many performances.
Both Rajesh and Nirmala have vast and strong musical background. The couple has performed many duet concerts at various functions held by local organizations both in the US and India.