Vasuda Kesav

Chennai, India
Live Classes
Carnatic
Teaching Experience
20 years
Languages Spoken
English, Tamil, Kannada

About

A Vasuda Keshav is a leading Carnatic vocalist who has been performing music concerts for over two and half decades. Blessed with a voice of unusual Power, Range & Timbre, she takes over the audience from the word go. Her guru who is also her paternal aunt is the renowned artist Smt. H S Mahalakshmi, whose musical lineage traces to the legendary Tiger Varadachariar and Harikeshanallur Muthaiah Bhagavathar. Her grand father, Hemmige Srirangachar was a court musician during the reign of H H Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, the Maharaja of Mysore. Vasuda is currently under the tutelege of Padmabhushan Sangeetha Kalacharya Sri P S Narayanaswamy An ‘A’ grade artist of All India Radio and Doordarshan.

Vasuda has been performing under the auspices of major organizations across India and abroad. She was invited to be a part of the prestigious Cleveland Tyagaraja Aradhana as a performer and as a teacher to train the students under the famous “Sustaining Sampradaya” programme continuously for three years.

Vasuda is a recipient of many awards and titles conferred by esteemed music organizations both in India and abroad. She has had several reviews from leading National Newspapers and Magazines.

Courses Offered

Classes are conducted online through Zoom

Carnatic Vocal - Beginner
Carnatic Vocal - Intermediate
Carnatic Vocal - Advanced

Pricing

Subscription Plan
Online music classes are offered in a subscription plan. You can either take private, semi private or group classes. Subscriptions auto-renew every 4 weeks. You can cancel anytime.
Price per class
Private (one to one)
30 minute
$18
45 minute
$25
60 minute
$30
Semi Private (2 students)
30 minute
-not available-
45 minute
$17
60 minute
$20
Group (up to 4 students)
30 minute
-not available-
45 minute
-not available-
60 minute
$13
Class Bundles (On Demand)
Bundles are good for task based learning. Some use cases are - to prepare for an audition, to perform on a stage or to learn a specific song.
Private - 10 class bundle
45 minute
$300

Education

Achievements

Performances

2010
The Madras Music Academy
Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, Chennai
Narada Gana Sabha, Chennai
Jagan Mohana Palace during the Famous Dussehra festival
Concert at Udupi in the presence of Pejawar Swamigal
Concert during the Swathi Thirunal Festival at the Music college, Trivendrum
Concert during Thyagaraja Aradhana and other occasions at Madurai, Trichy, Kochi, Mysore, Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi and Nagpur
Concert at Cleveland Thyagaraja Aradhana festival and peformances at other parts of USA.
Bharathi Kala Mandram and Kannada Sangha at Toronto, Canada
Carnatic classical vocal trio and fusion concerts at Germany

Awards

Maharajapuram Santhanam Meritorious Award by Maharajapuram Santhanam Trust in 2013
Sangeetha Vidwath Shiromani award by Vinayaga Temple Cultural Committee, Toronto, Canada in 2011
Youth Excellence Award in Classical Music by the Rotary Club of Chennai, West in 2004
Ananya Yuva Puraskar conferred by the prestigious Ananya Cultural Academy in the year 2002
Sangeetha Bharathi award in the 2000
Sthree Sangeetha Shakthi conferred by Sthree Shakthi Prathishtana in the year 2000
Secured 1st place in the concerts competition conducted by All India Radio at the National Level in 1991
Awarded for Best Raga rendering by The Bangalore Gayana Samaja
Awarded as Best Main Artist by Karnataka Ganakala Parishat