Myself Smt. Vaikam Padma Krishnan started Carnatic Violin training from Prof. M. Subramania Sharma.
Got the Diploma and Post Diploma in Carnatic Classical Violin from Sri Swathy Thirunal College of Music, Trivandrum and completed my higher studies from
violin maestro Padmasree Kalaimamani SangeethaKalanidhi Kumari. A. Kanyakumari.
I am giving violin performances as solo and accompaniment since 1993.
* Won All India Radio National Level Competition in 1993.
* “A” grade artist of All India Radio.
* Got the Lalgudi Gopala Iyer Award for the Best Accompaniment Artist (Violin) in 1997.
* Released two carnatic violin solo concert albums “Su Swaranjali” in 2005 and 2009.
* Performed at various sabhas in Chennai .
* Visited Australia, South Africa, USA and various Middle Eastern countries for both performances and classes on carnatic vocal & violin.
* Give training to many students both in India and abroad.
* Giving initiation to violin and vocal students, who have received scholarships from Govt.of India (CCRT) and gradation from All India Radio since 2000 .
* Senior research fellow at Ministry of Culture , Govt. Of India - 2020 Feb 08