A well trained teacher is a studentâ€™s biggest successes life. A teacher needs to posses qualities of talent, patience, experience, understanding and dedication. Mrs.Seetha Rajan, an eminent Carnatic Vocalist was awarded the Best Teacher award by Rotary Club of Madras on 4th September 2012.
The award was presented by Padma Bhushan Sri.P.S.Narayananswamy, popular Carnatic vocalist-teacher par excellence. This award is annually presented to an exemplary teacher. Seetha Rajan has along and very distinguished career as a Carnatic musician.
She is also actively engaged in creating awareness and promoting Carnatic music through lectures and workshops. Seetha has spent her entire life in nurturing Carnatic music. She is the founder of Bala Brundam Sangita Gurukulam, a renowned institution, so as to focus more on her teaching. As a teacher, mentor, scholar, composer and vocalist, Seetha Rajan is in a class apart.
She is a disciple of Kittamani Iyer and Semmangudi Sreenivasa Iyer. She is well trained in both Carnatic and Hindustani Music.Seetha made her mark as a singer by winning several prestigious honours and awards. She had even secured top scholarships during her student days.
Seetha belongs to a unique and shinning class of teachers. She was honoured with the Music Academy’s Sangita Kala Acharya Award among several other awards for teaching. Seetha Rajan is a versatile musician and a Top Graded artiste of All India Radio.
Seetha’s parents Sri.N.Subramaniam and Smt.Lakshmi Subramaniam had great passion for classical music and spotted the innate talent in her. At an early age, Seetha came under the tutelage of a dedicated teacher Sri.Kittamani Iyer from whom she learnt for over a decade.
She got the opportunity of learning from Semmangudi which honed her talents and broadened her musical vision. Seetha got trained in Hindustani music from Bhimshankar Rao.
Seetha is a great fan of MS.Subbulakshmi’s songs, MD.Ramanathan and Madurai Mani Iyer. Seetha holds a Masters Degree in Music. Smt.Seetha Rajan style of music teaching is liked by children. Seetha is one of the renowned Gurus in Chennai and is known for her chaste and traditional way of teaching.