Guru & Founder of the Sangeethakala Peetam (School of Fine Arts) is “KALAIVALAR MANI” I N.SRIRAMAN M.A., M.Phil., was born in 29th June 1978 for Sri.A.V.Navaneetha Krishnan and Smt.N.Radha. His father is a Harmonist cum singer he worked as a central prisoner and Mother is a singer. His carrier begins at the age of 8. Basically he is drummer then he started his learning through Smt.Lakshmi Prabha at Salem. His first concert was at Arasaradi Mariyamman Temple, Madurai.
At school days his passion and interest towards music took him to the hike. He won many medals and awards. Then he started as a singer. He has won many prestigious awards.
IN 1999 World famous Nathaswara Vidhuvan Thirukoviloor Sri K.G.Somanathan has introduced him to Salem District Government Music School to learn fulltime Carnatic Music. The Principal Kumbakonam Sri S.Sankararaman and Smt.Vijayalakshmi Kannan has selected him has their first disciple. He has learnt all the techniques in traditional way and he came out as the outstanding student in Tamilnadu State.
In his school days he started his own orchestra called “Rasigapriya” in a small way now it’s has become most popular all over. For his sincerity and hard work our TamilNadu Government award him as “KALAIVALAR MANI”. Kovai Shree Bhuvanashwari Amman Trust presented “Isaikalai mamani” award In private sectors Chennai Friends cultural academy awarded him “Ishwaryam Excellence”. He is also one “Grand Jury” member in SA RE GA MA PA in Zee Tamil.
His students have participated in Vijay TV “Super Singer”, Sun TV “Sun Singer”, Sri Sankara TV “Bhajan Samrat Juniors”, Vasanth TV “Kuyil Paatu” and various other popular TV channels. Even his school students are presenting in various stages shows (Carnatic and western) all over.