About Vignesh

          Vignesh is a young and upcoming Carnatic Vocalist in the New York City area. He is a student of Kalaimamani V. S. Balamurali in Pondicherry, India. He is currently under the mentorship of Kala Ratna Roopa Mahadevan in New York City.


          He has won awards in various state and national level Carnatic music competitions, including the "Young Talented Child" award from the Government of Pondicherry and "Yuva Kala Bharati" from the Yuva Kala Kendra trust in Pondicherry. He also performed Indian film music in many venues in India and the US. When he moved to US, Vignesh performed his formal arangetram in Carnatic vocal music in 2015 under the auspices of Navatman in New York City and under the guidance of Kamini Dandapani and Roopa Mahadevan.


         Vignesh is a member of the NYC-based vocal ensemble Navatman Music Collective and frequently performs for dance productions in the New York City area. Vignesh is a Bioinformatician who works at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York investigating rare genomic mutations in familial cancer.

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