Amritha Murali is one of the most talented, popular and sought after musicians of the current generation. Her exceptional musical instincts have been well nurtured by her parents and Gurus. She has, today, gained much acclaim and recognition within the music fraternity as an extremely gifted, well accomplished and sensitive musician.
Amritha’s music has been honed by Vidvan Sri K R Kedaranathan, Vidushi Smt Meera Kedaranathan and Vidushi Smt Rama Ravi. She is currently under the tutelage of Vidvan Sri P.S.Narayanaswamy and Vidvan Shri R.K.Shriramkumar for vocal music. She is also adept at playing the violin and trains under Vidushi Smt.T.Rukmini.
Her music showcases the value of classicism that is reflective of a hoary tradition. Endowed with a perfect blend of mellifluous voice, sharp intellect and focus on the aesthetic, Amritha’s performances are marked with erudition and emotion.
She has performed for many premier institutions and centers all over India and abroad. She has many awards to her credit and her music has earned the appreciation of the cognoscenti and the lay person alike.
Amritha has to her credit
- Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar from the Sangeet Natak Akademi , New Delhi,
- “Kala Ratna ” from the Cleveland Tyagaraja Aradhana,
- “Yuva Kala Bharathi” from Bharat Kalachar, Chennai,
- Kalki Krishnamurthy memorial award
- the title of ‘Nada Oli’ from Nada Inbam, Chennai,
- Outstanding Vocalist award from the Music Academy,Chennai for many years,
- Best lecture demonstration from the Music Academy, Chennai,to name a few.
She has won numerous awards and prizes as a violin artiste as well. She has performed many a concert with her guru Smt.T.Rukmini and has accompanied on the violin many senior artistes all over the country and abroad.
Amritha is an A-graded artiste of the All India Radio and Doordarshan, Chennai.
She was granted a fellowship by the Sangeet Natak Academy,New Delhi to learn advanced ragam, tanam and pallavis under Vidvan Shri B.Krishnamoorthy.
Amritha has also collaborated with Spic Macay, Natyarangam and other organisations to present several workshops, lecture demonstrations and lecture concerts. She has also rendered thematic concerts on various subjects which have won her rasikas world over.
Amritha has also sung for a dance ballet “Panchali Shabadam” directed by Smt. Jayanthi Subramaniam and participated in a few dance recitals of Smt. Chitra Visweswaran. She has lent her voice for many contemporary theatre performances directed by Smt Gowri Ramnarayan.
Amritha is also a visiting faculty by invitation at the Advanced School of Music under the auspices of The Music Academy, Madras.
She was an active member and a past Vice-President of YACM, a premier forum for the promotion of classical music amongst youth.
A bright student in academics, Amritha holds a Masters degree in Finance Management.