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Nagpur, Maharashtra 440010
IndiaObjective : Aspiring to make a career in the field of Music/Education/Multi Media for a progressive growth and use whatever skill and knowledge I have for the growth of the Institution I join.
Name : Anand Ramanujam
Fathers Name : T.R.Ramanujam
Address for Communication : 401, Swapnil Pushkar
Plot No.4, Buty Layout,
Khare Town, Dharampeth,
Nagpur - 440 010
Contact Nos : 91-712-2557995 (Res)
nal Qualifications Qualification : M.Com (Masters in Commerce)
from Nagpur University.
Prof Qualifications : B.A in Indian Music
(Instrumental - Tabla)
Experience : Worked as an Indian
Music Teacher (Tabla Teacher)
in one of a Premier
Public Schools of
India from 25.06.1995 to
Total Experience in years : 11 years and 3 months.
Expected Position : Teacher. Can Teach Indian
Music (Percussion) and
Economics to any class and
Languages known : English,Hindi,Tamil,Marathi
Anand Ramanujam – A Profile
Anand Ramanujam, a Tabla artist from Nagpur was born in Kumbakonam (Dist.Tanjore) in 1971. Received initial training in Nagpur and later on extensive advance training from Ustad AllaRakha in Mumbai. Anand climbed on to become one of the most sought after artist from Central India and has been greatly acclaimed for performing “Tabla Solo” all over the country and is considered to be specialised in accompanying any Dance style especially Khatak and even Bharatnatyam.
AS A STUDENT : As a Student Anand started learning Tabla at the tender age of 7. After learning basics lessons in Nagpur, and getting a Bachelors degree in Tabla (Sangeet Visharad), the thirst for knowledge took him to Mumbai where he received extensive training from the doyen of Punjab Gharana late.Ustad AllaRakha, for many years.
Academically Anand holds a Masters degree in Commerce (M.COM) from Nagpur university.
As a student he had won many accolades since his school days and notable among those was the the first prize for ‘Tabla Solo’ in the National level youth festival 'Mood Indigo' hosted by IIT, Mumbai in 1990. At the age of 12 performed for the Russian delegates to India as part of the ‘Festival of USSR in India’.
AS A TEACHER : As a Teacher Anand has a rich experience of Teaching Instrumental Music for a period of around 18 years in which a period of around 12 years in one of a leading Public Schools of Central India (CBSE) where he had trained hundreds of students in the art of playing Tabla and other percussions. Many of them are participating in various events and concerts all over the country. Also Anand had formed a School Band consisting of 51 students playing various Instruments which was well received in the CBSE schools all over India.
Anand has developed a novel technique of teaching, whether it is Music or any other subject in the simplest possible way wherein even a layman can follow the same with ease. Even at times Anand gives lecture/dem in the Corporate world for the Marketing Executives and personals to make their products understandable to the common man.
Anand has many firsts to his credit as a Teacher, notable among those are his students from the School appearing for various levels of Govt. recognized Examinations conducted by “Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya Mandal” Mumbai. Many of them have passed the intermediate level learning only in the weekly Music period in the School and are awaiting to become a graduate in Music.
Apart from Tabla, Anand also taught various other Percussion Instruments to the students and still continues teaching when ever he gets time from his concert schedule.
AS AN ARTIST : Anand started performing concerts at the age of 13, the first performance being his Tabla solo in Nagpur Doordarshan. As an artist Anand has carved a niche for himself performing with ease for what ever form of Music he is performing, like playing Tabla solo, accompanying an Instrumentalist or Vocalist to performing with Khatak dancers or Carnatic musicians and Baratnatyam dancers, and even the Fusion concerts or Taal Vadya Kutcheris performed by him are well received, which made him the most sought after artist by the fellow musicians and even many of the leading Music Institutions. He has also improvised a Tabla with the tonal quality matching almost the Mridangam/Pakhawaj which he plays along with Bharatnatyam Dancers or Ballets which has received wide acclaim from Connoisseurs of Music. Due to the full time job assignment as a Teacher (1995 – 2006), for quite a few years Anand had to quit the concert tours, which made him bid adieu to the Full time job as a Teacher in the Public School in Sept.2006 to acquire more knowledge and got trained under the tutelege of Ustad Zakir Hussain for two years. And Anand is back with a new vigour to accept the teaching job as a challenge.
General Interests: Visiting Camp sites with group,Volleyball
Favorite Music: indian classical, fusion music
Political Views: liberal
Networking Goals: Want to make new contacts in the field of music and education through networking.
Added on 03-02-2009
Updated on 03-02-2009