Artist - Ramya Tangirala

Ramya Tangirala, a musician and visual artist, based in Leeds,UK comes from a family of artists. Ramya is the granddaughter of the legendary musician Sangita Kalanidhi Sri G.N.Balasubramaniam, whose birth centenary was celebrated globally in 2010. Ramya’s mother Smt Sowmiya, is a well known Hindustani vocalist and Visual Artist in Chennai. Ramya has performed in India and worked with various Arts Organisations in the UK. She has been teaching Carnatic Vocal music at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Manchester for the past few years. She also accompanies Bharatanatyam recitals as a vocalist. She has trained students of wide ranging skills.  In 2009, one of Ramya’s students won the annual trophy at Bhavan. Ramya’s students have performed at various Music festivals, appeared for Music exams and taken part in competitions

In an interview with an FM Radio station, Bolton on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, Ramya had the opportunity to present Carnatic music and sing for the local community.  Ramya is a keen painter – in oil and watercolour. She also plays the Veena, a Carnatic string instrument.

Ramya has performed as a singer at the Thyagaraja Festival, London, Sri Venkateswara Temple, Birmingham, performed for Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Manchester, with Shakthi Vrund, worked as a dance musician with Kalasangam, Bradford and Annapurna Indian Dance Company, Halifax Ramya sang for Monsoon Tales that Annapurna Indian Dance Company presented recently for SAA-UK.


Vocalist, South Indian Instrumentation, Applied Arts


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