Smt. Kavitha Jayaraman

Coming from a family that always was deeply involved with Carnatic music, it was no surprise that Kavitha was initiated into Vocal learning the art at age 5 and since then have been on a relentless pursuit of this art form over the years. She is  also a professional Veena artist . She started her initial vocal learning under Guru Sridevi Ram under the aegis of Mulund Fine Arts Society, Mumbai and initial Veena tutelage from Smt Jayashree Aravind, Mumbai. She further received advance vocal guidance from Smt Saraswathy Subramanian and Sangeetha KalaAcharya Bombay S Ramachandran. She moved to Singapore in 2005 and was fortunate to come under the tutelage of eminent gurus like Smt Mangalam Shankar (Vocal) and Smt . Meenakshi Somasundaram (Veena).  While in Singapore she completed a Diploma in Vocal and Veena under the aegis of Singapore Indian Fine Arts and was awarded the title ‘Sangeetha Visharad’. Has won several awards at Shanmukhananda Fine Arts Sangeetha Sabha, Music Triangle, Bombay Tamil Sangham, Kala Mandal, Mulund Fine Arts Society, Chinmaya Mission and other institutions for music and fine arts. She has performed extensively in various Sabhas in Mumbai, Chennai and Singapore including prestigious venues like Music Academy - Chennai, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan - Chennai, Mulund Fine Arts - Mumbai, Esplanade Singapore and Singapore Indian Fine Arts Society. Has also been part of the music ensemble for various dance productions with Apsara Arts in Singapore.

She was awarded the Cultural Talent Scholarship from Center for Cultural Resources & Training (Ministry Of Human Resources & Development, Govt. of India) for specialized training in Carnatic Music.

Kavitha was selected as an IndianRaga USA fellow 2018 and  since then has been part of various collaborations with artists from across the country. She promotes and practices the concept of ‘Seva through Vidya’ or ‘Teach to Reach’ – by teaching Vocal/ Veena to raise funds for various social causes. Till date these efforts have managed to raise around 500K INR for various charities across India. Since Jan 2019 Kavitha has embarked on a journey to pursue music full time after working as Finance professional for 14+ years with Hewlett Packard/DXC Technology.