Lavanya Sundararaman is a Carnatic musician. She received initial training from Poornapragya Rao, and went on to receive further training from her family of musicians.
Early life and family
Lavanya was brought into the world to Gayathri and Dr. R. Sundararaman. She is the extraordinary granddaughter of the unmistakable Carnatic music performer, D. K. Pattammal. She is likewise the extraordinary granddaughter of Palghat Mani Iyer, who was a mridangam maestro. Lavanya got music illustrations during her life as a youngster from her incredible grandma D. K. Pattammal. She is a supporter of her grandma and noted vocalist Lalitha Sivakumar, her mom Gayathri Sundararaman, and is a niece and pupil of prestigious vocalist Nithyasree Mahadevan. Lavanya has finished her post-graduate and undergrad concentrates on in Music at Sovereign Mary’s School, Chennai and is seeking after her Ph.D. in Music under the direction of Dr. M. A. Bhageerathi.
Lavanya has performed at major sabhas in India, especially during the yearly December live event in Chennai. She has likewise introduced tunes and shows in the US of America, Canada, Sri Lanka, and different objections.
Notable performances by Lavanya have included:
- Concert with great-grandmother D. K. Pattammal, grandmother Lalitha Sivakumar, grandfather I. Sivakumar, and aunt Nithyasree Mahadevan at the Madras Music Academy in September 2000.
- Thematic concert for Mangalam Ganapathy Trust in February 2008.
- Concerts with aunt Nithyasree Mahadevan entitled Triveni Sangamam and Vellithirai Ragangal featuring Film songs in 2009.
- Concert with grandmother Lalitha Sivakumar and aunt Nithyasree Mahadevan in tribute to great-grandmother D. K. Pattammal in 2010 to conclude 25th anniversary celebration for Youth Association for Carnatic Music.
- Concerts in Mumbai in July 2011.
Lavanya has appeared in various television music programs to perform, including:
- The Ragamalika music show on Jaya TV in 2004 for a special Tamil New Year program.
- A special Diwali program telecast in 2009 on Raj TV.
- Season 2 of Airtel Super Singer Junior for their Karthigai Special program in November 2009 on Vijay TV.
- The Theanamudhu music program on Makkal TV telecast in India in 2013, 2014 and 2015.
- Navarathiri Nayagiyar special music program telecast on Jaya TV during the Navarathri Festival in the year 2015
Lavanya has sung songs in Hindu devotional and other-genre music albums, including:
- Sai Lavanya Lahari for Sri Sathya Sai Sadhana Trust, Prashanthinilayam, Puttaparthi.
- Karunai Deivame for Giri Trading Agency.
- Madurakali Amman for Mangalam Ganapathy Trust.
- Triveni Sangamam DVD for Giri Trading Agency.