Rajiv is a performing Carnatic Vocalist based in Chennai.
Hailing from a family of Musicians, Rajiv had his initial training from his mother Smt.Geetha Ramakrishnan. He then came under the tutelage of Sri.P.S.Narayanaswamy and later, Sri.V.Subrahmaniam from whom he underwent advanced training.
Rajiv gave his first concert in 2004 for Sri.Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer Golden Jubilee
Foundation and has never looked back. Over the years, he has performed for various Sabhas
such as The Music Academy Madras, Mylapore Fine Arts Club, Brahma Gana Sabha, Kartik
Fine Arts, Sri Kapali Fine Arts, Chennai Cultural Academy, Shanmukhananda Mumbai, Gayathri Fine Arts New Delhi, and many other academies. He was one of the finalists of Jaya TV’s Carnatic Music Idol 2010.
Rajiv regularly performs for many Sabhas in the Chennai December Music season. He is a “B
High” graded artist of AIR, Chennai. He is known for his creativity and aesthetically pleasing
Rajiv conducts Music classes at his residence in Padur, OMR for both beginners and
advanced level students. He also takes online classes through Skype. Rajiv has students from across the world and has trained many Carnatic Music Aspirants.
Academically, Rajiv is an Electrical and Electronics Engineer from SRM University and works for CADS Global as a Business Development Manager.