About our Founder

Born into a family of musicians, his formal training in Carnatic vocals and mridangam started at the tender age of 5. He continued his training under the tutelage of renowned Mridangam Maestro Guru Karaikudi Mani. In addition to this, He qualified MA in Rhythmology and MPhil in Music from Madras University. Apart from performing on stage since 1997, he is currently part of various albums as a percussionist. As a trained rhythmist and percussionist, he established himself as a composer to create a unique ensemble of melody and percussion under the classical and western genres.

Rhythmist and Percussionist:
Mridangam, Kanjira, djembe and other percussion instruments

Sooreya Kanakaratnam

Founder, Beatz Music and Entertainments