Meet Our Judges
M.F.A. Degree (Master of Fine Arts)– Carnatic Music Vocal, Bharathidasan University, Trichy; Received Gold medal for music from Dr M Balamurali Krishna. He has 32 years vocal music teaching experience and worked at Kendriya vidyalaya (Central school) as a music teacher for 26 years. He received Asthana Vidwan title from Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Mutt. He has worked with Mr RK Sundar music director, Sound engineer, for many projects & composed tunes for SPB Sir. He has trained many in India & abroad for Super singer and other competitions. He got opportunities to judge & encourage many singers who participated in competitions. He has Composed tunes for music albums & many patriotic, folk songs in different languages.
BhanuRekha Music Teacher / Professional Singer
BhanuRekha, is the grand daughter of late Shri Palakkad Ramabhagavathar. She has been singing on stage from 1993, started her career, singing for Sadhagaparavaigal orchestra, for playback singer MSRajeswari ma'am's orchestra, BVRamanan's orchestra, Vijay melodies, Friends, Geethanjali , MounaRagam, & many bands & for corporate events as a part of Ganeshs Shri events, Rainbow events, etc till now.
She has had the opportunity to share the same stage with great legends like MSRajeswari , Jikki, JamunaRani, LREaswari & Sujatha mam's and awarded shield by MSV sir 22 yrs back. She has been abroad and organised many singing events abroad - Lagos, Abuja, Ivory Coast, Tanzania from 1998 to 2012. Has a music school named Sruthilaya. Her students have sung recently in a film and short films too. Shes a member of pioneer music gym too. Has sung in Doordarshan, Captain tv and did some recordings too. Now, she is organising events for isai24x7 and teaching carnatic music & bhajans.
Damodar Narayanan, Music composer/ Music Review journalist
Damodar Narayanan is a Keyboard & Mridangam artiste and Music composer in Malayalam, Tamil and Kannada languages for independent albums, singles, music videos, jingles and advertisement. He has released albums in Malayalam for Satyam audios Meghamalhar, Madhuram. He is a also a Music Review journalist for The Hindu.
Nivedha, Playback singer/ Voice over Artist
Nivedha is a Playback singer. She is a daughter of famous playback singer and voice trainer Nirmala. She has 'N' number of advertisements. She also dubbing for a lot of movies, Voice over for advertisements. She also sung songs for disney in dual language - Tamil and Telugu. Her debut song in Tamil movie is Vaagai Soodava - Aana aavanna- Music by Ghibran. She also sung Maharanikottai, music by UK Murali She is also Voice over for the second heroine in the movie 'Sembattai'.
Harikrishnan, Music composer / Violinist
Harikrishnan Music composer, Violinist, Programmer,Sound engineer, DJ. He is also Composed music for few movies. He is also conducting music classes.
Raj Naidu, Singer / Voice trainer
His journey began as a self-taught musician, composer and lyricist during college days, where he started playing with some prominent music bands in live shows. Despite hogging some on-stage lime light over competitions and winning trophies, it was his deep-seated desire to sing someday, that led him on a hot pursuit to find out how one can acquire and enhance singing skills, even if they are not gifted with a natural talent.
Through many years of research, and upon being guided by several gurus and mentors, Vocal Yoga - his breakthrough voice training module was born. It’s a comprehensive, ingenuous yet effective workout program for singers of all skillsets. Students of Vocal Yoga also get to move on to VoYoGe, which is an innovative training module that includes advanced tailor-made, singing techniques for budding singers. Apart from being an active Smule singer, he is also been working with several musicians / groups as a trainer, mentor and critic. A Civil Engineer by profession, Raj Naidu is the director of Skytech Group, an Architectural & Engineering enterprise with operations both in UAE and India. He lives in Dubai and is an avid fanatic of music in all its forms.