Music & Dance

Tamil Nadu has a rich tradition of music and dance, and there are many music and dance schools, musicians, and dancers in the state. Here are some of them:

Kalakshetra: This is one of the most well-known dance schools in Chennai and was founded by Rukmini Devi Arundale in 1936. It offers courses in Bharatanatyam, Carnatic music, and other traditional arts.

Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music: Located near Chennai, this music school offers courses in Western classical music, jazz, and Indian classical music.

A. R. Rahman's KM Music Conservatory: Founded by the legendary music composer A. R. Rahman, this music school is located in Chennai and offers courses in Western classical music, Indian classical music, and music technology.

The Temple of Fine Arts: This is a well-known dance school in Chennai that offers courses in Bharatanatyam, Kathak, and other classical dance forms.

Nrithyodaya: This dance school was founded by the legendary dancer Vazhuvoor B. Ramaiah Pillai and is located in Chennai. It offers courses in Bharatanatyam and other traditional dance forms.

Sudha Ragunathan: She is a renowned Carnatic musician and has won several awards for her contributions to music.

Alarmel Valli: She is a well-known Bharatanatyam dancer and has performed in many countries around the world.

Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman: He is a legendary mridangam player and has accompanied many of the top Carnatic musicians in India.

Sikkil Sisters: They are a renowned flute duo and have won several awards for their contributions to music.

T. M. Krishna: He is a renowned Carnatic musician and has won several awards for his contributions to music.

Directory of Music and Dance Schools, Musicians, Dancers in Tamilnadu. Music & Dance Schools, Musicians, Dancers, Cultural Centers, Dance Blogs, Carnatic Singers, Artist Associations, Instrument Musicians are listed in the site.

  • Dance Schools Directory of Dance Schools in Tamilnadu with their websites
  • Music & Musical Instruments Schools Directory of Schools teaching Music and Musical Instruments in Tamilnadu
  • Cultural Centers List of Cultural Centers & Sabhas in Tamilnadu.
  • Dancers Directory of Popular Dancers from Tamilnadu.
  • Dance Costumes & Jewellery Directory of Dance Costumes & Jewellery Dealers in Tamilnadu and Online shopping for Dance Accessories.
  • Dance Blogs List of blogs dedicated to Indian Dance Forms like Bharathanatyam, Kuchipudi etc.
  • Carnatic Singers Directory of popular Carnatic Music Singers in Tamilnadu.
  • Artist Associations List of Music & Dance Artists Associations from Tamilnadu.
  • Instrument Musicians Directory of Instrument Musicians from Tamilnadu | Violinist, Mridangist, Flutists etc.