Anuradha Sridhar is the daughter and disciple of the violin maestro Lalgudi Srimathi Brahmanandam, the reputed sister and violin duo partner of violin virtuoso Lalgudi G. Jayaraman. Groomed in a milieu that traces its roots back to the most significant Carnatic composer of all time, Saint Thyagaraja, the strains of music have been handed down in Anuradha’s family like a precious heirloom, from generation to generation. Her grandfather, Lalgudi Gopala Iyer, was an innovative teacher and a versatile musician. Her brother Shriram Brahmanandam is a versatile mridangam artist. Among the South Indian classical music aficionados of the San Francisco Bay Area, Anuradha is synonymous with purity, rigor and refinement.  As a tireless teacher, performer and ambassador for Carnatic Music, Anuradha envisioned her music school, Trinity Center for Music, a few months after she moved to the Bay Area in 1989.
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