About Bhavana Pradyumna
Bhavana Pradyumna is an accomplished Carnatic Musician and a Bharata Natyam Dancer. Having a Masters degree in Carnatic Music from the University of Madras, she had her initial training under the guidance of her mother Vidushi Padmamalini Raghunandan and Vidwan Anoor Anantha Krishna Sharma. She was also blessed to learn advanced lessons from Chitravina Narasimhan, Chitravina Ravikiran, and Ghatam Karthick. She has rendered many concerts in the last 14 years in India, USA and Europe, being an All India Radio artist, entitled 'Ramanuja Paaduka Sevaka' for her contribution in the field of Carnatic Music. Bhavana also provides Vocal support to Bharata Natyam, Kuchipudi and Mohiniyattam Arangetrams and programs.
Bhavana is one of the co-founders of ®Kalavardhini, an institution of Fine Arts in India, having worked as an Artist Affiliate at Emory University (USA), at the Kalaivani Dance and Music Academy, Atlanta (USA) with Guru Padmaja Kelam teaching Bharata Natyam and Carnatic Music.
She resides currently in Paris, France, where she founded the 'Carnatic Conservatory of Paris', which supports and focuses on spreading, collaborating and promoting Carnatic Music and Dance.