Sri N.S.Saminathan B.Com
Educational Qualification : B.Com
Designation : Principal (IC)
Saminathan Born as first son of Pulavar N.S Sundararaman, Tamil Isai exponent, on 4
June 1965. Started his music training under his grandfather Sri Sreenivasa Pillai, in the
way of learning Tevaram and Thiruppukazh. Since his 5
age, He started learning violin
under Veteran Shankara narayana Iyer, the disciple of Harikesanallur Muthiyya
Bhagavathar and Appavu Bhagavathar. At the same time He finished a five year "Paata
saalai" course, conducted by Madurai Meenakshi temple for Tevara Isai taught by Pon
In the year 1985, He was selected as "best performing artist" by Tamilnadu Iyal Isai
Naataka Manram and under their sponsoring He gave concerts in four venues.
In the year 1986, He was selected by the Human resource Dept, Govt of India for higher
learning in Violin under the same Guru.
Sri Saminathan secured his graduation B.Com in the year 1985. He was
appointed as a lecturer in Violin in the year 1986. In the
same year Sri Saminathan started learning Nadaswaram under sri Ramu pillai of
Meenakshi temple and later took training under Padmasri M.P.N.Sethuraman.
Since then He started his Concert career in both Violin and Nadaswaram.
In the year 1989, Sri Saminathan performed on nadaswaram before the Reputed Prime
Minister Sri Rajiv Gandhi during the Science Congress held in madurai Kamaraj
University representing our institution. From 1987 He served as residential tutor for
Vocal (Tevaram) , Violin, Flute, and Nadaswaram for University of Wisconsin and
University of Columbia of USA.
In January 2000, He was awarded "Atheena Nadaswara Vidwan" by Thiruvavaduthurai
Atheenam. Till date he is serving as a Sangeetha vidwan for that Mutt. He is also giving
guidelines for the National and International researchers regarding the information of
South Indian temple ritual Music.
He has released many CDs and VCDs on distance educations, easy learning Violin and
Raga bhaava, for easy learning the raga alapana for budding violinists and "Keerthana
Sagara" consisting of many compositions of various compositions.