Musical Journey


Perfection of the sruti, precision of the swara and coupled with clarity of diction replicates her base voice. Expressive and soulful are the persona that depict Kanaka Durga’s music, s
he has performed  over 50-75 concerts in various Sabhas in Chennai

Her Guru Shri. D K Jayaraman was a great motivating and inspiring force for kindling her interest and devotion for Music. She had the opportunity of learning various compositions from Shri. D K Jayaraman whose chaste pataantharam,formed the foundation on which she could develop her musical skills later on

Timeless krithis of Dikshitar namely Kamalamba Navavarnams, Panchalinga Kshethra Krithis, Guru Vibhakti krithis, and many more prominent krithis of many composers added to her repertoire of krithis under the DKJ style of music

Marriage had a new entwine to her musical career, she came across Smt. Ambujam Vedantham, a reputed musicologist in Tiruchirappalli. With her tutoring, she developed a vast repertoire of rare compositions of Trinity, Mysore Vasudhevachar, Muthaiyya Bhagavathar, Gopalakrishna Bharati, Muthuthandavar, Marimuthapillai, Kanaka Dasa, Achutha Dasa and other ancient Tamil composers

Later, Durga moved to Dubai and spent 9 years over there where she had an opportunity to share her music with ardent music loving expatriates

She conducted classical music classes for music enthusiasts and had a considerable student base.  Dubai music lovers, conferred her the title ‘Cultural Ambassador of Music’

 

She has always been a passionate and an ardent teacher, having established over 70 students. She is still in touch with her students and they urge her to start online coaching classes for a wide spread audience across the globe