san diego, CA
is a Carnatic Musicia
(Classical music of South India) playing on the Indian Bamboo Flute
He started his music training on the violin and then went on to learn flute under Sri.Nataraja Iyer, the senior most disciple of the Indian flute wizard T.R.Mahalingam (Mali)
He also had the opportunity of learning under the flute exponent Padmasri.Dr.N.Ramani
Mridangam vidwan Thanjavur Sri.Ramdas trained him on the laya (rhythm) aspect of Carnatic music.
Radhakrishnan has won several prizes in competitions conducted by institutions in India such as Mylapore Fine Arts club, Prayojana trust etc
He has presented flute concerts in All India Radio ,extensively in U.S including New York and California
He has also accompanied several musical presentations including performing at the prestigious Lincoln Center ,New York
Radhakrishan’s style of playing is of the Gayaki bhaani (vocal music style), inspired by the subtle nuances found in the vocal tradition. With transposed fingering and unique blowing techniques he merges flutes of different frequencies/lengths to the tonic note (the adhara shadja) creating deep meditative bass to lofty piccolo sounds.