SIFAS introduced Keyboard in the year 2007 when Guru Gomathi Nayagam joined in January 2007. He was trained in Carnatic vocal as well as Keyboard. It soon became a very popular discipline. He was followed by Guru Sivaraj who joined SIFAS in January 2010 and has been teaching since.
Keyboard is currently taught by Guru Sivaraj
Dr. K. Sivaraj
Room No 02-01
Guru Dr. K. Sivaraj who hails from Pondicherry, holds a PhD from Thanjavur University in Tamil film music research about Maestro “Isaignani” Illayaraja and a First Class M.Phil in music from Thanjavur University. He also has a Master’s degree in Classical Music (flute) and a Bachelor’s degree (flute) from Annamalai University. A versatile musician, he is an accomplished western and classical keyboard player and has composed and published a number of devotional albums. He learnt music from Guru Nagerkoil Dr.N.Girish Kumar Aasthana Vidwan of Kanchi Kamakoti Peedam and later came under the tutelage of Guru J Martin Francis and Guru David Periya Nayagam (Western Keyboard).
Dr. K. Sivaraj joined SIFAS as a Keyboard and Vocal tutor in January 2010.