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 taught til February 2019.
Keyboard is currently taught by Guru Prakash.
Room No 02-01
Guru G. Prakash has been a Western and Carnatic Keyboard Instructor for the past 18 years. His achievements include receiving Distinctions in the 2nd and 3rd Grade exams in Keyboard from Trinity College, London and was awarded Shree Vidhwan in Classical and Western Keyboard in Grade 8 with Distinction and a Vadhya Visharadha Diploma in Mridangam, Gatam and Kanjira from the Tamilnadu Government Music College, Chennai. He has also studied under the tutelage of Guru P. Venkatsubramaniam and Guru Papanasam KR. Chandru for Carnatic Keyboard and Guru Avey Kannan and Guru Chandra Mohan for Western Keyboard. He has also had the opportunity to perform at the Tamilnadu Government Music College and at Kalaignar, Jaya and Sun TV for musical programmes. In 2015, he was awarded the Best Teacher Award as part of the Sahana Fine Arts Annual Day. His most recent award in January 2019 is Vadhiya Praveena from Sravanalaya Isai Peedam, Chennai.
Guru G. Prakash joined SIFAS as a Keyboard tutor in February 2019.