Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi – As a Guru
Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi is an exemplary guru, besides being in the forefront of the professional performing league of artistes in Carnatic Music the world over.
She has taken upon herself the arduous yet devoted mission of passing on the intricacies of the illustrious Lalgudi bani to future generations of young musicians. She imparts one-to-one vocal and violin lessons to young and aspiring students from India and other countries of the world, who are dedicated to the cause of pursuing Carnatic music at an advanced level. Being an extremely quality-conscious guru, sensitive to detail, she mentors only a limited number of hard-working students at any given time. Some of her students have already had their arangetrams, and are currently performing full-fledged stage concerts. Others have made a mark in various esteemed organizations world over, winning competitions at multiple levels and categories.
Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi, fondly known as Viji aunty to her students, shares an affectionate connection with all of her disciples, while helping them navigate their intense musical journeys.
With her musical lineage, expertise and experience in the field of Carnatic music as a violinist, vocalist and composer, Vijayalakshmi is a much sought after speaker on various music forums. Audiences around the world eagerly look forward to her informative, insightful and interesting lec-dems and workshops as much as her concerts. With these interactive sessions, she carries forward her mission of passing on the compositions of her guru and father, Sri. Lalgudi G. Jayaraman, to musicians, students and enthusiasts all over the world. She also imparts expert advice and guidance on practising and applying manodharma techniques in advanced vocal and instrumental music.