Raksha Rao

Musician / Vocalist

Raksha Rao is a Carnatic vocalist who has been learning and performing Carnatic Classical vocal music for the past 15 years. She has given many concerts to large audiences both in India and in the US under the able guidance of her guru Shri Tirumale Srinivas (Chami sir). Raksha has released 4 albums and has lent her voice to several devotional music albums such as "Chants for Children" , "Ide Sumano Vanim", "Anarghya" and many more. Though trained in Carnatic Classical music, she is a keen proponent and ardent lover of Kannada devaranama (or devotional music), and has sung various rare devaranamas, exquisitely set to beautiful ragas by her guru Shri Tirumale Srinivas. She has performed with renowned artists, including the exemplary UK-based violinist Jyotsna Srikanth in the hit TV series "Just Sangeetha". Check out more for clips from her performances. Under the able guidance of her guru, she is now leading a music school Mahati Nada Kendra, with an aim to train and spread Kannada dasa sahitya in Southern California and beyond.

Carnatic classical vocal concert at Shri Venkata Krishna Kshetra temple at Tempe, AZ on the occasion of Navaratri

October 8, 2016

Raksha singing at ISKCON, Los Angeles at the occasion of Janmashtami

September 5, 2015

Raksha singing at the Krishna Brindavana temple in Thousand Oaks, CA on the occasion of the temple inauguration.

June 28, 2015

Livermore Concert 2013

Videos : 8

Shri Puttige Mutt, Woodland Hills, CA had organized Shri Raghavendra Swami Aradhana Mahotsava where Raksha Rao gave her first performance in the USA.

Bangalore June 24th 2012 Concert