Veena D. Srinivas Top Grade Veena Artiste
The first & the only Veena Artiste from Andhra Pradesh to represent India at UNITED NATIONS in showcasing Indian Cultural Heritage & the recipient of prestigious Ugadi Visishta Puraskaram from Govt.of Andhra Pradesh for the year 2011-12 and also the recipient of The BEST VAINIKA award from the Prestigious Madras Music Academy 2011.
D. Srinivas, an Top Grade Veena Artist, began his career as a child prodigy. He was born in a family of musicians at Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh in the year 1968. His mother Smt. D. L. Tulasi, a popular Veena guru, having identified his taste and talent in Veena, initiated and encouraged him to pursue and master the art.
Srinivas gave his maiden concert at the age of 9 for All India Radio, Hyderabad.
Vidwan Sri N.S. Srinivasan a desciple of flute maestro late Sri T.R. Mahalingam, was the master architect to introduce him as an artiste with laudable individual traits.
Srinivas was the scholarship holder from Andhra Pradesh Sangeeta Natak Academy for 6 years. He was also the first prize winner of All India Radio Music Competitions in the year 1989. Empanelled artiste of Indian Council for Cultural Relations (I.C.C.R)
Blessed with a Golden Rudraksha mala embedded with Navaratnas by his holiness Pujya Sri Sri Sri Ganapathi Satchidananda Swamiji.