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PAKKAMELAM-The Music Band is the first ever Band from our country to feature an 'all- ethnic' orchestra which will stir the musical notes to create an everlasting vibe in the hearts of the listeners. A new dimension of Sound, connecting to the roots of our own instruments and rich music in a contemporary fashion, is the goal of this set of immensely talented music professionals.

'Pakkamelam' as the name suggests will be an ensemble of all Indian melodious and percussive instruments such as the Nadaswaram, Veena, Violin, Tavil, Ghatom, Mridangam and Maddhalam. These will also be ably supported by the Keyboards and Drums. Under the musical baton of the well trained, extensively travelled and renowned playback singer Syamprasad, Pakkamelam ensures to enthrall the Indian and International audiences alike finding a way to touch every music listener's soul.

members


Vocalist

Syamprasad.p.u

sung for 8 malayalam movies and 2 tamil movie the music directors are steefan devassy, alex poal, viswajith. The movies are Duplicate, my big father, chaverpada, seniors, teens, kQ, velakkariyayirunnalum neeyen mohavalli, Neerali, kaandarvan and Shoolam. Also I am one of lead vocalists of international pianist Stephen devassy's band - the band "SOLID".

Drummer

joseph ben

son of M.R. manuel and elizabeth manuel.i have been practicing drums for past 20 years.my tutors are david joseph ,john ,aswin sivdas and mathew.i won 1 st place for percussion during 2000 and 2001 inter poly competitions..i have been performing for last 15 years in kerala and other states

Thavil

Anu Venugopal

Son of Thavil Vidvan Sri V. G Venugopal and Mrs SanthiVenugopal. Iam 7 years old and i havebeen study practicing Thavil for the 20 Years in the discipline of my Father Venugopal. As of now The Central Government Scholarship has been Awarded To Delhi. I have accompaning Thavil with many Great Musicians.

Violin

Sidhivinayak V. S

Sidhivinayak V. S son of Sri. Sasidharan V. K and Mrs. Kumari Sasidharan. I have been study practicing violin for the 22 years in the deciple of my uncle Sri.Thiruvizha Shivanandan and sri cherai Sunil Bhasker. After the school education , B.A violin, M.A violin Graduated with top scorrer from M.G University RLV music college Tripunithura. I have accompaning violin with many great musicians .

Mridangam

Kalainath

started learning the percussion instrument Mridangam at the age of 3 under the guidance of his guru Sri.Sunil.S.Panikkar. Later, he did his higher studies under the musician Sri.B.Harikumar. Kalai has accompanied many leading artists in concerts including Sankaran Namboodiri, Mandolin UP Raju, Sreevalsan J Menon, Flute Amit Nadik.

Ghatom

Harikrishnanchettiar

Harikrishnanchettiar son of krishnankutty chettiar and Thankammal.l studied ghatom started in age of 12 years old.after the school education BAmusic,MA music Graduated from M.G.university RLV music college Tripunithura. I had received the Fellow ship provided the Kerala government for the year 2017 named The Vajrajubilee Fellowship by Kerala goverment.

Keyboard

Vivek omanakuttan

son of sri T.S Omanakuttan and mrs. Asha Omanakuttan. I have been study practicing keyboard for 8 years in the diciple of chords accademy and now perfectcpitch accademy. After the school education. I have completed my BA Music from RLV Collage ,M G University. I have accompaning keyboard with many great musicians in kerala and out of india and still staged many programs.

Maddalam

SAJEESH.V.P

son of Vaduthala Purushothaman Nair and Savithri Purushothaman. I was born on 28th May 1985. From the childhood I have been practicing Maddalam in the discipline of Kalamandalam Narayanan Nair , Nelluvay Sasi,and Kalamandalam Prakasan .As a Maddalam artist made my 'Arangettam' in fifteenth age. After the school education ,I did my graduation in B.A Maddalam and passed out in 2010.

Veena

Dharma Theerthan

Dharma Theerthan post graduated as MA on Veena from RLV College Trippunithura. Got a Fellowship from Kerala Government Also a recording artist of the South Indian film industry. Disciple of Ustaad faiyaz Khan, Chandrasekhar bajiger & Nikhil Bhagath (Tabla)
Gurus : Devi vasudevan, Susheela CJ, R Rajalakshmi, LS Sheelavathi & Baiju N Rajeeth (Veena)

Nadaswaram

Akhil Krishna