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Musical Background:

Savita Narasimhan, born on 15th of February 1974, to a family of musical connoisseurs, began Carnatica Music from Sri. Shankara Sharma. She has also had the privilege of training under Smt. Rama Ravi and Sri. A. S. Raghavan. She is currently training under Sri. Chitravina Ravikiran.

Savita, who has won a number of prizes in various music competitions, has since graduated to being a full time concert artiste.
She has performed in many leading events such as the Annual Festival at Narada Gana Sabha (December 1997), Hanumad Jayanthi Festival, Nanganallur (December 1995, 1997). In January 1998, Savita was invited by the Indian Cultural Centre of Berlin to render a Carnatic Classical Concert that was broadcast by the Westdeutsche Rundfunk, the West German Radio, Cologne.

Savita has also been featured in concerts with Alarmel Valli, the noted danseuse, at many prestigious venues such as Theatre De La Ville, Paris (May 1997), The Music Academy, Chennai (August 1997), Vienna International Festival, Austria (August 1998) and the Festival of Normandy, France (October 1998). She has also had the distinction of performing for Prince Charles at the Royal Albert Hall, London (July 1997), for the Queen and King of Norway in the Bergen International Festival (May 1997) and for Prince Charles at the Albert Hall, London (July 1997) with Valli.

Savita is a member of Chitravina Ravikiran's ensemble "Vintage Virtuosos", that aims at perfecting and projecting masterpieces of the great composers of Carnatic Music. She also participated in the Indo - Canadian music - dance production "Cosmos" directed by Chitravina Ravikiran and Timothy Sullivan, a composer from Toronto.

Savita was among the artistes selected to sing for the first VCD on Carnatic Music education "Nadopasana" released by carnatica.com.

A recipient of the scholarship for Carnatic Classical Music instituted by the Department of Culture, Savita is also a graded artiste of radio and television. She is on the teaching faculty at the School of Fine Arts established by Hamsadhwani, Chennai, in 1999.

Savita holds a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from the University of Delhi and Master's in English Literature from the Annamalai University.