Fiddling Monk
T. S. Rajagopalan
Guru · Father · Writer

Kumaresh"s first Guru is his father Shri. T.S. Rajagopalan.

Hailing from a musical family, Shri Rajagopalan, learnt violin from his brother Shri TS. Harihara Iyer and Shri T. Narayanaswamy Iyer (father of the legendary TN Krishnan Sir, and Smt TN Rajam).

He has accompanied almost all the legendary vidwans of yesteryears from Sri Papanasam Sivan, Sri MDR., Sri KV Narayanaswamy, Shri Balamurali, Sri SKR, Sri TRS and many more...

He has won the best violinist award from the Music Academy in the sub senior category.

He has trained many students in to the art of playing the Indian Violin.

His passion to give back to the art form prompted him to write 3 books on Music —

Easy ways to enjoy Karnatik Music
Easy ways to play the Violin
Easy ways to Understand Talam

He is a retired executive officer from United India Insurance company.