Prof. Dr. T. Unnikrishnan
Prof. Dr. T. Unnikrishnan is a well known Vocalist and Internationally reputed voice trainer. He is a multifaceted personality as a Researcher, Administrator and Performer. He has done intensive study and research in Voice Modulation and developed many rare techniques to increase the quality of voice and also to eliminate various voice related problems. He has developed many rare techniques and exercises to prepare singers with increased range and a flexible voice. He is regularly invited in seminars of otolaryngology associations and ENT departments to deliver lectures on voice issues and ways for natural cure for functional voice disorders.
A large number of singers from 16 countries have received online training through his website www.voicecultureindia.com which includes professional vocalists, teachers and playback singers.
He is holding Ganabhuhanam & Sangeet Vidwan Diplomas in Vocal Music, M.A in English Literature, Clinical Psychology and Doctorate in Music. Presently he is Senior Professor, Music Faculty at Indira Kala Sangit University, Khairagarh. He has also served the University as Registrar and Vice Chancellor. He is an expert member for UGC and many Universities. He is a visiting voice expert in ITC Sangeet Reearch Academy, Kolkata for the scholars of Hindustani Music. He has also served in Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre, Indian High Commission, Mauritius as a faculty on deputation by Govt. of India. Unnikrishnan has also guided many scholars pursuing their Ph D in music, voice modulation and related topics.
He has widely travelled in India & many countries for vocal performances and workshops. He has sung for few South Indian movies. He is author of two books ‘The Singing Voice’ & ‘Institutionalized Teaching system of Carnatic Music’ and many articles. He is recipient of many awards like ‘NavarasaSangitaChakravarthy’ from Varanasi, Tagore Memorial’ award from Chattisgarh and ‘Sangeetha Bhaskara’ award from New Delhi.