Seshulatha Kosuru

Seshulatha Kosuru

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Dr. Seshulatha Kosuru is a leading Carnatic singer from Andhra Pradesh. She has tuned and released many Carnatic and devotional albums and has also tuned many dance ballets. She has received numerous awards and titles from various organizations. She holds a Ph.D. in music from Potti Sriramulu Telugu University, Hyderabad. She is a Recipient of ‘Outstanding Young Talented Person Award’ at the District and State level from Jaycees Club (1987), Dwaram Venkataswami Naidu and Smt. Ivaturi Bala Swaraswati Devi Memorial Cash prizes for standing first in BA Music (1984) and Rukmini Jagannathan Puraskar for standing First in Sangeet Alankar from Akhil Bharateeya Gandharve Vidyalaya Mandal Maharashtra (1998).


Kosuru got initial training in carnatic music from her mother, followed by Sri Chodavarapu Subba Rao, Sri Desapathi Raju and Sri Sistu Prabhakara Krishna Murthy Sastry. For advanced learning, she joined Kalapeetham, Tirupati during 1980-81 under the guidance of Sri Balantrapu Rajanikantha Rao and a few more talented vocalists. She has received vocal training from numerous vocalists and currently she is learning Sri Nedunuri Krishnamurthy.


She took a Ph.D. in music from Potti Sriramulu Telugu University, Hyderabad. She got Ph.D for her thesis titled - The Rare Janya Ragas having Single Composition of Musical Trinity with Special Reference to Tyagaraja. MA in Music from Padmavathi Mahila University, Tirupathi, an MA in Telugu literature from Osmania University and BA in music from Andhra University are her other education qualifications. She got scholarship from Sangeet Academy of Andhra Pradesh Government during 1981-1988 and thus got advanced training from Late Sri Voleti Venkateswarulu.


She is a graded artist of Hyderabad radio station in both classical and light music. She has delivered her performances in television channels and has also served as a judge for numerous reality singing shows. She is a lecturer of Department of Music, Telugu University since 1989.

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Updated: February 25, 2014


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