Vidwan Anuru Ananthakrishna Sharma

He has participated in several music programmes with national and international artistes and won their appreciation. He has provided instrumental accompaniment to many senior and junior artists of South India.He has given Jugalbandhi programmes with eminent Hindustani musicians.He is also accomplished in the fields of light music, film music and folk songs. He has many interested students coming from America, Europe, U.K yearning to learn music from an acclaimed musical teacher like him. He has been guiding many upcoming artists. He has been a recipient of many awards and accolades like Layakalaa Pratibhamani, Naadalaya Samrat, Gaana Kalaashree, Karnataka Kalaashree and others. He served as the President of Karnataka Government Music and Dance Academy, as Executive Board Member of Kalakshetra, Chennai and as a working Committee Member of Shree Krishna Musical Sabha, Bengaluru Gayana Samaja. He has served as the court musician of Sringeri ShankaraMatha, Kanchi ShankaraMatha, Shree DattaPeetha, Mysore