SaReGa Music – School of Fine Arts – the place to learn Indian ‘PoP’ music, the right way! has accomplished a lot in the past 13 years. NewYork-Raja, is popularly known in the Tamil Community of the GTA as a Music Composer/Teacher who started his music school in 2001. NewYork-Raja,born in Chennai, India, then known as Gururaja Rao, has worked with many celebrities from the South Indian Film Industry for many years before he moved to America in 1993. He then moved to Canada in 2000.
NewYork-Raja, a successful music teacher of SaReGa Music, has set standards by conducting annual talent show exams, in order to develop his students’ skills in music. Every year, the students take a mandatory exam in which all performances are recorded and evaluated. Many well established musicians/artists from both India and Canada also have evaluated the best ‘talent show’ performances of the students. $2500 worth Music Scholarships & Music Instruments were awarded to 14 deserving students in the 13th Annual Celebrations held on June 28th, 2014.
SaReGa Music – School of Fine Arts has produced many outstanding student musicians in keyboard and guitar over the years. In the last 13 years we have produced 51 music graduates and 25 music composers. 11 Students performed as solo keyboard players with the legendary play back singer P. Susheela in October 2007. 6 Students performed as solo keyboard players with the celebrity singer Krish, in the 12th annual show, 5 Students performed as solo keyboard players with the celebrity singer Unni Krishnan in the 13th Annual Show in June, 2014.