Amrit N was born in 1977. His father Shri. Basavanagudi Sri.G.Nataraj is a Violinist. His Gurus were Vidwan Sri M.Vasudeva Rao, Vidwan Sri A.V.Anand and Late. Vidwan Sri G.Harishankar (Chennai). He started learning Mridangam under the tutelage of Vidwan Sri M.Vasudeva Rao in 1983 at the age of five.
He is currently pursuing Mridangam Training under Vidwan Sri A.V. Anand. He had Khanjira training under "Khanjira Maestro" Late. Vidwan Sri G.Harishankar at Chennai. He also learnt violin under his father Vidwan Basavanagudi Sri G. Nataraj.
Amrit Started performing since 1986 and has been accompanying all senior musicians of the country. An ‘A’ Grade artist in AIR for Khanjira and ‘B – High’ Grade in AIR for Mridangam, Amrit has given performances in AIR and Doordarshan and also featured in many National Level Festivals, Percussion Ensembles, Lecture Demonstrations, Fusion Concerts, AudioCassettes and CDs.
He started learning the mridangam under M. Vasudeva Rao from the age of five. He laid a strong foundation of rhythm in him.
Awards & Titles
• Awarded with the “ARYABHATA YOUTH AWARD” in the year 1990
• Awarded as “KHANJIRA PRAVEENA”
• Awarded with the “ANANYA YUVA PURASKARA”, annual youth award for the year 2003