SaReGa Music – School of Fine Arts – a place to learn the Indian ‘PoP’ music, the right way! has accomplished a lot in the past 10 years. NewYork-Raja, as he is popularly known in the Tamil Community in the GTA is a Music Composer/Teacher who started this music school in 2001. NewYork-Raja, born in Chennai, India originally 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.
New York-Raja, as a successful music teacher of SaReGa Music has set standards by conducting annual talent show exams, in order to develop the skills in music among the students. Every year, the students take the talent show exams which are recorded and then evaluated. Many popular musicians/artists from India and Canada have also judged the students’ best performances. All the students perform in the annual talent show usually held in the last weekend of June every year.
SaReGa Music – School of Fine Arts has produced many students as good musicians with excellent playing skills in keyboards and guitar. In the last 10 years we’ve produced 37 music graduates and 20 music composers. 11 Students have performed as ‘solo keyboard players’ with the ‘legendary’ popular play back singer P. Susheela in the year 2007.
SaReGa Music – School of Fine Arts has produced and released the first music CD album titled ‘Love Music’, composed by 8 Student Music Composers, sung by film playback singers Krish, Chinmayi and the Super Singer Juniors in the 8th annual celebrations in June 2009.
The students of SaReGa Music – School of Fine Arts celebrated the 10th annual celebrations on June 25, 2011 with the film play back singer/music composer Devan and many popular singers of toronto. NewYork-Raja introduced 10 budding music composers as young as 12 years and up sung by popular singers of Toronto and released the second music CD titled ‘Jillunnu Oru Isai’ – Cool Music.