Roopa Mahadevan

Roopa Mahadevan

Roopa Mahadevan is an NYC based, classical vocalist, crossover artist and dancer. She is grounded in the South Indian classical (Carnatic) tradition and also performs from a mix of genres. She is one of the leading American-born South Asian performers of Carnatic music in the diaspora – having performed in numerous venues which include: Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Hollywood Bowl and the UN. Her group, Roopa In Flux, is an ensemble, which plays improvised music: Jazz/R&B Soul. Roopa also directs the versatile Carnatic choir, Navatman Music Collective; and performs with the Brooklyn Raga Massive and Women’s Raga Massive. She is also a soloist on several albums, including “Calling All Dawns” which won the 2011 Grammy for Best Crossover Classical Album. Mahadevan most recent release is a Carnatic album called, ‘Roopa in Six Yards’.

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