Krutika Muralidharan (Kru), born on 3rd January in Delhi, India, has had an eminent and renowned career in music. She currently teaches contemporary vocals at Bentley Music Academy, Malaysia – where she is also one of the few people, conducting the BMA Youth Chamber Choir. Krutika was a musical prodigy who had inherited the proficiency of her family in the field of music. At the Young age of 4, she had been accustomed to western music. While being taught the genre of ‘the light classic,’ by her grandmother, who also had expertise in this field, she received considerations throughout the country from music teachers for her proficiency. At the young age of 17, when commonly teenagers lack the skill of approach, she had begun to perform professionally with the biggest band of India, ‘Euphoria’, as a vocalist and a guitarist.
Even after being profoundly acknowledged by the country, she mentioned in one of the interviews that her biggest idol and influence were her high school music teachers, Ms. Tracy Fernandes & Mr. Stephen Brown. Some of her music achievements incorporate a Certificate of foundation in Music and a Certificate in Music of Higher Education in Voice Performance, from Middlesex University, UK. which was accomplished by the KM Music Conservatory located in Chennai, under the leadership of an Oscar-winning composer, and also a worldly renowned musician, Dr. A.R. Rahman. She was rewarded with ‘The Best student’ reward for the year 2011-2012. In 2013, after being taught by Hratsjuhi Aramian, a prominent music teacher, Krutika came to India. She taught music to students of contrasting age groups and carried out numerous stage performances.
After which, she shifted to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in 2014, and joined Bentley Music academy. After a decade of teaching experience in Music, Krutika recently procured a Diploma in Performance (Vocals) from Rockschool UK, with Distinction. In her articles, she mentioned that one of her considerable interests since childhood had been to ameliorate her aural skills, and her capability to sing harmonies to a melody. It eventually became the reason why she caught an eye for singing, ‘a Cappella’. Later on, she joined The Vochale Project (an all-women Cappella ensemble in KL). By Aryan Basantani.