Kala Kruthi School of Indian Classical Music was founded in 1994 by Smt Shobha Sekhar and is now reputedly accredited by Music Academy, Chennai.

South Indian Carnatic vocal and veena classes are conducted with a view to educating and imparting knowledge of this ancient art form to all aspiring students including the immigrant Indian population who have made Australia their ‘Home’.

Smt Shobha Sekhar is the artistic director and guru of Kala Kruthi. She is an internationally and nationally acclaimed Carnatic artiste and has given a number of concerts and lecdems in Australia and around the world. Smt Sekhar’s dedicated tutelage and training under some of Carnatic music’s greatest exponents, such as Sangitha Kalanidhi Smt DK Pattammal, Sangitha Kalanidhi Sri DK Jayaraman, Sangitha Kalanidhi Sri RK Srikantan, Sangitha Kalanidhi Sri KS Narayanaswamy, and Sangitha Kala Acharya Sri Bombay S Ramachandran, is evident in her refined musical style and technical excellence with its adherence to the traditional precepts of this venerable art form.