Wesleyan portrait of B.  Balasubrahmaniyan

B. Balasubrahmaniyan

Adjunct Associate Professor of Music

Music Studios, 313

Adjunct Associate Professor, Global South Asian Studies


BA University of Madras
MA University of Madras
MPHIL University of Madras
PHD University of Madras

B. Balasubrahmaniyan

B. Balasubrahmaniyan, also known as Balu, is a South Indian Karnatak vocalist and an educator. His research interest focuses on the theoretical and melodic aspects of ancient, medieval, and modern Tamil music. Besides his attention to South Indian classical traditions, he is also interested in North Indian classical, film, and folk music genres in India and the Indian diaspora across the globe.

Academic Affiliations

Office Hours

Thursday 10:30 am - 11:30 am by appointment


Fall 2024
MUSC 110 - 01
Intro to South Indian Music

MUSC 430 - 01
South Indian Voice--Beginning