Dr Aruna Thampy
- PhD from Mysore University in Karnatic music (vocal)
- Research Topic: Traditional music of old South Travancore, an analytical study(2011- 2016). - M. A (post graduate) - Rank holder Delhi university, Miranda House.(karnatic music)India. (2010)
- Graduate in Science from,Delhi University,India. (2007)
- ALL India Radio b high grade artist - Hindustani Light classical. (Bangalore and Delhi)(2009))
- Sangeet shiromani (Certiﬁcate course) from Faculty of music,Delhi University,India(rank holder),(2008) -Scholarship holder from UGC,Indian cultural ministry and Indira gandhi scholarship for academic excellence in post graduation.
- Awarded Pravasi Pratibha award by State government (Kerala)
- Awarded Sudhaamani Puraskaaram in fond memory of Smt Sudha Gramabhavan for Excellency in the ﬁeld of kanatic music
- Awarded best Cultural co-ordinator award from Performing arts dept,Dayanand Sagar Institutions,Bangalore,India. -Awarded V – Hero awards from Vivekanand Institutions, Delhi, 2019.
- Presented a paper on "Impact of Music and yoga on the adolescent mental health and wellbeing", in World music conference, conducted by British carnatic choir, Birmingham-2020 (virtual) .
- PRINCIPAL - RAAGAALAYA SCHOOL OF MUSIC (2013 onwards) (private institutions)
- HOD - Center for performing arts(Event Management), Dayanand Sagar Institutions, Bangalore (2010 to 2013) - Teacher in charge Trikala Gurukulam (upto 2010), East Delhi.
- Part time music training and counseling for an NGO - “SMART" from 2008 to 2010.
- Composed a regional song “Chingathiruvonam” released on youtube ,in 2019.
- Composed the title track (Raagamalika) for “Varalaxmi nrityalaya”,Al khobar
- One of the contestant in most popular reality show Idea star singer 2008 aired on ASIANET channel (upto 6th round)(plz check videos on Youtube)
- Writes articles on Indian music (traditional ragas, folk compositions etc) for International music journals like Samakaalika sangeetham, Naadnartan journal of music and dance etc.