As a highly respected pianist, and a national award recipient in 2010 for Creative and Experimental Music, Anil Srinivasan's contributions in music have already been noted.
As an Educator, he is the Founder of "Rhapsody - Education Through Music", a venture that has pioneered the idea of academic concept learning using music as a tool, in schools. This acclaimed syllabus, with 460 lesson plans that are age graded, curriculum aligned and consisting of both musical exercises and applications also deals with musical training and expertise in addition to concept maps.
Anil's outreach through Rhapsody now consists of some of the most prestigious schools in Southern India, and has 120 full-time trainers. He is a regular speaker at conferences, a columnist with The Hindu and the New Indian Express on music and the brain, and with an M Phil from Columbia University specializing in cognitive neuroscience, a respected expert resource on child development for various organizations. He was recently awarded the "Educator Extraordinaire" citation from Rotary International, the Aspen Global Fellowship for social change, and the Ken Hobbs Citation for Social Responsibility.
Anil is also an Associate Professor of Practice at KREA University, dealing with Art Science and cross-disciplinary ideas in education.