Umamahesh Iyer - Started learning violin at the age of 5 from Palai Balakrishna Pillai who was an eminant violinist and was known for his unique Style. Umamahesh completed his Arangetam at the age of 9 and later he continued his lessons from Shri. Needumangad Sivanandan , Chertalai , Kerala and Prof. R Thyagarajan of Swathi Thirunal Music college Thiruvanandapuram Kerala.
Umamahesh Iyer has won several prizes in state level youth festivals and Kerala Sangeetha Nataka academy competitions.
Umamahesh Iyer is a Software Engineer /IT Professional and employed in a reputed IT company in a senior management position and Currently lives in Plano TX USA.He has been supporting upcoming artists with his able accompaniment in DFW area events and now on online events. He has also accompanied visiting artistes. His passion and dedication to Carnatic music has kept him going despite a hectic IT career. and tries to uphold the values imbibed from his gurus. He has organized many music programs in DFW area.
Currently Umamahesh Iyer is undertaking advance lessons from Smt Vaikam Padma Krishnan and consultation lessons from Shri. TKV Ramanjuacharlu.