Renu Suresh, a versatile musician and dancer trained in western classical music (piano), had an early background in South Indian
Classical music (Veena) and Indian Classical dance (primarily Bharathanatyam ). A Masters degree (MBA) holder with 12 years of
work experience, she is currently following her passion and is a performing artist specifically in Indian Music on the piano.
She has actively participated in many dance drama productions of Temple of Fine Arts (TFA) International over the past 25 years
including several lead roles. Having being involved both in dance as well as TFA orchestral performances, has enriched her in many
dimensions of the performing arts.
To date, there are a number of music productions she has co composed with Nawaz Mirajkar in TFA Singapore: Taal Express in 2006
which was restaged in 2013 at the Esplanade Concert Hall, Water – A Musical Tribute, Damaru – Pulse of Universal Music in
2009. Damaru was successfully toured to Perth, Australia, Coimbatore, Pune and Chennai, India and Malaysia.
In 2010, she was invited by the National Arts Council to musically collaborate as a mentor and performer for the inaugural 2010
Youth Olympic Games in Singapore. In 2011, she provided solo live music accompaniment for a youth musical entitled the Crow,
Mole and the Tortoise at TFA Singapore which was restaged for a wider audience in July 2012 at the Esplanade.
Renu was selected to participate with other prominent musicians in a musical TV documentary project in India spearheaded by the
National Arts Council in 2012 which was televised in national TV over a few weeks.
Most recently in November 2014, she was commissioned by Esplanade to produce a children’s theatre story entitled Once Upon A
Peacock’s Tail as well as composing the musical score. The production involved a live musical ensemble, live painting, dance and
storytelling as part of Esplanade’s Indian Arts Festival – Kala Utsavam.
Currently, she teaches piano at the Temple of Fine Arts Singapore and is active in leading musical ensembles and youth orchestras in