M.V. Sheshadri Iyengar was born on 8th July 1980 in a small town
Manki near Honavar in Uttara Kannada District, Karnataka. He is son of Shri Venkatachala and Vishalakshi.
He had his early education in Tabla under a well known Tabla artiste Vidwan Shri N.S. Hegde, Hiremakki, Sheshadri continued his education in Karnatak University and passed M.A., in Tabla with first rank and received Smt. Shantadevi Malavada Shashtipoorti Sanmana Samiti Gold Medal. He also received Jayachamarajendra Wadeyar Award for standing first in M.A., general. After completing post graduate studies he has been studying Tabla under a well known Tabla artiste Pt. Raghunath Nakod, Dharwad belonging to Delhi and Farookhabad Gharanas. He is “B-High” grade artiste at All India Radio. He has given public performances at various functions in Karnataka State. At present he is working as principal of Swara Sanskara affiliated to Akhila Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya Mandala, Mumbai.
Shri Sheshadri has been teaching tabla in various music schools since 2005. He has already taught more than 100 students till today and many of his students have participated in all India competitions. Some his students have participated in tabla Jungalbandi and their performance has been greatly appreciated.
He has been a Tabla accompanist to the following well known musicians:
Pt. Chandrashekhar Puranik Mutt, Pt. Vasant Kanakapura, Pt. Balachandra Nakod,
Pt. M.P. Hegde Padigere, Pt.Shuhas Vyas Pune,Vidushi Sangita Katti, Ms. Neela Bhagwat, Mumbai, Vidhushi Poornima Bhat Kulkarni, Vidhushi Bharati Pratap and many other renowned artistes.
Shri Sheshadri has been frequently participating in various places in Karnataka State and his name is familiar to music lovers in the State