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"Gayatri Shankar may not have light in her life, but she certainly has music"

"11 year old B. Gayatri Gurunathan of Kakinada gave a scintillating music concert at the Tenali Music academy in the Sri Goverdhana Swamy Temple. Gayatri exhibited knowledge rendering Neravu in Ramapriya and Kritis in Kalyani and Hindolam. She has rich and sonorous voice" - The Indian express, 1977

The Hindu, Guntur

"Ambassador of music - Gayathri Shankar is a precocious child who has won many awards for her proficiency in music"

New Woman, 2010

"Artist with a difference - an inspiring account of how Gayatri Shankar crossed milestones despite living with physical handicap"

The Hindu, New Delhi, 2002

"A disciple arrives in her won right. Gayatri Shankar is a rare artist. Visually challenged, she continues to search for excellence"

The Hindu, 2004

"An excellent performance - Gayatri Shankar had proved her mettle by rising above her handicaps - Excellent vocal recital under the auspices of Shree Shanmughananda Sangeetha Sabha"

The Hindu, December 28, 2007

"Gayatri has a sharp voice - female version of M.K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar. Such a voice does take away some bass effect that is so required for Carnatic Music, but the artiste makes up for it with her grip over technicals, obviously, an effect of her intensive training under Lalgudi Jayaraman"

The Hindu

"Accolade for Exceptional Talent" traversing through three octaves in a voice laced with sargams taken with perfect gamakas and swara delineations"

The Hindu, Friday, October 10, 2008

"The naturally high pitched voice ebnables Gayatri Sankaran traverse even the difficult passages effortlessly"

."When President Dr. Abdul Kalam asked me to sing two lines from Thyagaraja's 'Entharo Mahanubhavulu' just after he handed over the "national Role Model Award in New delhi on World Disability Day, in decemebr 2005, I thought it was a culmination of 30 years of public singing"

"At Rashtrapathi concert in June 2007, the former President was quoted, Her recital of 'Kurai Onrum Illai', "brought tears in my eyes".

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