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Dr. Mini N

Professor and Head of the Department


Qualifications :   MA,MPhil,PhD in Music

Worked as Lecturer in Music at various government colleges in Kerala from June 2001. Joined Kannur University as Reader in Music in March 2007. At present working as Professor at the Department of Music, Kannur University.

B High Graded artist of AIR since 1992

Giving Vocal concerts through AIR, TV and at important music festivals for the past 30 years.

Participated in many prestigious Invited Audience programmes like Swathithirunal Music Festival, special programmes and others by AIR & DD

  • Carnatic music & performance related topics

Books Published (Single Author):

  • Knowing the composer series-Sri M P TholappiBhagavathar-(Co-author) , 2007


  1. Title : Mangad K Natesan

Journal: The contribution of Music Artists (20th Century)

Publisher : Music Department. Avinashilingam Deemed University , Coimbatore

Issue : 2005

2. Title : Divakaratanujam of Muthuswamy Deekshithar

Journal: ‘Nadamritham’ the Journal of Music (yearly research publication)

Publisher : Department of music, University of Kerala

Issue : December 2005, Vol-1; No1

3. Title : Kanchi Kamakshi

Journal: Kamukara Foundation –Souvenir 2006

Publisher : Kamukara Foundation

Issue : 2006

4. Title : Naukacharithram

Journal: Keli

Publisher : Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academy

Issue : February-May 2006, Vol No.106,107

5. Title : Jagadanandakaraka

Journal: Vijnanakairali

Publisher : Kerala Bhasha Institute

Issue : February,2006 Vol, 37; No.2

6. Title : Karunamritha sagaram of Rao Saheb Abraham Pandithar

Journal: ‘Nadamritham’ the Journal of Music (yearly research publication)

Publisher : Department of music, University of Kerala

Issue : October,2007

Vol-3; No.1

7. Title : Syama Sastri: an introduction

Journal: Devasruti (an anthology of Indian Classical Music)-(Co-author)

Publisher : Kafla Inter Continental, Chandigarh

Issue : 2010


8. Title : Navavidha bhakti kritis of Maharaja Sri Swathi Thirunal

Journal: Sangitika, Journal on Indian Music, October 2015

Publisher : Rasikapriya, New Delhi

Issue : ISSN:2348-5892

9. Title : Sasthreeya sangeethavum Chalachitra gaanangalum

Journal: Chalachitra Gaana patanangal

Publisher : Sahiti, Department of Malayalam, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit,Payyanur

Issue : October 2011

10. Title : Sangeethotsavangaliloode

Journal: Souvenir of Thureeyam Sangeethotsavam 2012

Publisher : Anandabhavanam, Pothamkandam

Issue : July 2012.

11. Title : Sruti chernnu paadumpol

Journal: Keli

Publisher : Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academy

Issue : August-September 2012-Co author

12. Title : General survey of the temples of Kerala

Journal: The immortals of Indian Music

Edited by Leela Omchery and Deepti Omchery Bhalla

Issue : Reprinted in 2012


13. Title : Therapeutical value of ‘Navagraha krities of Muthuswami Deekshitar’.

Journal: Proceedings of the International seminar on Current trends in Music therapy practices: Methodology, Techniques and Implementation.

Publisher : Dept. of Vocal Music, Faculty of performing arts, Banaras Hindu University & ICCR.

Issue : February 2012.

14. Title : “Shantamu leka Soukhyamu ledu” Thyagaraja’s understanding of human psychology.

Journal: Souvenir of the International conference on Psychology of Music and mental health.

Publisher : Bangalore University, Department of Psychology.

Issue : April 2012.

Co author


Title : “Nightingales of Kerala”

Journal: Shanmukha , A cultural Journal

Publisher : Sri Shanmukhananda Fine Arts and Sangeetha Sabha, Mumbai

Issue : July –Sept 2013

R.N. No. 27938/1975

16. Title : ‘GNB’ Ororma Kurippu

Journal: Vinjana Kairali

Publisher : Kerala Bhasha Institute

Issue : 5 March 2014


17. Title : Utsava prabandha of Maharaja


Journal: Proceeding of the National Seminar-Group Krities of difeerent Vaggeyakaras

Publisher : Sree Padmavathi Mahila Viswavidyalayam women’s University, Tirupati

Issue : March 2018