A celebrated violinist and Grade-1 composer in the employment of Akashavani Mangalore for several years, Sri T.G. Gopalakrishnan has been giving programs for many public and private functions throughout the State of Karnataka. He has also composed music for several Bhajans and songs.
Sri T.G. Gopalakrishnan was trained in vocal music under Padmashree Sri Chembai Vaidyanath Bhagavathar. Training in violin was under Padmashree T.N. Krishnan. He was conferred with the Dakshina Kannada Rajya Prashasthi for the year 2006.