Vaduvur S N R Krishnamoorthy born in 1952 in Vaduvur Tiruvarur district, Krishnamoorthy belonged to a great tradition of famous nadaswara vidwans. He underwent rigorous training in nadaswaram from his father Vaduvur Ramayapillai. He was later taught by the Kottur K S Sowminathan Pillai, Kottur N Rajarathinam pillai, Tiruvangadu R Jayaraman and Aovur T Ramanungam pillai. His association with the great percussionist Kottur N Rajarathinam pillai helped to improve his stature as a musician.
Performed in famous Thavil:
Tricherrai Muthukumarsami Pillai, Yalpanam Kanesha Pillai, Haridwarmangalam A K Palanivel, Tiruvaluputhur T A Kaliyamoorthi, Tanjavoor R Govindarajan and Vedarniyam T G balu,Manargudi Vasu, Tirupankur Muthukumarasami
In 2002, South Indian Music Lecture Programme, Wesleyan University USA
In 2003, Traditional programme, Strilanka
In 2004, The World Tamil Music Vizha, Canada.
In 2005, Traditional programme, Singapore.