Smt. Mathangi Satyamoorthy has inherited her flair of music from her mother Santha Subramoniam, which was later refurbished by the stringent training she got during her childhood days at Tiruvanaikoil ( Tamil Nadu), from Sri K.S Subramoniam, of the Chembai fold. An ardent devotee of Lord Ganesh, she spend her leisurely hours in teaching young aspirants of the carnatic music in the traditional style. For Carnatic music to her is tantamount to worship of the Almighty. Mathangi took her B.A Degree in English literature. She is an ‘A’ Grade AIR Trivandrum.
Mathangi satyamoorthy, the veteran musician is a strict follower of the traditional style of Carnatic music, at the same time she is an innovator as well.She had her training in carnatic music under Sri K.S. Subramoniam of the Chembai family of Tiruvanaicoil for long 10 years.
Mathangi Satyamoorthy has to her credit a number of carnatic music concerts at prestigious locations all over the nation. Concerts performed by Mathangi Satyamoorthy includes those at Gayatri Fine Arts,Delhi; Shanmugananda Hall, N.C.P.A.; Bharatiya Arts & Fine Arts Society, Mumbai; Poona Sangeeta Sabha, Poona; Sangeeta Parishad, Mangalore and Saraswati Gana Sabha, Bangalore . She has also performed at almost all the major temples in the states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu.Mathangi Satyamoorthy has also held concerts for All India Radio, Doordarshan, Asianet, Surya TV and Kairali T.V. as well as at coveted programmmes held at Thiruvananthapuram.
The most important factor that anyone would notice in her concert is her mastery over laya which is very much evident in her swara prastharas.