Babu Issac- A Life in the Music

professional singer Babu Issac from Thiruvalla

“Your life’s journey will be joyful and beautiful if you can take along with you the artistic skills or creativity throughout.” says Babu Issac, a musical gem from Thiruvalla.

A man of ethereal voice and retired Chief Associate from State Bank of India, Babu Issac can express the deepest and a wide range of emotions through his singing.

With a strong passion for music, he started his musical journey in the early ’70s as a professional singer. Babu Issac sharpened his music skills under the training of Sri. Thiruvalla Gopalakrishnan, who is a well-known vocalist and violinist. 

He performed with various well-known music troops like MGM Orchestra, Madhurima, etc. across Kerala and sang in various devotional recordings. Especially he is known for his incredible work in CD recordings released like- Madhurima and Jeevante Jeevan, etc. As a trainer and judge, he was part of so many cultural competitions in Kerala.

A District Secretary of Zilla Kendra Kala Samithi (Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi), Joint Secretary of SBI Pensioner’s Association Pathanamthitta District, District President of SBI Contract and Casual Labourers Union and former District President of National Confederation of Bank Employees (NCBE), Babu Issac honoured by Balikamatom Higher Secondary School, Thiruvalla for his outstanding musical talent. 

Babu Issac is an evergreen singer who has a mellifluous voice that power to fuel all kinds of emotions into every song he sings. He is a member of Thiruvithamkur Kala Sahithya Vedi, Nammude Thiruvalla Charitable Trust, and Cultural Committee of YMCA.

‘Blue Stars’ Orchestra

Babu Issac formed the ‘Blue Stars’ Orchestra in 1997 with a group of talented artists. The first show ‘Musical Extravaganza’ was splendid by the special performances of playback singer Pradip Somasundaran who won the ‘Lata Mangeshkar Trophy‘ for the best male singer in India’s first TV reality show ‘Meri Awaz Suno’ in 1996.

‘Blue Stars’ Orchestra successfully conducted many crowd-puller mega-events including Ganamela, Wedding Choir, Reception & Club programs, etc. all over Kerala offering special performances by TV and Film celebrity singers.

Biju Memorial School of Music and Dance

Babu Issac is the Founder and Director of ‘Biju Memorial School of Music and Dance’ a prestigious institution in the field of music and dance recognized by the Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Akademi, it is one of the first institutions to get the Akademi recognition in Central Travancore.

The school is founded in 1999 to retain the memories of his younger brother ‘Kurisummoottil Biju Easo Issac’ who was a talented professional Drummer and well-known name in the art and culture field. He was the guiding light for Babu Issac to become a professional singer.  

Music director and playback singer, Sri. M.G. Radhakrishnan inaugurated the school with one goal to identify the young talents and provide quality music education for those who are passionate about music.

A model institution in the heart of Thiruvalla town which earned an unmatchable recognition on the cultural map of Kerala offers the following certificate courses under the supervision of highly qualified, experienced, and renowned faculties from the music field.

Vocal- CarnaticCongo Drums
Violin- CarnaticBharatanatyam
Violin- WesternMohiniyattam
TablaWestern Dance
FluteContemporary Dance
MridangamFreestyle Dance
Drawing and PaintingZumba Dance
DrumsHip-hop Dance

There are special classes for NRI students and focused training for various competitions in the school and college level. 

To know more about the school please visit the Facebook page- or the Official website-


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