Dr. Karthick, as an expert entertainer has enthralled audiences all over the World in countries like India, South Africa, Japan, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Denmark, France, Netherlands, Spain, Belgium, Germany, Norway, Bahrain, Dubai, Qatar, Muscat, Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada, UK, Singapore, Sri Lanka and Malaysia.
Dr. Karthick also specializes in Verbal Percussion (Konnakol) and plays the Morsing (Jaws harp) too. Dr. Karthick has trained many Indian and Foreign students in Percussion, which includes personal classes and online sessions. Karthick also gives tips and technical guidance to other fellow musicians in fingering patterns, concepts and conceives new progressions.
Dr. Karthick has also presented talks and lectures on a variety of other aspects in topics like Spiritual Values, Indian Heritage and Culture, Indian Musical thought, Mathematics and Percussion, Concert Format, Role of Musical Instruments, How to appreciate rhythm, Indian Customs and Beliefs, Humour and Music, Mystical Symbolism etc.
Dr. Karthick has been a recipient of numerous Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards. Dr. Karthick is only Ghatam artiste to have received the prestigious Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar from Sangeet Natak Academy, Department of Culture, Government of India.
Dr. Karthick involves in many humanitarian activities like Blood and Eye donations and supports benevolent causes such as concerts for Kargil soldiers, Tsunami sufferers, Flood relief, Cancer cure, Orphanages and Earth-quake victims. Dr. Karthick also lends his support for philanthropic organizations like Spastic Society of India, CRY, Lions Club, Rotary club etc. Karthick participates in benefit concerts for Fund raising concerts for School Building fund etc.
Dr. Karthick’s creative originality, distinct stage-presence, vibrant virtuosity, nimble fingers and a nimbler mind have all made him a most sought after artiste in Indian Music Circuit. All these facets have earned Dr. Karthick, a special endearing status place in the hearts of musical enthusiasts.