(TSM) was founded by Late Shri R. S. Verma (Sangeet Acharya) (1890-1991). It was established in the year 1972 in Hapur, District Ghaziabad (UP). He was born in Vhora Kareka, in District Aligarh (U.P.). He was a musician by birth as he learned music under the tutelage of his father Late Shri Hoti Lal Verma, who was a resident of Persoli, Mathura (UP) and lived during 1856 – 1948. He performed at many places in India with his group named “Sangeet Mandli”.
Listening to Late Sh. R.S. Verma’s renditions was a soulful experience and made one feel nearer to God. He was a vocalist of great renown and had a great mastery over instruments like harmonium and tabla. Further, he organized skits, dramas and such similar stage shows and acted in these as well, along with his group members of ‘Sangeet Mandli’ This group was a name to reckon with in its days.