Musical Background

Training – Carnatic Music

  • Early training under her late mother Smt. Mangalam Venkatraman and sister Smt. Lakshmi Krishnaswamy
  • Subsequent training in vocal under Guru Shri Ramachandran
  • Training in veena under Sangeetha Kalindhi late Prof. K. S. Narayanaswamy
  • Vidushi Smt. T. R. Balamani

Training – Hindustani Music

  • Early training under Shri W. H. Ranade
  • Subsequent training from Smt. Meenakshi Mudbhidri, Smt Prabha Atre, Padma Bushan Late Pandit C. R. Vyas
  • Training in Voice culture under Ustad Dilshad Khan

Study – Hindustani & Carnatic Music

  • Sangeetacharya (Doctorate) in Music from Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidhyala, Miraj for thesis in “The Concept & Evolution of Raga in Hindustani & Carnatic Music” under guidance of shri Vasantrao Rajopadhye for Hindustani Music and Shri T. S. Parthasarthy for Carnatic Music (1998)
  • M. A. in Hindustani music in First Class from S.N.D.T. University, Mumbai (1990)
  • Sangeet Visharadh from Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva School of Music, Mumbai, First Class (1998)