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Srikanth Chary began his veena training at the age of six in Mumbai under Vidwan Devakottai Sri Narayana Iyengar. He later studied under gurus Smt. Kalyani Sharma and Kum. A. Kanyakumari. Srikanth received advanced music training from the music Maestro Padmabhushan Lalgudi G. Jayaraman. He has performed widely in the United States, India and Australia.
Hrishikesh Chary started learning veena at the age of six from his father, Sri Srikanth Chary. Hrishikesh has won several prizes in veena and vocal competitions, including the prestigious Cleveland Aradhana Concert Competition, and was selected as an IndianRaga Fellow in 2014. He has performed several solo veena concerts in the United States and India.
Priyanka Chary started learning the veena at the age of six from her father, Sri Srikanth Chary. She has performed in several Bay Area venues, such as the Pleasanton Youth Music Festival, Livermore Temple, LOTUS, SRFA and Bay Area Margazhi Utsavam. Priyanka has competed in several regional and national music competitions, like the Cleveland Thygaraja Aradhana and the Papanasam Sivan Competition, and was awarded an IndianRaga Fellowship in 2015.
Ravindrabharathy Sridharan began his formal mridangam training in 1980 under Sri M.A Krishnamurthy in Mysore, India, and has been a performing artist since 1982. He has also studied under Sri Sriram Brahmanandam and Sri Neyveli Narayanan. He has been teaching students in the United States since 1999, founded the Nadhopasana Academy of Fine Arts in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2007, and is an active performing artist.
Santhosh Ravindrabharathy is a disciple of Sri. Neyveli Narayanan and his father Sri. Ravindrabharathy Sridharan. Santhosh is a very passionate accompanist and has been regularly invited to accompany in major festivals at various venues across the USA and India, including the prestigious Cleveland Thyagaraja Festival.