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About Me

I have been studying the mridangam, the primary drum of South India, with internationally-acclaimed percussionist, Dr. Rohan Krishnamurthy, since 2009. I regularly perform in Texas and have performed in national venues including the Cleveland Thyagaraja Festival and Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman Summer Percussion Institute. I was selected for the prestigious Texas Commission on the Arts' 2014 Young Masters Grant and the Percussive Arts Society’s M&J Lishon/Franks Drums national scholarship in 2013.  I was recently selected for the coveted 2014 IndianRaga Fellowship, one of only 12 selected in North America.
    I am passionate about pursuing music at a professional level and collaborating with musical traditions from around the world. I was recently part of a collaborative Tap comedy, Tappy Thanksgiving, at Pocket Sandwich Theater in Dallas for which I composed a short mridangam-Tap piece with Katelyn Harris of Rhythmic Souls. I have been the lead percussionist of a music ensemble Raag Rhythm (RR) from the time of its inception in 2011 and through RR I have helped raise funds for organizations that facilitate music education in under-privileged communities in the USA and India.
    I am interested in the perception of rhythm by the human brain and am conducting related research with Dr. Jay Dowling at the University of Texas at Dallas. I am excited to have received a scholarship from the Meadows School of Art and the Lyle School of Engineering at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas where I plan to pursue a double major in music and engineering.

In the News

Times of India, Bangalore Mirror, July 2, 2015

Dallas Morning News, April 11, 2014

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India herald, November 14, 2012