ADVANCED PALLAVI COMPETITION WINNER-
CLEVELAND ARADHANA 2014
and Smt. Sangeetha Ayyar in Sydney. In the US, Ashwin continued his music education under Smt. Hema Sista, disciple of Dr. M.L.Vasanthakumari. Ashwin has participated and won several awards at the prestigious Cleveland Aradhana including awards in the Advanced Pallavi and the Concert Competition. He won the 2014 Advanced Pallavi competition and had the
privilege to give a concert in 2015 Cleveland Aradhana where he was accompanied by Sri. Trivandrum Sampath on violin and Sri. Trivandrum Balaji on Mridangam. Ashwin was selected as an IndianRaga Fellow in 2014. He has been performing in the Chennai Music Festival for the past 4 years in several
prestigious Sabhas such as Karthik Fine Arts, Brahma Gana Sabha and Nungambakkam Cultural Academy to name a few. He has also performed in LA, North Carolina, New Jersey, Sydney and in various venues around the Bay Area. Ashwin Srikant is a Sophomore studying Bioinformatics at UC San Diego, California.