Kruthi Bhat, born into a family of musicians, she showed her interest towords music as a toddler and was initiated into Carnatic Music by her grandmother, Smt. Krishnaveni. She is under the tutelage of her mother Vidushi Rajarajeshwary Bhat and her uncle Vidwan Vittal Ramamurthy. She has had the privilege to learn from the legendary Padmabhushan Sri Lalgudi G. Jayaraman and Sri T. R. Subramanyan. She is also under the tutelage of Sri Neyveli Santhanagopalan and Smt. S. Sowmya. Kruthi is a recipient of numerous awards in India as well as the United States. Kruthi was recently declared as the "Best Female Vocalist" form the MADRAS MUSIC ACADEMY as part of the Spirit of Youth Series. She is a recipient of the IndianRaga Fellowship from MIT Boston 2013; she was awarded a Tamboora at the Cleveland Thyagaraja Aradhana 2013 for winning the Concert Competition, received the title, Saptami Super Star at the Dallas Saptami Festival and also recently won the Carnatic Music Idol USA Season 3 from Maximum Media Jaya TV. She was also awarded "Best Vocalist" by Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha, Chennai 2013. Her contributions towards society includes her concert in 2009 for Carries Heart, a school of special-needed children and a program for the Sandeepani Trust of India to bring Medical facility to rural India in 2012. She has given multiple concerts in India and The United States. She also plays Violin, a disciple of her uncle Vidwan Vittal Ramamurthy and Vidushi Smt. Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi. She is also an exponent of Western violin, Pastel Art, and Bharatnatyam.
HCMA organizes Carnatic music concerts in the greater Los Angeles area, with a mission to promote young and upcoming artistes and foster a community of music lovers