Music Classes at Bay Area
Shankar Mahadevan

Welcome to the Shankar Mahadevan Academy, a venture I am truly excited about. 

Our vision is to make learning of Indian music easy, accessible, and exciting to people worldwide.

Our philosophy is simple - to impart high-quality learning in music through innovative methods while having a great deal of fun. Whether you are just starting to learn music or are an experienced student, I can assure you that this journey of music learning and appreciation will be fun and very rewarding!
- Shankar Mahadevan
Enrolment for our Fall Term Batches are now open
To know more about the courses please contact:
SHUBA: 650.785.8898 | MANISHA: 408.636.3257 (WhatsApp Only)
*a one-time USD 25 registration fee is applicable for first-time (new) students of the Academy
To know more about the courses please contact:
SHUBA: 650.785.8898   |  MANISHA: 408.636.3257 (WhatsApp Only)
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MALHAR 2018 Performances


Meet your Teachers

Subhashini Gunapu is a Carnatic Classical vocalist and Veena player. She has trained in Carnatic Classical vocals under Guru Vidwan Ramachandra Rao & learnt the Veena under her grandfather Vidwan Gopinatha Das & Smt Usha Shastry. Subhashini has performed in many music festivals and has recently collaborated with Hollywood music producer Christopher Franke as well as renowned Sitarist Ashwin Batish. She has also accompanied Dr Balamurali Krishna for the album Narasimha Suprabhata.
Manisha Ramachandran started learning Hindustani Classical Vocal music at a young age. Her interest in music was encouraged by her mother at a young age after which she proceeded to learn music and take examintions under Gandharva Mahavidyalaya. She has continued to learn from several vocalists and gurus and teaches in the Bay Area.
Neelam Dabholkar is a corporate trainer and teaches Project and Product Management. Music has been a part of her life since she was 5 years old. She learned music from Mrs. Leela Karembelkar. She loves Hindustani Classical as well as light music. She has been teaching music to children for the past 5 years and is also a part of some music groups in the Bay Area. She has also sung children's rhymes for a youtube channel called Videogyan.