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
Enrollments Now Open for Jan 2019 Term

Enrollments for Jan 2019 Term are now open. Write to us at admissions@shankarmahadevanacademy.com or fill up the enquiry form here to register. To know more about the courses please contact: SHUBA: 650.785.8898 | MANISHA: 408.636.3257

To know more about the courses please contact:
SHUBA: 650.785.8898   |  MANISHA: 408.636.3257
Email: admissions@shankarmahadevanacademy.com
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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.