Subhashini with her mother Shyamala's guidance began her vocal training at the age of five. She was fine tuned by Guru Vidwan Ramachandra Rao. Concurrently, her Veena training began under the guidance of her Grand Father, Vidwan Gopinatha Das (founder of PAMPA) and continued with Smt. Usha Shastry. Subhashini gave her first stage performance at the age of seven for the Japanese International festival in India. As a child, she accompanied renowned artists such as Dr. Balamurali Krishna in his well-known musical album 'Narasimha Suprabhatha,' composed by Vidwan Gopinatha Das. She has performed for several major productions of PAMPA both in India and in the US.
Recently, she composed and performed a song for a popular Hollywood music producer named Christopher Franke. This song was produced for a TV series called "Bombay," which will be aired on one of the popular TV channels. Subhashini composes and performs fusion music with a flavor of Karnatic, Jazz and Blues in collaboration with Purna Prasad and Robert Edgar in her own group 'Ragamala.'
Subhashini is a well versed 'artist' in the field of Karnatic classical vocal music, Veena, and is a performing Bharathanatyam dancer.. She is also trained in Western Tap dance, which she performs every year in the cultural events held in the city. Currently, Subhashini is the vocal and veena instructor and a performing artist at PAMPA. She plays a vital role in promoting the activities of PAMPA.
Listen to Subhashini's voice