Bhargav Tumkur had his initial training in violin under Sri Subash Vinjamuri of Springfield, Virginia at the age of 6. He is currently guided by Sri Kamalakiran Vinjamuri and Sri Delhi P. Sunder Rajan of Chennai. Bhargav also learns vocal music from Smt. Padmini Ravi of Chennai.
Bhargav has been accompanying and giving solo performances for the last 5 years. He has also been participating in the Chennai Music season for the last 4 years. Bhargav has won several awards at the Cleveland Tyagaraja Festival. He has also won awards at Carnatic Idol, Sangeeth Samrat and at the Sringeri Vidya Bharathi Foundation in Stroudsburg, PA.
Bhargav is a 11th grader at Winston Churchill High School in Potomac, MD.