Krishna is an 8 th grader from Carmel, IN. He loves Carnatic music and wanted to learn something unique. Once Krishna listened to one of his friends play the Carnatic guitar, he fell in love with it. Since then, he has been learning Carnatic guitar from his guru Shri. Vijay Neelakantan for the past four years. Krishna is passionate about Carnatic music and has participated in Cleveland competitions. He is also trained in Carnatic vocal. Apart from music, Krishna is a good soccer player and enjoys playing video games during his free time.