Shankar Raman is a 15 year-old sophomore at Corona del Sol High School in Chandler, Arizona. Shankar has been learning Hindustani classical music for 10 years under the tutelage of Shri. Manu Srivastava. He has also been learning Carnatic vocal music for 12 years from Sri. Syam Krishnan Pillai. Shankar also plays Western violin and tabla.
Shankar will be singing a Hindustani classical composition in Raag Jog.