Vignesh Shankar

Vignesh Shankar

carnatic guitar

Vignesh is a Guitar artist from Chennai, India. He is one of the few artists playing the South Indian Carnatic Classical music on the guitar and has been playing for the past 9 years. He started learning guitar with Sri Vijay Arun and later he continued his advanced training in Carnatic Music with violin vidwan Sri. Delhi P Sunderrajen. 

 Vignesh also performs regularly in the December Music Festival in Chennai and played in many prestigious sabhas and associations. He comes from the musical lineage of Ghatam Vidwan, Sri T H Subash Chandran.

 Vignesh has performed extensively in India and in the US and has released his Carnatic guitar album titled “Soulful Strings”, where he got accompanied by the senior-most musicians in the Carnatic music field. He is now pursuing Advanced Jazz Improvisation, Arranging and Composition at University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA.