A B O U T
An International Inspirational Artist, Ramya Shankar has earned her reputation as a talented and desired vocalist. With a haunting and a captivating voice, Ramya Shankar continues to touch fans around the world with her distinct and enjoyable musical style. Rooting her vocal training of 25 years in traditional indian classical music, jazz and her passion for meditative sounds, Ramya's music can be best described as music with purity and soul that is set out to express intangible realities such as the unconscious and the self. Placing her trust in simple arrangements and subtle variations, her music is a new creative language based on expressive possibilities of sound. Her hope is to move the listener and to experience what he has not seen, but has known forever inside.
A Story Steeped in Sound. A Passionate Artist.
From the age of 4, Ramya was singing, performing, and playing a variety of instruments. Throughout the course of her musical career, Ramya has won over the hearts of music lovers from all walks of life; performing at a variety of venues, all the while recording new music. Music has the power to transport us to another time and place. Ramya loves to harness that power with a broad audience of fellow music lovers and passionate musicians alike. With over twenty five years of classical indian vocal training and her love for sounds, Ramya's haunting voice mixed with the power of emotions enthralls her fans as they experience emotions one struggles to feel otherwise. Her minimalistic approach to music is a way of clearing her's and her audience's mind of detaching from what is on the outside and get in touch with intangible realities.
Ramya Shankar is a certified Sound Healer / Therapist who uses the powerful effects of sound/music (frequencies/rhythms/timbre/ragas) — to facilitate wellness; including the emotional, psychological, spiritual, physical, social, mental being.
Ramya is the Founder/Artistic director of a music school for children "Raga Monsters of Mukti Music". For information on the school, check out the school here.