Lakshmi Sreeram (Ramakrishnan) is an Indian Classical Vocalist in both Carnatic and Hindustani traditions. She is a highly respected musician, with impeccable training under masters and wide performance experience.
She has a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Mumbai for her work on the Dhvanyaloka, a 9th century Kashmiri work on literary excellence.
She continues to pursue research and scholarly work with interests in the nature of the artistic process and experience as well as in the History of Indian Music.
She has been Guest Faculty at the prestigious IIT Madras and has taught introductory courses on Carnatic And Hindustani Music as elective courses.
She has put together a very successful online course on Carnatic Music for the National Project for Technology Enhanced Learning, NPTEL under their MOOC program – Massive Open Online Course.
She is also a highly regarded freelance writer, contributing articles on matters cultural to First post regularly and also for The Hindu, and Sruti.
She has been awarded a Fulbright – Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowship 2019-2020 under which she will be engaged in research and teaching at University of Colorado, Boulder.