Kiran Athreya began his violin training at the age of 9 with Sri. Krishna Kutty and is currently a senior disciple of violin Maestro Sri Delhi P. Sunderrajan. He began learning vocal with his grandmother Smt. Vatsala Parthasarathy and continued with Smt. Padma Kutty for a couple years before he began his violin training. He has accompanied many vocalists, given solo performances, and has played for numerous Arangetrams in the US and India. A recipient of the Alliance for California Traditional Arts (ACTA) scholarship in 2008, Kiran was recognized by 12th Council District City of Los Angeles 2016 for promoting the Arts. In 2018 Kiran received a MPH from University of Southern California and currently works at the Children’s Hospital of Orange County.