Hometown: Bangalore, India
Web site: http://https://www.facebook.com/ambi.subramaniam/
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Ambi Subramaniam gave his first performance at the age of seven and since then has performed in many prestigious venues across the world. He has received the Ritz Icon of the Year Award, the Rotary Youth Award, two GiMAs (Global Indian Music Award for Best Fusion Album and Best Carnatic Instrumental Album) and Big Indian Music Award (for Best Carnatic Album). Hailed as “the new king of Indian classical violin” (The Times of India), Ambi regularly plays duet violin concerts with his father and guru, Dr. L. Subramaniam, as well as solo concerts. He has performed at the prestigious Dussehra Festival at the Mysore Palace, the Menuhin Festival in Gstaad, the Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival, the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Chicago, the Royal Festival Hall in London, the Maximum India Festival at Kennedy, the Royal Opera House, Muscat, and at the Centenary Celebration of the Banglaore Gayana Samaj. He was a featured soloist for the Sounds of India program featuring talented instrumentalists from around the country and he has been invited to perform
at TEDx events to expose new audiences to Carnatic music.
At age 13, he was invited to present a concert for the then President of India HE APJ Abdul Kalam for the Pravasi Bharitiya Divas. He has performed with Dr. M. Balamuralikrishna, Pandit Hari Prasad Chaurasia and Shankar Mahadevan. As a fusion performer, he has formed a band called SubraMania with his sister Bindu and has performed extensively with his family (father Dr. L. Subramaniam, mother Kavita Krishnamurti Subramaniam, sister Bindu Subramaniam) and collaborated with Larry Coryell, Ernie Watts, Corky Siegel and Shankar Mahadevan.
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