Dr. Chithra Srikanth started her musical journey under the tutelage of Late Sri T. G. Badrinarayanan (Disciple of Sri D K Jayaraman) and continued learning under Smt. Prema Hariharan. She holds a Doctorate degree in Botanical studies and a couple of International qualifications in Education. A passionate musician, she is currently pursuing Masters degree in Performing Arts from Jain University, Bangalore. she along with her husband, Vidvan RSR Srikanth (Disciple of Mridangam Maestro Dr. Umayalpuram K Sivaraman) runs a music school, Dhwani School of Performing Arts at Bangalore where they train students in Carnatic Vocal music and Mridangam, respectively.