Prema is an accomplished violinist with early training under Sangeetha Kalaratna Late Vidwan Sri HV Krishnamurthy, later from Sangeetha Kalaratna Vid. Neela Ramgopal; currently under advanced training from Sangeetha Kalanidhi Vidushi A Kanyakumari. She has been awarded the Best Violin Accompaniment prize at Gayana Samaja during youth concern competitions. She is a Graded artist of AIR and Doordarshan. She has been performing as part of Veena-Venu-Violin Trio group for more than 6 years.