Vishal Sowmyan is currently under the tutelage of Padmashri Sangeetha kalanidhi Guru A Kanyakumari. Vishal has won several prizes in Carnatic music competitions and regularly performs concerts around the United States and India including the renowned Carnegie Hall in New York, Cleveland Aradhana and the San Diego youth festival. He is the recipient of the junior musician of the year award for winning the advanced category instituted by the Carnatic Music Association of North America (CMANA). Vishal has played in prestigious sabhas in India during the December Music Festival including Narada Gana Sabha and Vani Mahal. He regularly accompanies visiting artists from India.