Srutti, a young British Carnatic musician, is a vocalist and a lap steel guitarist. She began her Carnatic vocal training under her initial guru and mother, Smt. Sumathy Suresan, with whom she successfully completed her arangetram in 2013 and now receives further training from eminent Dr. Rajkumar Bharathi. The lap steel guitar was introduced to her by her guru, late Shri Yarl T Seelan, and she aims to work towards presenting this instrument into the world of Carnatic music. She gives Carnatic performances across the country and is also a member of the UK’s national ensemble for Indian music, Tarang. Alongside being deeply rooted in her tradition, she has also furthered her knowledge in western classical music by learning the violin and piano. Throughout her musical journey she has gained several awards and most recently she was awarded a music scholarship on the western violin (ABRSM) at Queen Mary’s University of London.