Rajeswari Satish is a South Indian Carnatic vocalist. Introduced to music by her mother Smt. Vijayam Ranganathan, Rajeswari began her formal training with Sri. M. A. Venugopal at the age of seven. She continued advanced studies with Sangeetakalacharya Sri C.S. Krishna Iyer and later with Padmabhushan Sri. P. S. Narayanaswamy. Rajeswari has been performing concerts since 1985 and has been featured in several prestigious festivals in India, USA and the U.K. In her teaching career that began in 1992, Rajeswari has trained several vocalists from young beginners to full-fledged concert performers. Rajeswari's performance approach remains rooted in tradition, while she engages in creative ways with students and fellow artists. Rajeswari is currently a doctoral student of Ethnomusicology at the Graduate Center, CUNY.