Guhan Venkataraman is a budding veena artist of the Karaikudi parampara. He started learning veena from his mother and is now learning from Kalaimamani Smt. Ranganayaki Rajagopalan, a direct disciple of the legendary Karaikudi Sri. Sambasiva Iyer. Guhan has given many concerts under the auspices of organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area, LA, Utah, Boston, and Chennai. Guhan has participated and won the first prizes in the kriti and alapana categories as well as Youth Talent Search in the Cleveland Thyagaraja Aradhana festival. He is currently a junior majoring in Bioengineering at Stanford University.