Sanjay Subramanian started learning mridangam when he was 4 years old; he had his initial training under Sri Krishna Balakrishna and Sri Vinodh Gopinath. He then underwent advanced training under mridangam Maestro, Kalaimamani Sri Guruvayur Dorai at Chennai beginning in 2007. Sanjay has competed and won prizes at competitions conducted by leading organizations such as Chicago Tyagaraja Utsavam and Cleveland Aradhana. Sanjay was awarded the Valayapatti Kashyap Junior Mridangam artiste award in December 2011. Sanjay has accompanied numerous concerts in many cities across USA, and has accompanied many eminent artistes such as Sri Palai Ramachandran, renowned Flautist Sri T.S.Sankaran , Flautist Sri Jeyanth and Sri B.U Ganesh Prasad. He has been regularly performing at leading Sabhas at Chennai, like Narada Gana Sabha, Vani Mahal, Nada Inbam, Mylapore Fine Arts , etc over the last 5 years. Sanjay will be a Freshman this Fall at University of Pennsylvania , pursuing a dual-degree program in Management and Technology.