Vighnesh Viswanathan is a Carnatic violinist. He initially learned under Smt. Tara Anand of Boston and subsequently learned from Smt. Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi. Vighnesh has had the blessing of learning from the legend Padmabhushan Sri Lalgudi G. Jayaraman. He is now under the guidance of Smt. Kalyani Ramani in New Jersey. Vighnesh is currently a junior at the University of Pittsburgh studying neuroscience and mathematics.