Ambi Subramaniam

Hailed as “the new king of Indian classical violin” (The Times of India) and “India’s Itzhak Pearlmann” (Ozy Magazine), Ambi Subramaniam has been trained by his father and guru Dr. L. Subramaniam from the age of three, and gave his first performance at the age of seven. He has received awards and recognitions including the Ritz Icon of the Year Award, the Rotary Youth Award, two Global Indian Music Awards, and received a ‘Golden Violin’ from Sri Jayendra Saraswati when he was 18.

Ambi is the Co-Founder and CIO of SaPa. Along with Bindu Subramaniam, he is using music to help learners of all ages build 21st-century skills and a growth mindset. He plays solo and as part of SubraMania and The Thayir Sadam Project. He has toured extensively across Europe, Asia, and the United States.

Ambi has a bachelor’s degree in business management, an MBA, and a Ph.D. In 2021, he was named among GQ magazine’s 25 most influential Indians.

Bindu was one of India’s first educators to develop a toddler-focused musical training module and has co-authored 15 SaPa textbooks in total. She was listed on GQ’s 2021 list of 25 most influential young Indians, and was named among BusinessWorld’s 40 under 40. She completed the Stanford Seed Transformation Program (cohort of 2020), has a master’s degree in law from London University, a master’s certificate in songwriting and music business from Berklee College of Music, a Montessori diploma, an MPhil, and a PhD in Music Education.

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