Swathi Shaker was born & brought up in Hyderabad and started her cultural pursuit at the age of 10 years and got trained in Music from various music teachers. She did her schooling with a view to choosing music as her career & pursued diploma in Carnatic Vocal & Violin for 5 years (2007 – 2012) from Kalakshetra, Sri Rukmini Devi College of Fine arts, a renowned music college in Chennai. Swathi has sung for many Tamil movies such as siruthaipuli (chirutha), Murattu Singam (Mirapakaay), Ram Charan (Orange), Yamagaathagan (yamadonga), jai (panja) and has lent voice for parody songs for the program EVADI GOLA VADIDHE (ETV2 Channel).
She is currently a performing artist and teaching musician (Carnatic Classical) at Hyderabad.
Ø Participated in a classical competition conducted by DD sapthagiri.
Ø Was a regular performer at various inter school competitions & won several awards during schooling.
Ø Visited Kuwait & rendered first program for a non-profit organization named “VOICE”. Later performed at many stages in association with “KALANJALI-KUWAIT”, “FRONTLINERS”, “FANKAR ARTS”, and “TELUGU KALA SAMITHI” in Kuwait.
Ø Took part in India Day at Kuwait in 2011.
Ø Also performed stage shows in different languages with the renowned singers like “Sri Krishna”, “Sadhana Sargam”, “Chetan Rana” & music director “Nikhil” at Kuwait.
Ø Apart from singing career, also learnt Violin & received certificates for 1993 – Violin – class I, 1994- Violin – Class III from Akhila Bharathi Gandarva MahaVidyala Mandal, Mumbai.
Ø Topped at various school competitions during ’97 – ’05 and participated in Light Music and Film songs at State and National level competition held at Hyderabad.
Ø Has worked as a part time teacher at Kalakshetra, Chennai for a period of time during the course of study(2007 – 2012).
Ø Worked as a Music tutor for an year (2012- 2013) at Alpha to Omega Learning centre in Chennai, during her stay in Chennai.
Ø Presently teaching music - vocal and violin at Hyderabad since 9months and also handling online classes through Geethanjali Online Music & Dance School based in USA since March 2013.