Balakrishnan Raghavan is a musician, culture enthusiast and an educator. He is currently training in Carnatic Music with Vid. R.Vedavalli in a traditional gurukulam. He is intrigued by the poetry and music of the mystics from the Indian Subcontinent and is currently pursuing his interests of understanding Music, Dance, Indian aesthetics, language, scripts, art and architecture through the idiom of music and his experience in the gurukulam. He is sharing his music through various foundations, who work with children from all walks of life and in the past has worked extensively with children with special needs. Following his graduation from BITS Pilani, after a six-year stint with an international firm as a consultant, he quit his profession to pursue music full time.