Sharada has been learning music since she was three years old. Sharada has been learning from her father, Dr. N.Shashidhar, student of Padmabushan Lalgudi Jayaraman. Sharada is 11 years old and is a 6th grader at North side Blodgett middle School at Corning, NY. She has been a semi-finalist in Reflections creative Arts program in the subject of musical compositions in 2007. She has been selected to perform in Sustaining Sampradhaya inaugural concert at Cleveland Tygaraja Aradhana, April 2010. Sharada also loves to sing Hindi film music and is currently learning American vocal music from Cedar Arts Center, Corning, NY.