Srikanth Venkatraman, disciple of Vidwan H.K. Narasimha Murthy of Mysore, started learning Violin at the age of 9 and started accompanying eminent artists at the age of 14.
Srikanth has gained rich experience by accompanying great stalwarts such as Sangeetha Kalanidhis Dr M. Balamuralikrishna, T.V. Shankaranayanan, R.K Srikantan, T.N. Seshagopalan, Dr K.J Jesudas, Hyderabad Brothers, Mandolin U.Srinivas, Flute K.S. Gopalakrishnan, Malladi Brothers, Chitravina Ravi Kiran, Trichur V. Ramachandran, Sudha Raghunathan, and received their appreciation.
Srikanth is a recipient of the cultural talent search scholarship of Government of India; he has achieved distinction in the Senior Grade Music Examination; and he has won Gold Medals in the Thyagaraja memorial competitions of Kanchi Kamakoti Mutt.
Srikanth has been a highly sought after accompanist and has toured the USA, Australia, and the Middle East several times.
Srikanth has won a number of prizes, accolades and appreciation from Rasikas and Critics for his soulful rendering of the ragas. Srikanth has won the "Best Violinist award " from
- Music Academy Madras (2002)
- Sri Krishna Gana Sabha (Parur Sundaram Iyer Award)
- The Indian Fine Arts Society for the Best Sub Senior Violinist at the season concert (2000)
- Karnataka Gana Kala Parishat (Young Musicians' Conference)
- Ananya Yuva Puraskar (2004)
Srikanth has been conferred with the title "Kala Praveena" by the Praveen's Academy of Percussion, Bangalore.