Vidya – the rising Youtube mashup queen
Vidya Iyer is an Indian-born American currently making waves with her mashup videos on Youtube. Born in Chennai and grew-up in Virginia,US. She has studied Carnatic classical music since she was a young girl and have had many gurus throughout her journey, including D.K. Nagarajan, brother of the late D.K. Pattamal. Carnatic music is considered one of the oldest systems of music in the world. Carnatic music is indigenous to the South India.
While obtaining her Psychology degree from George Washington University in Washington DC, Vidya started making YouTube videos She’s currently learning Hindustani Classical and taking Western voice lessons. Vidya performs regularly as a vocalist for the Shankar Tucker Band. Her soulful carnactic voice has been intriguing interest around the world, including the White House, NCPA and Webster Hall. Vidya also has performed at numerous festivals including the Festivals Des Artes in Reunion Island, MERU in Netherlands, & INK Women.
Vidya skillfully blends popular Indian & western music to create a soulful refreshing mashup with collaboration from other amazing talented artist like Ricky Jatt, Rohan Kymal, Raashi Kulkarni & Raginder Momi.
Listen to her soulful voice…
Am I Wrong | Yeh Duriya – Cover by Vidya ft. Rohan Kymal
Come Alive | Hasi – Vidya
Love Me Like You Do | Hosanna – Cover by Vidya