Harshitha Krishnan

Harshitha Krishnan

Harshitha Krishnan is a performing and recording artist, music educator and budding social justice advocate of Indian origin from Lagos, Nigeria. Hailing from a strong background in western classical music, she embraced soul, R&B, alternative, jazz, Indian folk and other world music styles, creating her own distinctive and eclectic sound: a fusion of Indian and contemporary western elements. Performing her original music as well as her arrangements of popular Indian tunes, Harshitha creates a singular musical experience that takes listeners on a journey of unfiltered emotions, exploring sounds and textures from around the world.

A graduate of the prestigious Berklee College of Music, Harshitha has already worked with an impressive roster of renowned musicians including A.R.Rahman, Ilayaraaja, Gary Burton, Vijay Prakash, Michael McDonald, Shankar Mahadevan, Shreya Ghoshal, Pablo Ziegler, Bill Whelan, Alejandro Sanz, Clinton Cerejo, Javed Ali, Sivamani, and Javier Limone to name a few, on various film, studio and live projects.

She currently performs with the Berklee Indian Ensemble, vocal group 'MuZù', Yotam Ishay Chamber Group and Utako Toyama's 'SkyBridge'.

An artist with a vision to affect positive change in attitudes towards women, mental health, LGBTQIA+ and race, Harshitha aligns her social, philosophical and political views with the nature of the music she performs.

Where they grew up:
Lagos, Nigeria
Favourite BIE Song:
Least Favourite BIE Song:
Ummmmm 🙈 Do I have to have one?
Cooks an AMAZING:
Pav Bhaji
Third Favourite Color: