Born on 28 May 1981, Manasi Prasad
received her initial training in music
from her mother Tara Prasad, and later
learnt from Jahnavi Jayaprakash and Dr
Varadarangan. She enhanced her
repertoire further under Shri R.K.
Padmanabhan, an eminent musician.
Apart from her passion for music, she is
also academically accomplished. She is a
graduate in engineering, and has also
completed her MBA at the prestigious
Indian Institute of Management,
Manasi Prasad is a graded artist with All India Radio and has performed in many prestigious concerts in India and abroad, including the Raj Bhawan Concert, Bangalore; Bharat Sangeet Utsav, Chennai; Bhakta Rasika Rajani Sabha, Mumbai; and CMANA, New Jersey, USA.
She has also conduced workshops and lecture-demonstrations on Hindustani music at various academic institutions.
She has conducted workshops on Indian performing arts at Chile University, South America.
Manasi Prasad received a national scholarship from the Ministry of Culture and has been awarded by prestigious organizations: Rotary Brigade Young Achievers’ Award, Shanmukhananda Yuva Kalakar Puraskar, and Sri T.V. Subha Rao Memorial Award by Music Academy, Chennai. She has many recordings to her credit.