Srinivas Reddy moved to San Francisco in 1998 and met his guru and mentor Sri Partha Chatterjee, a direct disciple of the late sitar maestro Pandit Nikhil Banerjee. Since then Srinivas has dedicated himself to Indian classical music and rigorously trained with his teacher in the traditional guru-shishya style. Srinivas is a professional concert sitarist and has given numerous recitals in the US, India and Europe. He has three albums to his credit: GITA (1999), Sitar & Tabla (2001) and Hemant & Jog(2008).
For five years Srinivas worked as Assistant Professor of South and Southeast Asian Studies at IIT Gandhinagar in Gujarat, India and is currently visiting professor of Religious Studies and Contemplative Studies at Brown University.