Dr. Suma Sudhindra is a prominent exponent of Veena of her times. She is a rare blend of classicism with evolving adaptations to the present. Her unique style of Veena is evident with the prolific Emani Bani and Chittibabu’s vibrant style. Dr.Suma’s works of experimentation have been applauded all over the world, foremost being her own new innovation ‘The Tarangini Veena’. She has been honored by various National and International Awards from both Government and Private forums.
Recently she was bestowed with the most prestigious Central Sangeet Natak Akademi Award. Her caliber and dedication to music have made her handle several roles for various organizations, prominent among them being, Director – Outreach, Indian Music Experience Trust, Bangalore & Member of Academy Of Music, Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Bangalore.