Kapil Ramanarayanan is a 10th grader at Enloe High School, Raleigh. He has been learning mridhangam for more than 10 years and is currently under the tutelage of Vidhwan Bangalore Arjun Kumar. He has been accompanying for concerts in the USA and has given performances in India during December Music Season in Chennai. He has won prizes at Cleveland Thyagaraja Aradhana Festivals for mridhangam accompaniment and thani. He also learns western classical violin and is the assistant principal in the Triangle Youth Philharmonic Orchestra. He has interest in A cappela music and beatboxing.