Preetha Narayanan is a violinist, composer and educator with a unique musical story that crosses countries, cultures and genres. Merging Western and Indian Classical training with a wide range of influences from her collaborations and research, she is sought after for her unique and distinctive sound.

She has performed internationally with notable artists including Anoushka Shankar, Nitin Sawhney, Talvin Singh OBE, Kae Tempest, Jocelyn Pook, Oi Va Voi, Bianca Gismonti and London Contemporary Orchestra, amongst others. Preetha also works at Guildhall School of Music & Drama, where she received MMus in Leadership and a PhD in Creative Learning.

Preetha is co-founder of two exciting and genre-defying ensembles, Quest Ensemble and Balladeste, both of which collaboratively write original music. She is also passionate about yoga and wellbeing and holds a certification from Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram, a renowned centre in Chennai, India specialising in yoga therapy. This journey inward has inspired her to express human and spiritual connection in her solo compositions and ensemble commissions.