Ashwin Krishna has been playing guitar since he was four years old. What started as strumming with dad soon became a passion. Ashwin has been playing guitar at the Silicon Valley Classical Guitar School under the tutelage of Scott Gossage and recently started at San Francisco Conservatory of Music with Scott Cmiel.
He has performed in numerous recitals, talent shows, and master classes during the past eight years and has recently started competing. At age 14, Ashwin has won second place for the past two years in the Guitar Foundation of America's Junior Division Competition. He has also won top prizes from the Pacific Musical Society and the Menuhin-Dowling Competition. His other interests include playing saxophone, track, soccer and scouting.