Harini S Raghavan

Harini S.

New York, NY

Lesson Details



Harini delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 4 to 80

Teaching since:
January 2011

Harini has been teaching private lessons since 2011 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home, at her home studio, and online. Harini has helped both child and adult students get started and overcome their inhibition to sing or play the violin. She has helped them establish a practice routine that keeps them motivated and techniques that help them improve consistently.

Harini is trained in Indian classical singing and violin. Harini received her Western vocal and violin training at Berklee College of Music where she received a degree in Electronic Production and Design. As an expert in her field, Harini looks forward to helping new students achieve their goals. Harini's teaching style is fun, student centric, and focussed.
She teaches a variety of styles from Pop and Jazz to Indian Classical and Bollywood music.

She is a regular performer who uses production tools such as Ableton, LogicX exhaustively for producing her songs and recently released her first EP 'Kural' on all digital outlets under her artist name 'Rini'.

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May 2014 - Aug 2014
Flavor Lab

Intern at an audio post - sound design and composition.

Freelance Musician and Teacher
Jan 2010 - Aug 2012

Performer, Session Musician and Teacher in Chennai, India.
Highlights included Recorded voice for Grammy winning composer A.R.Rahman


Professional Diploma in Electronic Production & Design
Aug 2012 - Present
Berklee College of Music
Masters in Software Engineering
Jul 2003 - May 2008
PSG College of Technology


Fluent / Native Proficiency
Professional Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency


Peter Gabriel Production Award
Apr 2015
EPD Department, Berklee College of Music
Voice Department Achievement Award
Apr 2015
Voice Department, Berklee College of Music


American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
Jul 2014

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a membership association of more than 480,000 US composers, songwriters, lyricists and music publishers. The ASCAP is committed to nurturing music makers throughout their careers.

Photos & Videos

Live at Rockwood

A Folk Electronic Original from my EP Kural
Performing on voice and violin at the Boston Symphony Hall, October 2014

Performing an original composition of mine with my band Trandcention
Featured with A.R.Rahman in a leading newspaper in India

Featured on violin, part of the string quartet and choir on this cover that went viral.
Photo by Harini S.

Acham Illai - No fear
Written and Produced by Rini [Harini S Raghavan]
Photo by Harini S.
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14 Reviews

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Michelle Panton-Greenidge Nov 20, 2016
Violin ·

she was amazing and patient with my very active 4 year old.

Brennan C. Oct 11, 2016
Violin · In studio

Brennan really enjoyed the lesson; looking forward to the next one !!

Amber Regis Jun 18, 2016
Violin ·

Kind and patient. Would definitely recommend for violin lessons

Chip Kraemer Jun 14, 2016
Singing ·

Harini is a really nice instructor. We didn't click, but her resume and experience speak for themselves, and I think she would be great to learn from for beginning singers.

yulia silinskaya May 19, 2016
Singing ·

Leah has very good personality and makes me feel so comfortable during our class! I enjoy emproving my vocal skills knowing Leah helping me with all my questions.

Devika V. May 12, 2016
Violin · In home

Great communication, beginner adult level instruction, and knowledge sharing in both the Indian and Western pedagogies!!

Aditi Apr 16, 2016
Violin · Online

First lesson was great! She's a very enthusiastic teacher!

Asaad R. Mar 21, 2016
Singing · Online


Isaac G. Mar 10, 2016
Violin · In studio

I got a lot out of my first lesson! Including playing with the bow.

Isaac G. Mar 9, 2016
Violin · In studio

I got a lot out of my first lesson! Including playing with the bow.

Ying M. Feb 10, 2016
Violin · In studio

She is very good at teaching toddler.

Meera K. Aug 20, 2015
Singing · Online

great teacher! excellent knowledge!

Isabel P. Aug 13, 2015
Singing · In studio


Isabel P. Aug 13, 2015
Singing · In studio


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