Smt Kalyani Lakshminarayana hails from the family of noted Vainikas from Andhra Pradesh in India. She has learnt the intricate techniques of playing Veena from her illustrious father Maha Mahopadhyaya and Padmashri (Late) Sri. Emani Shankara Sastry. Smt Kalyani has been playing a number of prestigious concerts in all major Sangeet Sabhas all over India. Smt Kalyani has been extensively touring USA, UK, Canada and Russia. Her concerts are well attended by international audience in many cities.