Ambi Subramaniam is an Indian-American violinist, pianist, and singer. He began performing at the age of six and was proclaimed the ‘New King of Indian Classical Music’ by the Times of India at age sixteen.
The first two albums he was featured on, “Violin Maestros” (Released in 2007) and “Live at Neues Gewandhaus, Leipzig” (Released in 2009), won GiMA Awards; the former also won a BiMA. His strongest musical influence is his father and guru, Dr. L. Subramaniam, but he has also been influenced by Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer, Jascha Heifetz, David Oistrakh, and Maxim Vengerov. Ambi plays a five-string acoustic and electric violin and a four-string acoustic violin; he endorses D’Addario strings.