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Avantika Swaminathan

San Carlos , CA, USA

Style & Level


Highlights & Awards

  • 2023 3rd Place Winner, CS Music
  • 2023 2nd Place Winner, NATS - Cal West Regional
  • 2022 3rd Place Winner, Schmidt Vocal Competition - California Cohort
  • 2022 1st Place Winner (in 2 categories), New Talent Festival (Conservatorio Della Svizzera Italia & Giuliana Bianco Awards)
  • 2022 1st Place Winner, Charleston International Music Competition (18th Century)
  • 2022 Most Exceptional Performer, Charleston International Music Competition (18th Century)
  • 2022 1st Place Winner, North California Young Talents Music Competition
  • 2021 3rd Place Winner, Regional - VOCE (Voice, Orchestral, Chamber Ensembles)
  • 2021 Finalist, National - Schmidt Vocal Arts Competition
  • 2021 Most Promising Sophomore, Schmidt Vocal Arts Competition
  • 2021 Semi-finalist, National - Classical Singer Competition
  • 2021. Semi-finalist, Music International Grand Prix
  • 2021 Second Place Winner, National - Brighter Day Talent Showcase
  • 2020 First Place Winner, Regional - NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing)
  • 2019 Semifinalist, National - Classical Singer Competition
  • 2017-2022 Certification of Merit - Level 8 - Intermediate (Music Teachers’ Association of California)


Avantika Swaminathan is a senior at Carlmont High School, CA. She studies with Olga Moudry Chernisheva. She enjoys solo and ensemble performances and has sung at events, participated in her school’s award-winning choir program in their women’s choir and a capella group, In Treble as well as in musical theater. She enjoys challenging herself and growing her craft and placed 1st in the New Talent Festival (Conservatorio Della Svizzera Italia & Giuliana Bianco) and the Charleston international Music Competition (18th Century) and was awarded the Most Exceptional Performer and 3rd in the California regionals for Schmidt Vocal Arts. She most recently placed second at NATS regionals in the high school senior division. She hopes to touch people’s hearts and put a smile on people’s faces with her singing.