Radhika Samson is an accomplished Indian Classical musician and dancer. She is a shishya (disciple) of the world renowned Hansaveena maestro Pandit Barun Kumar Pal, a senior disciple of Bharat Ratna Pt. Ravi Shankar. She has been under the guru shihsya paramara with her guru at the Ravi Shankar Institute of Music and Performing Arts established in New Delhi. Radhika's inclination towards the Dhrupad ang of Indian music and her musical training for several years with the sitar, inspired her to pursue the Surbahar (sometimes called a bass sitar) as her primary medium of expression. Radhika founded an arts academy, Sadhana, in New Delhi, Indian in the year 2014, which has trained over 125 students in Indian and Western performing arts. At Sadhana, Radhika is the faculty for Indian Music as well as Odissi classical dance. She has also been training and conducting the orchestra in the Sri Aurobindo ashram and Mother's School for several years. Radhika is an established Indian Classical dancer and choreographer. She is under the guidance of Smt Sujata Mohapatra. She has been actively performing and touring for the last numerous years as an artist with the Indian Council of Cultural Relations. Currently , Radhika lives in New York and is faculty of Sitar and Odissi dance at the reputed Chhandayan Centre for Indian Music in Manhattan.