At the age of 3, Akhil Jobanputra started his journey in the Indian classical vocal form known as khayal. He has received training from a variety of Gurus primarily from the Mewati and Jaipur stylistic disciplines, and is currently learning under Dr. Arun Dravid, Pandit Sanjeev Abhyankar, and Shri Arijit Mahalanabis. Akhil has performed across Canada, the United States, India, and the UK. He is the Founder and President of the Indian Classical Music Society of Vancouver, and he’s currently pursuing a B.A. in Human Geography at the University of British Columbia.