Naresh started learning vocal music & Veena from his mother Vidushi S Uma, Bangalore(graded artist of All India Radio, Bengaluru) from age 8 onwards and is continuing advanced lessons from his mother and sister(Vidushi Vasudha Ramu). He has learnt violin from Vidwans AD Zachariah, Dr R Raghuram and J K Sridhar(Violin) for few years. He has learnt Jal-Tarang by himself (with guidance from his mother and Smt
Rajana Pradhan, Sydney). He has been selected at the Local Audition Board (LAB)-2018, All India Radio (AIR) Bengaluru and has been recorded for Central Audition Board(CAB) for Karnatic Classical Jal-Tarang(awaiting result). He has performed karnatic classical Jal-Tarang concert on the occasion of 346th Sri Raghvendra Swamy Aradhana(2017) at Sri Raghavendra Swamy Mission Mutt, Indiranagar, Bengaluru. He has also delivered a Lecture - Demonstration titled “A Rythmic Melody Instrument - Jal Tarang” at the International Conference & Music Festival-2011 organized by Indiranagar Sangeetha Sabha, Bengaluru, India. He has completed Senior grade examination in
Vocal and Veena, junior grade in violin(conducted by Karnataka State Board). He teaches Veena, vocal and violin and has served as coordinator at SPICMACAY, Bangalore. An engineer by profession, he currently is working here in Sydney.