Avantika Swaminathan is a rising senior at Carlmont High School, CA. She studies with Olga Moudry. She placed 3rd in the California regionals for Schmidt Vocal Arts and was also a finalist the previous year. She was a first place winner of NATS regionals and placed third in VOCE state finals. At 13, she was a semifinalist in the Classical Singer competition. She also participated in her school’s award-winning choir program in their women’s choir and an a capella group, In Treble. She hopes to entertain and put a smile on people’s faces with her singing.