J K Yoga Kirtana, B High Graded artist of AIR, Bangalore, hails from a literary & musical family and is the granddaughter of Prof. Veturi Anandamurthy, an eminent Telugu Scholar and researcher and the daughter of eminent Veena Vidushi Yoga Vandana. Presently, under advanced training in Carnatic Classical vocal music under the noted Senior Musician, Sangeetha Kalacharya Vidushi Smt. Neela Ramagopal for the past 10 years. Previously, learnt from Karnataka Kalashree Vidushi Smt P. Ramaa, an eminent vocalist from Karnataka.
Yoga Kirtana has received the “Best Individual Performer” award from the Music Academy, Chennai for her performance in the Radel mid-year concert series – Jan 2018. She was also awarded the Bharath Ratna M S Subbalakshmi Fellowship in Music by the prestigious Shanmukhananda Sabha, Bombay – September 2014 to September 2016 and has received the prestigious “Tambura award” from Gayathri Sanmandali Sangeetha Sabha, Guntur in March 2016. In 2015, she was awarded the “Nadayothi Ananya Kala Prathibha Puraskara” . She is the recipient of the Best Concert Award in the Youth Festival conducted by the Vishaka Music Academy, Vishakapatnam as well as Senior and Junior Scholarship from The Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India
She has given various performances all over India including the Madras Music Academy as well as internationally.