Vaishnavi started learning music at the age of 5 under the guidance of Sri. S. Sivasubramaniam in Malaysia. Her advanced training in music began with Smt. Shobha Shekhar under Kalakruthi in 2007, when she moved to Melbourne to further her studies. Vaishnavi has been an actively involved in all Kalakruthi activities including annual concerts and workshops, besides teaching beginner classes as part of her musical journey. She is an avid listener and actively engages in keeping track with good recordings of stalwarts as well as upcoming artistes in the world of Carnatic music. She has also learnt under Sri. B. Seetharama Sharma and Smt. Bhushany Kalyanaraman during her recent trips to India in pursuit of enhancing exposure and expanding her musical repertoire.