Spandana comes from a musically inclined family in Orissa. She grew up studying Gwalior style Khayal with Pt. P. Ramachandra and Pt. Arup Lal Ghosh. For the last decade, she has made the Eastside of Seattle her home. She divides her time and energies between her software career, raising a young family, and pursuing Khayal training under the guidance of Srivani Jade. As a teacher and student of music, she wholeheartedly supports the mission of Ragamala through various activities.