Saketharaman is a sought after top Carnatic musician, and a prime-time performer during the Margazhi festival. Known for his virtuosity and classicism, he is also an innovator who finds immense possibilities within the grammar and framework of traditional Carnatic music. He is the prime disciple of legend Lalgudi Jayaraman and is currently under the tutelage of senior Vidwan Nagai Muralidharan.
As a performer, His ultimate goal in music is spiritual. Even while steeped deep in the traditions of classical music, including elements such as bhakti and devotion, his music is promisingly forward-looking. He is fearless with his manodharma and experimentation, and he is very expressive, energetic and robust on the concert stage.