Lavanya hails from a family of musicians’. Is the Great granddaughter of the legendary mirdhangam mastero late Palghat Sri T.S. Mani Iyer and Gana Saraswathi Smt D.K.Pattammal. Grand Father Sri. I. Sivakumar is a senior mirdhangam vidwan and grandmother Smt. Lalitha Sivakumar is a renowned musician. Mother Smt. Gayathri Sundara Raman is a well established vocalist. She is the niece of the famous Kalaimamani Smt. Nithyasree Mahadevan.
Very fortunate to have started learning carnatic vocal music from her at very tender years from none other than her illustrious great grandmother, Sangeetha Kalanidhi Smt. D.K. Pattammal and till date she is continuing under her able guidance.
Grandmother Smt. Lalitha Sivakumar is her mentor and is now undergoing rigorous training and tutelage in the nuances of carnatic music. Yuva Kala Bharathi Smt. Nithyasree Mahadevan is helping her in voiceculture and mother Smt. Gayathri Sundara Raman is her driving force and also trains her. She took her initial bala padam from Sri. Poornapragya Rao.