Kapilan Sachchithananthan is now currently 15 and has been learning mirdangam for the past 13 years under the tutelage of Dr. Gowrishankar Balachandran, Amuthesarr Sachchithananthan and Kalaimamani Tiruvaarur Bakthavatsalam. He has been accompanying many artists since the young of 7 till this very day. He has won many prestigious awards in mirdangam. He has won the 1st prize for mirdangam at the Cleveland thyagaraja Festival 6 times in a row ! Now currently in grade 11 at Father Michael Mcgivney, Kapilan is looking to finish high school and move on to lead a successful life.