The fire that ignited this music passion began at an early age. At the tender age of 15, Shanti accepted Christ, He credits the power of gospel music that heavily influenced and radically transformed his life. “The Spirit of God” was so strong in gospel music Shanti relayed that I knew without a doubt that God was leading me into a deep and abiding relationship with him.
Shanti earned a bachelor’s degree in Music Administration from the University of Charleston, WV in 1996. He furthered his academic pursuits at Berklee College of Music in Piano, Voice, and Music Business from 1997-2001. Shanti interned at EMI Gospel, Nashville, TN in the summer of 1999. He completed his Master's Degree in Piano Performance from Marshall University, Huntington, WV in 2007. In September 2017, Shanti separated from the Army after serving for 10 years as an Army Musician. He and his family currently reside in Richmond, KY.
In 2013, Shanti founded the music group “Manifest Destiny” while music was core, Shanti insists that the mission of manifest destiny was to minister to people.
In 2014, Shanti released the highly anticipated, inspired single, “Now Is The Season.” This single speaks to the majesty of God and is an encouraging ballad.
He is singular about his vision to become the most accomplished artist. He has a heart for people, wants to use his music to encourage people to become all they can become in Christ.