Bhavani Kotha was born and raised in Bellevue, WA. She enjoys traveling to play with many groups all around town including the Oregon Symphony, Eugene Symphony, Federal Way Symphony, The Sound Ensemble, North Corner Chamber Orchestra (NOCCO), and Seattle Modern Orchestra. She was featured on Classical King FM's Northwest Focus Live radio show twice. Her debut album Bhavani's Oboe contains several 20th century works for oboe and piano. One of her highlights as a soloist was playing the Strauss Oboe Concerto on tour in Canada and Germany. She is also a winner of the 2019 Yamaha Young Performing Artists competition.
Bhavani balances her performance schedule with fundraising for Mary's Place. She holds degrees from the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music and the University of Washington. She most recently completed her Certificate in Strategic Marketing from the University of Washington.