Shishir has been learning Hindustani Music from Sri. Nachiketa Sharma since 2002. He is also a student of Sri. Vivek Datar from whom he learns Harmonium. He is for ever indebted to his gurus and to Sri. Nachiketa Sharma in particular for motivating, and instilling the passion he has in music.
He has rendered vocal presentations at various location in the Bay Area, and has accompanied his Guru and other artists from India on the harmonium.