GIngger Shankar

Gingger Shankar is a composer, producer, songwriter and the only female double violinist in the world. A frequent speaker for TED, championing girls education and empowerment, she has worked with First Lady Michelle Obama on CNN’s We Will Rise: A Mission to Educate Girls Around the World, and more recently the Ava Duvernay-executive produced series And She Could Be Next starring Stacey Abrams, AOC, New Georgia Project, Rashida Tliab and more. She has worked with The Smashing Pumpkins, Trent Reznor, Saul Williams, Peter Gabriel, Steve Vai, Katy Perry, Aloe Blacc, Sheila E., Mike Nichols and James Newton Howard. Gingger’s credits include The Passion of the Christ, Charlie Wilson’s War, We Are the Radical Monarchs, Heartbeats (w/ Roc Nation), Brave Girl Rising starring Tessa Thompson, and the upcoming Amazon series The Last Hour. In 2014, Gingger started Little Girl and the Robot, a creative music house and catalog with a focus on women composers. LG+R specializes in bespoke music, sync & blanket licensing, sonic branding and publishing administration with a diverse collective of artists, bands and independent labels along with a one-stop library of authentic music across a wide variety of genres and styles.

Gingger is currently developing Nari, the unsung story of the women of the Shankar family, her Grandmother and Mother, two extraordinary artists who helped bring Indian music to the West in the 1970s with Ravi Shankar and George Harrison.