Born and raised in Bristol, UK, Ishani studied at the Purcell School of Music and the Guildhall School of Music, winning numerous prizes and awards, including first prize in the 5th Sascha Lasserson Competition. Ishani gave her debut solo recital at the Purcell Room on London’s South Bank.

Ishani has been a member of several international orchestras, including the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the English Chamber Orchestra in the UK, and Grant Park Symphony Orchestra of Chicago, Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra, the Pacific Symphony Orchestra, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and the Los Angeles Opera in the US.

In the UK she established the Waverley Ensemble, bringing baroque chamber music to wider audiences.

Ishani has also been in high demand as a freelance musician, playing with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, as well as playing extensively in the Los Angeles movie studios.

Ishani lives in Redendo Beach California.