Born in Macau, Vijeta Sathyaraj began studying violin at St. Scholastica's College in Manila. Later moving to Hong Kong, she continued her studies at the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts, but completed high school at Idyllwild Arts Academy.
Following her Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Arts degrees from Oberlin Conservatory and College, Sathyaraj studied with Carol Cole at Lynn Conservatory to earn her Master of Music degree. She recently completed a fellowship with the Cincinnati Symphony under the mentorship of Timothy Lees. Sathyaraj has also given recitals in Denmark, India, and Hong Kong.