Ms.Neha Soans (Keyboard)

 

She is currently pursuing degree in Vocal performance and music education in western classical music from the Bangalore conservatory previously she was the student conductor of the Josephite College Choir. Having learnt the piano from a young age and participated in music competitions she has experienced and enjoyed the joy music can bring and hopes to share this through teaching.

Mr Eugene H Fanai (Guitar)

 

He is from Aizawl, Mizoram.Started playing guitar when he was 11yrs, self-taught for 5yrs and after that he finished the Fifth grade in guitar, 2nd grade in keyboard also plays drums and bass. Has completed Audio engineering Advance course in 2014, is member of Church choir for 4yrs and is teaching guitar for more than 6yrs in Bangalore. He has Played in a band called "Kingslate" and held a concert at Phoenix mall in 2013 and at that time broke a record for the biggest crowd in Phoenix mall program. Currently playing with Worship band in Bangalore.

Ms.Easther Dhar (Keyboard)

 

She has completed her Grade 5 in Piano (Theory and Practical) under the ABRSM (Aggregate Board of Royal School of Music) London. prior to joining BTA she has thought music for over 5 years in LSHSS School Dimapur. Her aim and passion is to teach music and expand the ideas in the field of music.

Mr Chanseng B A Rema (Keyboard & Western Violin)

A bundle of Talent, he plays the Classical Guitar, Piano and Western Violin.Chanseng has been playing Classical Guitar since childhood. He learnt Piano from Tura School of Music and did his music theory from ABRSM. He has also learnt Western Violin from his teacher Happine M Marak. After his studies in music he started Teaching in the same school where he learnt music from and also in Tura Government College. He says” Music is one of the most powerful forms of communication known to mankind. Through music I can spread Peace and Harmony”

Mr Joy George (Guitar & Keyboard)

Professional vocal and instrumental music instructor.

Trains students for Trinity College – London.

Proficient in Guitar, Piano, Electric Keyboard, Drums and Music Theory.Author of music Tutorial Book – Joyous way of learning Guitar.

Founded and manages own Orchestra for 2 decades now, and has performed over 2000 concerts across India.Has shared stage with legends of south Indian Film Industry.H as composed and recorded various music albums. Also has been associated with BTA for over 2 years.

Mr Ramesh Kumar Perche (Keyboard & Western Vocals)

Completed his Bachelor Degree in Vocal Performance & Music Education in the year of 2012 and also he has completed Western Classical Vocal Grade 8 with Merit from the Trinity College of London in the year 2016. He worked as a lab assistant in Pennsylvania United Medical association for 2 years (From 2007 – 2008) and 2 years in Nepalgunj Medical College as a Medical lab Assistant (From 2009 – 2010) he was also Helping in a Children Home Ministry in Kohalpur Nepal for 2 year as a volunteer. He Served as a Social Counselor through HOPE Nepal (Holistic Offering for Participating in Nepal)  

He graduated from Bangalore Conservatory in 2012, after Graduation In 2011 he worked as an Office Manager for a year in Bangalore Conservatory after which he was promoted as a COO (Chief Operation Officer). He worked as a Chief Operation Officer at The Bangalore Conservatory ( From 2012 – 2017 ) He Carries about 8 years’ experience in Teaching Vocal and Piano in CME (Center for Music Education). Joined BTA as a western vocal and piano instructor in Jun 2017.

Mr Franklin McCoy (Guitar)

Has been playing Guitar for a little more than a decade and a half spanning everything from classic rock to Jazz to Technical Metal.Has been the Lead Guitarist for multiple bands like "Revelation", "Enthroned", "Bloodbath”, “Temptress" and "Symmetry Hour". He is a big fan of the Progressive Metal school of music. Has played the college rock music circuit actively down south in the late nineties and commercially as well. Has been teaching music at BTA for 4 years.

Clinton Fredrick (Guitar)

Clinton Fredrick plays the Acoustic Guitar, Classical Guitar and is a student of the piano. Clinton completed his Bachelor of Music in Church Music Administration at The Bangalore Conservatory, with the classical guitar as his focus instrument. He was part of the Bangalore Conservatory Guitar Ensemble, performing various pieces such as J.S. Bach’s Prelude and Fugue, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly by Ennio Morricone, Lute Concerto in Dm by Vivaldi, etc. 

Presently, Clinton Fredrick is the Accreditation and Records officer and also arranges music and conducts the Handbell Ensembles at The Bangalore Conservatory.

He is also part of the Not Just Words Production crew; they produce music videos, short films and documentaries. 

Mr Bharath Layakaar (Tabla)

A Passionate Tabla Pro, Started his journey during his school days. Trained under PandithRajendraNakod for 6 years at BharatiyaVidyaBhavan,Bangalore. Later continued learning under Guru PandithSrikanth G D Devipur for 2 years and Guru PandithBhimashankarBidanur for 2 years at Mysore. 

He is a qualified professional – Completed Senior Diploma in Tabla from BharatiyaVidyaBhavan and Senior Tabla from Karnataka State Board. He also did Visharada in Tabla from AkhilaBharatiyaGandharvaMahavidyalayaMandal, Mumbai.

He Plays Tabla for Vocals, Instrumental, Light Music, Bhajans, Divotional Songs etc. Has performed in Various music festivals across India. 

Mr Srikanth Nittur (Carnatic Veena)

Srikanth N V who is more familiar as SrikanthNittur is one of the eminent Carnatic musicians and an exponent of the Veena. He started learning Veena at the age of 12 from VidwanMunivenkatappa and then from vidwan Sri T N Ram and professionally trained under Ganakalabushana Prof. H.V.Krishnamurthy who was also the principal of Vijaya College of Music. His interest in learning Veena gave him the confidence to give his first performance at the age of 14. As he progressed in the skill and knowledge, many music lovers started calling on him to learn music and also to render concerts. His deep insights into Lakshya and Lakshana aspects endeared him to his disciples as much to his fans.

Mr Ayyampettai K Paramasivam (Tabla / Mridangam)

B graded artist in All India Radio / DD since 1987

M.A. (Rhythmology) from Madras University 

Pursuing M. Phil in AnnamalaiUniversity,Chidambaram

Instruments well versed in: Mridhangam, Ganjira, Ghatam, Morsing, Tabla, Dolak

Mr JanardhanAcharya (Carnatic Violin)  

         

One of the senior Trainers at BTA. He was introduced to Carnatic Music at the age of 8 years. He Learnt Harmonium, Carnatic Vocal and Violin from his Father and Guru K N lakshminarasimhacharya who was a renowned musician. He started performing at a very young age of 16 years. He has performed all over the country ever since. His Teaching career started at the age of 16 under his Fathers guidance, He has been teaching for over 50 years now. 

Mr.S N S Anand (Mridangam)

 

Started playing Mridangam at the age of 10 yrs. He first learnt from Guru Nandyala Rammurthy for 5 yrs. Then he learnt from Guru M T Rajakeshree.Has done his B-grade auditions in all India Radio. Has given may performances in Bangalore and Chennai, has also performed in many TV shows and Radio programs. He has also won the 1st prize in Gayana Samaja.

Mrs Uma Maheshwari (Carnatic Flute)

Started learning Flute at the age of 15 under the guidance of MrRadha Krishna Naidu.

Her first stage performance was at the age of 20.

She is a member of Surabarathi – A cultural foundation where she performs regularly.

She participated in ThyagarajaAradhana and played the PancharatnaKeerthanas. 

Mr.Skhem Sum ( Drums)

 

Graduated with a Degree in Music Education from The Bangalore Conservatory majoring in drums and music composition, Currently an Instructor and a session drummer performing all around Bangalore.

Mr.Sudeep Robert (Guitar)

 

Sudeep has completed grade 5 trinity in plectrum guitar and grade 3 in theory. Has played for bands of different styles ranging from metal,  blues,  jazz to Indian film music. He has an experince of playing guitar and bass now for about ten years.

Mr.Sharwan Lee (Guitar)

 

 Music has been a part of my life since childhood, But officially his  musical career had begun since the year 2013. Initially started playing in the church Band and with many other groups in a various events and venues. Has an experience in teaching music to the group and students in Nepal. As part of my musical journey, completed 2 years of Formal bass guitar training from a renowned guitar trainer from Burma and completed basic course in Violin as well. Apart from this, have done Black belt in Martial Art ( TAEKWANDO) and has great experience of training people from different age group.

Currently pursuing his bachelors degree in Music from the Bangalore Conservatory major in Classical Guitar and music Education.

Mr.Enoch Ebenezer (Keyboard & Western Vocal)

 

A professional and passionate keyboard and Western vocal trainer has10 years of experience in Keyboard and 6 years in Western Vocals. He is working at Vibgyor High school for the past 5 years. Well versed in ABRMS LCM & Trinity Music boards.