Programme Details

Programme Details

ANAND SESHADRI: piano

ANAND SESHADRI (piano)

Start Date : 22nd August 2016
ANAND SESHADRI, Piano

Anand Seshadri, a Chennaite,is a passionate musician born in a non-musical family. Though being an engineering graduate with distinction, his intense passion and love for music always pushed him towards the goal of becoming a performer and a composer. His musical journey started with private lessons under Guitarist Thangadurai Samuel and he completed Grade 8 in Practical, Theory and then LTCL (Equivalent to Level 6 UK Honours degree) in 2010. He found his way to the Birmingham Conservatoire in the UK, where he completed Master of music in Piano Performance with distinction (Youngest to complete ? at 21) under Pianists David Quigley and Katherine Lam. Having seen the development and passion of Anand, the head of Keyboard at the Conservatoire Mr. John Thwaites offered him a 2-year course in the Conservatoire with about 70 % scholarship since it was felt that

his continuous studying at the Conservatoire will help him scale greater heights in the field of Music. However, unfortunately, he was not able to pursue the course owing to lack of financial support. But, with unstinted passion even in tough circumstances, he subsequently got into the prestigious Franz Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest, Hungary. There he studied under professors Jeno Jando and Dr. David Ball, the only Indian so far to have achieved this distinction. During his time in Birmingham and Budapest he had master classes with Martin Jones, Martino Tirimo, Bernd Goetzke, Dina Yoffe and TamasUngar.

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