Mr. Vivek

Head of Piano Department

IN THEIR OWN WORDS

Vivek Santhosh hails from Kerala’s Cultural Capital, Thrissur. He started learning Carnatic Music (Vocal) and Piano at the ager of 12. Since then he has been passionately pursuing his love for music as a Performer, Composer and Programmer. He has also been teaching Piano for the past 15 years. Being a post graduate in Carnatic music and also the first person in the state of Kerala to have acquired an LTCL (Licentiate of Trinity College, London), a Performance diploma in Piano, has helped him find a balance between his interest in eastern and western classical music. In the year 2009 he was awarded with a fellowship for the ‘Upcoming Musician’ of the year by an organisation called ‘Piano’ (Kerala). Even though getting accepted by the prestigious Berklee College of Music, Boston, United States, with a scholarship was a dream come true in 2012, studying there was a distant reality. He has been constantly associating with many Music directors and Musicians. The influence of Jazz and Progressive Music genres too became prominent later on in his life and the result was an experimental jazz and contemporary music band called Vivek Santhosh Trio.

Music expresses that which

cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent

Victor Hugo