Abhilash Ashok Kumar( DIRECTOR , ABAK MUSIC ACADEMY)

Starting with devotional music when he was 10, keyboardist and guitaristAbhilash Ashok Kumar, learnt the nunances of music from his father Ashok Kumar, a famous guitaristin the city. While pursuing his Bachelors of Business Management at Kongunadu College of Arts and Science, he performed for Art of Living by Sri Ravishankar,Arunmadhavanand spiritual guru Mata Amritanandamayi. “After my devotional stints, I realized my interest in rock and pop music and appliedfor grade examinations in trinity College of Music, London, and in April 2013 completed Grade 8 in the rock and pop category,” (Grade 8 being the highest grade in Trinity College of Music, London),Completed Grade 8 in Keyboard,Guitar,Bassguitar,Theory of music …
He teaches Guitar,Piano,keyboard,theory….
He & his ABAK MUSIC ACADEMY , guides the students to graduate at various levels from Trinity college London where renowned Masteros like ilayaraja & A.R.Rahman have stamped their marks.
His aim is to encourage & motivate students to learn music and he is widely encouraged by his parent's (Mr.Ashok Kumar & Mrs.Usha Devi) and his brother Mr.Akash.
As a part of city-based Music Academy, he has been training young students in rock music for the past 4  years.

Orchestra & Stage Performance
  1. Played on stage with bands of famous playback singers at the age of 14 Onwards.
  2. Part of famous ‘Mallisseri Orchestra’ since 2010 as Guitarist& Keyboardist
  3. Live performances & recordings for Mata Amritanandamayi and Sri Sri Ravi Shankar&Arunmadhavan
  4. Jugalbandhi – as a Hindusthani with Grammy Award winner and Hollywood music director Mr. Lawrence Rosenthal on Western Piano at the International Music Concert “East Meets West” – 2007.
Teaching & Training
  1. Working In Western Music Department as Teacher  at PSBB MILLENNIUM SCHOOL for the past 4 years.
  2. Teaching for Trinity college London Grade exams …& Rock &  pop exams …..
  3. Training for reality shows.
  4. He is widely encouraged by his parent's. And people who helped and encouraged in life is Mr. Arun Madhavan, Mr. Ramachandran, Mr. Raja Bharathi, Mr.IsaacSunder singh, Mr. Donald, Mr. Jaya Prakash

 

 

ASHOK KUMAR ‘s Musical Journey( Founder ABAK MUSIC ACADEMY)

  1. Well versed with Bass Guitar, Lead Guitar, Keyboard, Piano, Mandolin, Violin, Veena, Sitar, Harmonium, Accordian
  2. Mastered Carnatic, Hindusthani and Western Music.
Film Music & Recordings
  1. HMV Studios as main instrument player for Guitar, Bass Guitar, Mandolin &Accordian
  2. Worked with famous singers like T.M.S, Chitra, Mano, UnniMenon, Jayachandran, P. Susheela and S. Janaki
  3. Played Guitar for various albums of K.J Yesudas at Tharangini studio
  4. Member of Cine Music Association in 1978

 

Orchestra & Stage Performance
  1. Played on stage with bands of famous music directors AT. Ummar, Johnson &Raveendran
  2. Foreign tours with AT. Ummar, jolly Abraham
  3. Part of famous ‘Mallisseri Orchestra’ since 1984 as Guitarist
  4. Live performances & recordings for Mata Amritanandamayi and Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
  5. Jugalbandhi – as a Hindusthani Guitarist with Grammy Award winner and Hollywood music director Mr. Lawrence Rosenthal on Western Piano at the International Music Concert “East Meets West” – 2007.
Teaching & Training
  1. Head of Music Department at DhanwahthriKalakshetra for the past 8 years
  2. Worked in many schools in Coimbatore – Avila Convent, Lisieux, VimalJyothi, G.D. Naidu, CMS and AmrithaVidyalayam
  3. Private teaching classes and training for reality shows singers of Jaya TV, Vijay TV, Kalaingar TV
  4. Support by 2 sons Mr. Abhilash and Mr. Akash

AKASH IS TALENTED SINGER & MUSIC DIRECTOR , PASSED GRADE EXAM IN VOCAL AT TRINITY COLLEGE LONDON &Msc in ELECTRONIC MEDIA & WORKING AS PROMO PRODUCER AT RADIO MIRCHI FM .