Ganesh B. Kumar is a talented Composer, who holds a Licentiate in Music (LTCL) from the Trinity College of Music, London. From childhood, he was fascinated by the works of great masters and this impression left an indelible mark on his young mind. In course of time, the seed of Classical Music took root and he began to explore its intricacies and possibilities. In this respect, his father proved to be a great pillar of strength and encouragement all through his musical journey.
Ganesh began learning music at the tender age of nine from Mr. Anthony D’Cruz, who was his first teacher. Finding that he was genuinely interested in music, Mr. D’Cruz introduced him to the renowned teacher Mr. Abdul Sattar, who became his friend, philosopher and guide throughout his musical journey. Under his mentor’s excellent tutelage comprising of intensive and extensive training, Ganesh successfully completed his diploma in theory and practicals in Classical Guitar and was conferred with the L.T.C.L. (Licentiate of Trinity College of Music, London)
Ever since he started composing music, his primary aim was to create music that would inspire and spiritually elevate mankind. His fascination for Harmony and Contrapuntal writing helped him to strike the right balance between the diatonic and chromatic worlds in both traditional and contemporary music. Ganesh composes and records at his own State-of-the-art studio. He was honored to have been commissioned to write a Classical piece for a world reputed duo from Netherlands – pianist Marcel Worms and flautist Eleonore Pameijer, who were chosen as the ‘Ambassadors for Peace’ by the UNICEF for their ‘Six Continental Tour Project.’ Another highlight of his musical career was when he scored the music for a Hollywood film titled ‘9 LIVES OF MARA, ’a fairytale film noir, that won him the prestigious Tabloid Witch Award, for the Best Soundtrack of 2008, held in Santa Monica, Los Angeles. Recently he was felicitated by the Trinity College of Music, London, for his outstanding contribution to the field of music, both in Classical and Contemporary.