Karendra is a versatile musician and an educator. He started learning the violin at the age of 8, and over the years has developed a sound knowledge about piano, guitar, percussion instruments and Theory of Music
Tatyana is a highly accomplished and recognised solo concert pianist, accompanist and teacher with global experience. She has done post graduate study at the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory, with specialisation in solo piano.
Rowan Parker, music educationist and guitarist
Rowan ParkerAn acclaimed music educationist and guitarist with over 25 years of experience. He was an examiner with Rock School and also produced Guitar Encounters Grades 6-8 for Yamaha Music School, UK. Rowan has exclusively developed the Rockstar curriculum for FSM in India.
Terence Pascal, Asst.Mentor (drums)
Terence started teaching drums at the tender age of 15. He is an able assistant and understudy to Gino Banks at FSM. He performs regularly with several bands in a variety of genres.
Abhishek Shah, Mentor Guitar
Has been learning music since the age of 4 and developed his guitar knowledge from one of Indias leading guitar players, Ravi Iyer. He continues his development and learning with International teachers. He performs regularly and was has recently endorsed PRS Guitars.
Joanna Ive, Director
A Professional musician and educator, having over 20 years of experience, with a degree from the Royal Academy of Music in London. She has been a principal examiner for Oxford, Cambridge and Edexcel examination.
Gino Banks, Mentor( Drums)
Gino is a versatile drummer having played with India’s leading musicians across the world. Easily one of India’s most influential drummers, Gino has been involved with FSM since the inception of its drum programme and continues to mentor the drum teachers and conduct regular workshops.
Ryan Bangera, Teacher Coach
Ryan is a passionate and dedicated teacher, having taught privately for over 8 years. He is a singer, keyboardist and pianist and also plays many instruments including the Guitar, Flute & accordion. He has formal advanced training in Piano and in the Kodaly method.