Date: Sunday, December 2nd  / Time: 14:30 / Venue: Chandra, The Park Chennai / Event Type: Music Workshop

This session, led by Aditya Balani explores various aspects of songwriting including form and structure, lyric writing, melody, harmony and arrangement. Aditya will break down his own writing process to spark creativity and how he uses these building blocks to transform ideas into finished songs. 


  • Aditya Balani

    Aditya Balani Global Music Institute

    Aditya Balani is a multi-faceted guitarist, singer-songwriter, music producer and educator from New Delhi, India. He is the co-founder and director at Global Music Institute (GMI), one of the leading music colleges in the country. He is an Ableton Certified Trainer and he constantly strives to bring innovate teaching methodologies for his harmony, songwriting, music production and guitar courses. Aditya's work has transcended stylistic and international borders and has been featured on BBC Asia Beats, MTV Coke Studio, Pepsi MTV Indies, and BBC Radio to name a few. Constants and Variables (EP) won him Best Pop Artist at the Radio City Freedom Awards ’15 and has been listed among the Top 10 EP’s of 2015 by Rolling Stone India.

  • Global Music Institute

    Global Music Institute GMI

    Global Music Institute (GMI), one of the leading music colleges in India, was founded in 2011 with the mission of bringing a distinctive and modern approach to music education. Through its vision and mission, GMI works to promote cross-cultural musical dialogue and exchange, especially between contemporary and more traditional and folkloric styles of music through its diverse local, national and international faculty. Music education at GMI is viewed as holistic learning experience that is important at every stage of a persons life and development. GMI is the first college in India to be a member of the Berklee Global Partners (BGP) an international collaboration with the aim of developing leaders of performing arts education around the world. The partnership is intended to help students grow and develop their skills and careers with a global focus and access promising new ideas through interesting partnerships across academic study, performance, faculty and students from partner institutions around the world.