Teen Rock Band from Bangalore bags Championship at Band-It Music Festival 2019
Bangalore, 20 November 2019: Bangalore-based student retro rock band, The G Minors - comprising of 5 artists between the ages of 12 - 15, emerged as the champions at the grand finale of Band-it Festival 2019, held at the Shiela Gopal Raheja auditorium in Bandra, Mumbai on November 16, 2019.
Band-it Music Festival, an annual inter school music competition was organised by Furtados School of Music, Mumbai this year. The festival saw participation from over 50 bands from 228 schools across eight cities—Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chandigarh, Bangalore, Pune, Delhi, Chennai and Kolkata.
Playing together for the past five years, The G Minors began as a small student band at Gopalan International School, as promoted by their music teacher, Neville De Monte and encouraged by their school principal. Today, they are a rising retro rock band that has won several competitions in Bangalore, with members between the ages of 12 and 15—Preet Mohan Sainani, Nikita Sree Nambiar and Shreya Srinivasan on vocals; Pranav Sanjai on lead guitar; Sohan Chakravarty Talla on rhythm guitar; Varun Anand on drums and Nived Joshi on bass guitar.