Kapil Srivastava

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Kapil Srivastava
Kapil Srivastava.jpg
During the Video shoot of a Song at a studio in Delhi, India.
Background information
Born 23 June
Delhi, India
Occupation(s) Guitarist, Composer, Author
Instruments Guitar
Associated acts Guitarmonk
Website www.guitaristindia.com

Kapil Srivastava (born 23 June) is an Indian Guitarist, music author, composer,[1] trainer [2] from New Delhi. Kapil completed his education from DAV Public School and thereafter pursued his graduation in commerce from University of Delhi. He started his career in 1996 as a guitarist and worked for record labels including Sa Re Ga Ma[3] etc.

Kapil apart from being guitar player also established his music concept under the name of Guitarmonk in 2003 which primarily focus on guitar education, music career,[4] live guitar performances[5] and similar products and service initiatives.[6]

Kapil has been taming an interest for music and allied arts since he was 10 years old. His interests comprise music composing, authoring, music education[7] and live guitar concerts.[8] He has authored several books on guitar some of them are as beginner's guide to plectrum guitar series as prelude, grade 1, grade 2, grade 3[9] & produced instrumental guitar album as Indian Guitaroo vol 1[10] & vol 2.[11]

He and his team have been training corporate to motivate employees and raise productivity.[12] He has been further playing a major role in counseling schools to consider music education as a serious area rather mere custom.[13]


Kapil Srivastava [14] has composed several guitar compositions. Among them he also improvised India's fastest Bollywood guitar piece Neele Neele Ambar Par,[15] Chura Liya hai tumne on guitar [16] etc. He also composed music, The Journey,[17] for a Bollywood movie Dubai Returns. Guitar duet release with Grammy Winner Vishwa Mohan Bhatt [18] in the year 2016 for the composition Merry Love Rain.[19]


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  12. ^ "Niojak". Niojak. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  13. ^ "Curriculum Magazine". Curriculum Magazine. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
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  15. ^ "ActFaqs". ActFaqs. Retrieved 25 November 2014.
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  17. ^ "GhanaNews". GhanaNews. Retrieved 5 June 2015.
  18. ^ "BroadwayWorld". BroadwayWorld. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
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