Virgil Sequeira is an accomplished musician. From singing in choirs like the Stop Gaps and Cantata Choirs to conducting groups like the Xavier College Chorus in Mumbai and the Gandhi Ashram School Chorus and Orchestra in Kalimpong, Darjeeling, he has earned a place for himself in India's music scene.
He has Directed an Indian Choral music album and then gone on to represent India and its diverse music in an international vocal quartet (SOUL 2012 www.singersofunitedlands.org) that toured USA, Canada, Kenya, Zimbabwe and Zambia for which he arranged indian folk, religious and classical music. He has conducted reputed choirs like the Kokopelli Choir, Canada, Albion College Choir, Detroit Concert Choir and Symphony Chorus of New Orleans, USA and Nairobi Chorus, Kenya.
He graduated from St. Xavier's College Mumbai in Anthropology and constantly tries to bring his two passions together exploring and performing music of different cultures. He aspires to study ethnomusicology someday.
He currently shares his talent and interests at various schools in Mumbai through the Furtados School of Music as Music Educator and Project Manager. He teaches children to sing and play the piano, does workshops on Global Music, general music and choral singing for all age groups.
Here is a list of my Major arrangements of folk music from INDIA:
Bottle Masala (SATB, lang: East Indian Marathi)
Ramailo Nepali Tihar (SATB, lang: Nepali)
Mayal Lyang (SATB, lang: Lepcha)
Please click on the following links to view/ hear all of my work and performances:
Sound Cloud: http://soundcloud.com/vihansequeira
For any requests for my work or to request an arrangement or composition, do not hesitate to email me on firstname.lastname@example.org