Ravi Iyer


Ravi Iyer

Ravi Iyer, based out of Mumbai (India), is a Guitar Mentor, Performer and Composer.


He began his musical journey at the age of 7 with formal training in Tabla, under the tutelage of Late Shri Vasantrao Acharekar. Later in his teens Ravi took up the Guitar and during the mid 80's he began his training in guitar music under reputed instructors Mr. Bismark, Mr. Christopher Rodriques and Mr. John Timothy respectively.


Been over 3 decades that Ravi Iyer himself has mentored innumerable students,  has given countless number of live performances with his earlier rock bands, currently tours with his world fusion project across India & Internationally, has released 4 albums in the rock / fusion genres, sessions as guitar player for live concerts / studio sessions  and scores music for commercial projects.


He has also performed his duties as a guitar player with the likes of maestro Dr. L Subramaniam and Ustad Fazal Qureshi.


Concert Milestones, to name a few...


Live Sessions

India By The Nile (Egypt) with Dr. L. Subramaniam, April 2017

The Times Of India Swar Sangam Jugalbandhi Music Festival, Bangalore with Dr. L. Subramaniam 2017

The Lakshminarayana Global Music Festival  2017, with Dr. L. Subramaniam

Ustad Alla Rakha Sangeet Sammelan 2016, Jalandhar, Punjab, with Ustad Fazal Qureshi

Ustad Alla Rakha's 97th birth anniversary celebration, Pune 2016

Dr. L. Subramaniam in Hyderabad and Singapore

The Water Festival with Ustad Fazal Qureshi, Ahmedabad 2011-2012


Headlining Concerts & Collaborations with V-RAVI GUITAR FUSION


Apart from countless number of prestigious corporate events that he has headlined few of the many live concerts, music festivals and collaborations are listed below...


Music Matters, Singapore, 2017

Shared stage with Maestro Louiz Banks and part of MIX THE CITY, an unique world wide collaboration project curated by The British Council 2017

Kasauli Rhythm & Blues Festival 2016 with Ustad Fazal Qureshi and Pandit Ravi Chary

Sanskruti Arts Festival, Thane 2015

Headlined at The Monsoon Festival, Osho Ashram, Pune 2015

Shared stage with Padmabushan Vikku Vinayakram at Pashan Festival, Pune 2014

Headlined The Taehwa River International Jazz Festival in Ulsan (South Korea) Sept’ 2014

Performed in USA at The Chittirai Festival, San Francisco, The Indian Embassy New York and at The North Castle Library Auditorium, Armonk 2012

Headlined at The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, Mumbai 2011

Ravi Iyer is known for his unique style of performance with his custom made guitar fusing a rare synthesis of Western and Indian Classical Music with strong melodic and rhythmic arrangements.

Apart from being a composer and performer, Ravi Iyer is the CEO, Founder at his music academy viz; Ravi Iyer Academy For Performing Arts, where music education is imparted and this academy is also  equipped with an audio recording/production studio resulting to be a complete music education/performance hub for the students to gain their knowledge in their respective fields.