Brandon Poonwassie

Short Bio of Brandon Poonwassie

Born in Trinidad and Tobago in 1994, music educator & professional musician, Brandon Poonwassie is a peerless musical polymath, invested in the worlds of concert, theater and popular music, be it Western Classical Music & Hindustani Classical Music. He started his Career in Music at the age of 6 where he debuted on the Piano in the year 2000 at a concert held in his hometown, Woodland. Ever since his debut, he began pursuing his Career in Music. He performed on numerous instruments such as the dholak, harmonium and even sang in the inter-primary school music competition ( Baal Vikaas ) and also performed on the Trinibago National Instrument, the Steel Pan at San Fest Music Festival with St Benedict's College.   He didn't stop pursuing music after he graduated from College. He went on to pursue music at a University level and he is now a graduate of the Academy of the Performing Arts, University of Trinidad and Tobago where he pursued the Sangeet Prathama, Hindusthani Classical Program for 2 years which consisted of Vocal, Harmonium, Tabla and Music Technology. In the recent year (2017), Brandon attained a Grade 5 Piano Certificate ( Practical ) with Distinction of Trinity College London Music and Grade 7 Theory Certificate with Merit of Trinity College London Music. He also aquired a Certificate from the DianJen Media Company after studying Key Topics on the Music Copyright Law for Caribbean Musicians, Publishing and Licensing, Mixing and Mastering in Studio, Entrepreneurship and Music Business Management to mention a few. Brandon is currently enrolled at The University of the West Indies pursuing his Bachelors of Arts (BA) Musical Arts. He has provided musical accompaniment for a number of popular Local Bands and Local and International Artists and he had been to one of our Caribbean Island, Barbados, spreading his Music. Poonwassie's dream is to spread his music worldwide, educate in the field of music and have his Professional Recording Studio.