Faculty Team


Ms. Anandita Kumar

Ms. Anandita Kumar Junior Clinical Musician Prasanna Autism Centre Diagnosed with CP after being born with a congenital heart problem, Anandita has worked her way through many difficult situations with the loving support of her family. Today she feels that she can contribute to the lives of children who are facing similar challenges. Currently she …

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Ms. Nishtha Tejwani

Ms. Nishtha Tejwani Clinical Musician & Project lead for Prasanna Autism Centre Ms. Nishtha Tejwani is a Developmental Psychologist, a trained musician, and a bharatnatayam dancer. She aims to combine the knowledge of both the fields of music and psychology to provide a holistic approach to therapy. Through her work, she hopes to make a …

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Mr. Zubin Balsara

Mr. Zubin Balsara Lead Faculty for CCM Course Mr. Zubin Balsara studied BE Production and pursued his alternative career as musician and drummer for various bands in Pune city. After a brief stint in corporate work, Zubin pursued his passion for music, and it led him to the USA where he studied drum circle facilitation …

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Mr. Akshay Shanbagh

Mr. Akshay Shanbagh Founder & Coordinator – West Pune Music Club & Editor-in-Chief of Rhythm & Blues Magazine Currently Akshay is a BS MS Student at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune (IISER). Born in Mumbai, he is a drummer and a physics aspirant. He started to play the drum set at …

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Mr. Akshay Malpani

Mr. Akshay Malpani Executive Assistant to Projects Director Mr. Akshay Malpani manages logistics, venues, administration and special events for the foundation. Akshay is a student of drumming and has been playing for the past 10 years. In addition to working with WCCL, he is an assistant drum teacher at Vidya Valley school.  

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