Shyamant Behal

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Shyamant Behal began playing the classical guitar at the age of fourteen, and performed regularly at concerts organised by the Delhi School of Music. He finished his Grade 8 Trinity College exams in 1998, and after completing his Bachelors in History from Delhi University, went to study in Paris with a scholarship from the French Government. He perfected his skills as a musician while studying under Geneviève Chanut at the École Normale de Musique de Paris and received a Diplômed' Éxecution at the end of his studies. He also enrolled at the École Nationale de Musique et de Danse de Cachan, and was awarded a Médaille d'Or upon completing his Diplôme d'Études Musicales. Since his return to India in 2007, he has given a number of concerts across the country, both as a soloist and with various ensembles. He currently lives in Goa.