Sundar has played guitar for close to 30 years and has taught music technology (recording/production), music theory, and music history at the university level for ten years. His playing and compositional work have been performed at venues across Canada and the US and has been broadcast nationwide on CBC Radio 2. He has a PhD in Music Composition from University at Buffalo (State University of New York), an MA in Composition from York University and a BA in Music from Carleton University.
He teaches classical, pop/rock, and folk/blues. In addition to his university teaching, he has successfully prepared students for Royal Conservatory theory exams as well as post-secondary auditions.
In lessons, Sundar’s goals are to build a comfortable rapport with students and teach students with music that they enjoy. He goes out of his way to find music and learning resources that will be interesting, challenging, and appealing to students, rather than sticking exclusively to what can be found in a textbook. In each lesson, he sets one reachable goal that a student will be able to achieve within the lesson’s duration and assigns a realistic amount of work to be practiced at home.