Rahul Suntah is a composer, music producer and pianist who has attracted a popular following on Instagram after posting breathtaking piano covers of popular hits and releasing his debut EP ‘Piano Stories’ alongside winning the UWE Bristol Talent Show and being featured on popular platforms such as BBC, ITV, Classic FM, Music Crowns, Right This Minute and Pianist Magazine.
Learning the piano at the young age of 8 in Mauritius, Rahul studied ABRSM Piano and Music Theory and carried on with a bachelor’s in Music Technology and a master’s in Film Scoring in the UK graduating in 2021. Besides his musical education, Rahul is a versatile composer and pianist known online for his unique piano covers and compositions being among musicians who are reshaping the way the piano is played. Blending the world of Classical and Popular music with unconventional piano extended techniques and the aid of a Launchpad and live loop setups, Rahul adapts a wide range of other musical genres to his solo performances such as Jazz, R&B, Pop, Rock and EDM. His musical inspirations broadly range from Beethoven, Mozart, Chopin to Queen, Michael Jackson, Daft Punk, John Williams, Hans Zimmer, The Piano Guys, Jamie Cullum as well as Charlie Puth, Ed Sheeran, Peter Bence and Jacob Collier.
In the last few years, Rahul had his track ‘Paradise Island’ featured among the top tracks of 2021 on BBC Music Introducing, opened for the Unique Valentine’s Live Show in Manchester, had his first headline shows in Bristol and London, opened for Amsterdam’s Maandag Award Show and starred in their TV campaign in 2022. Rahul also gave an exciting opportunity to young piano prodigy ‘Rebecca Seziba’ from Cape Town, who went viral at the beginning of this year, to join him in a virtual duet on one of his original compositions.
Rahul is now back with another fabulous cover of Harry’s Styles’ hit ‘As It Was’ using his distinctive piano and launchpad live loop setup.