Nirmal Augastaya BIOGRAPHY
Nirmal Augastaya, whose official name is Niraj Kumar Nirmal has explored several areas of Art, carries a good track record as a Poet and a Musician, Is a Music Composer and Writer.
Nirmal Augastaya was born on 25th of August 1976 in a small place of Bihar, India. His father Sri Ram Chandra Prasad is a retired govt. employee and his mother Smt. Nirmala Devi is a housewife. Nirmal Augastaya is a poet, a Hawaiian guitar player and a western classical piano player apart from an upcoming Music Composer and Lyricist.
His creative journey starts with literature when at the early age of 9 he started writing. In 1989 he got introduced to different form of arts in an art festival and he was very much impressed with painting and a Hawaaiiyan Guitar player playing Raag BaageShree. Inspired and touched he picked up Hawaaiiyan Guitar and started taking lessons of Indian classical from a noted Guru Sri Ratan Ghosh who taught him the basics of Indian Classical Music and fetched a good Hawaiian guitarist inside him. During this training he passed senior-diploma in Indian Classical music with Hawaiian guitar from Prayag Sangeet Samitee. Grew up with the natural instinct of writing, Music and Painting this training added more dimension in his pursuit which gradually turned into a passion and finally into a career.
After two years he started composing melodies on the words written by him. But there was something in music which always hypnotized him and it was Harmony .This thirst drove him in a world of harmonically designed Western classical music and a complete instrument, the queen of all instruments-The Piano-forte. He completed Grade-7 in practical and Grade -5 in theory from the Associated Board Of The Royal School Of Music under the dynamic guidance of Late Mr. Sam Framrose Engineer (FTCL) from the ABRSM, India centre. During the training he learnt various flavors of music which enriched him on the whole and he also worked on his compositions, nurtured them with the music arrangement, and groomed them into harmonically design melodies. During this phase he composed many songs of different flavor common for the listeners of Indian sub-continent. Regional, Pop, Devotional, Ghazal, Hard Rock and some Instrumental compositions in jazz, he involved himself in this entire genre to grow up.