Chantelle Menezes is a Mumbai and Toronto-based full time entrepreneur and part time musician. She performs under many monikers – solo, trio, in a capella groups, bands, choirs, as well as with sessions musicians. She has been singing professionally since the age of 6 and has an Advanced Performance Certificate in piano from Trinity College of London.
Largely influenced by jazz, soul, R&B and pop, she covers a spectrum of evergreen and contemporary music, that she morphs into their own whimsical style dominated by lilting harmonies. She regularly performs live music at venues across the city, and often accompanies herself on keyboard or ukulele.
- Performed and recorded backing vocals for Agnee in MX Player’s Times Music Awards TV Show
- Performed in AR Rahman’s ensemble at the Ambani’s $100 million wedding reception in 2018, sharing the stage with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Bollywood’s biggest musicians.
- Previously also performed in AR Rahman’s ensemble for the IPL awards and at the Ambani-Birla wedding reception in 2013 with Clinton Cerejo.
- Collaborated with the industry’s biggest names for MTV Coke Studio, MTV Unplugged, Sachin & Jigar, and Vijay Prakash, to name a few.
- Sung in movies like Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, Ek Tha Tiger, Taare Zameen Par, and ads for Fiama Di Wills, Saffola Oil, etc.
- Conducted the Xavier’s College Chorus and other local gospel choirs
- Was part of the Living Voices Choir and Cadenza Kantori (also performed with CK in Washington outside the White House, and in Canada)
- Versatility is in her blood which translates to not only a wide range of genres that she’s comfortable performing in, but also languages like French, Spanish and Hindi.
- She is comfortable with both, acoustic sets as well as performing with backing tracks and also performs original music.
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VENUES PERFORMED AT
The Taj Mahal Hotel
JW Marriott Hotel
G5A Contemporary Centre for Performing Art
The Little Door
Live & Recorded Performances
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