Merlin Dsouza

Music Composer/Director/Pianist

MERLIN spells Magic Creating musical footprints in her musical Yatra and Journey!

A huge variety, a perpetual individuality…Talent meets technique, power and passion meld together.There’s verve, there’s flourish.There’s magic.

Who is Merlin? What is she?

Let her music be the answer.It all began in a close knit musical Goan household where playing by ear to learning classical piano from age six was a…birth right! Her parents and Music teacher nourished the passion and talent through the growing up years. Composing arranging scoring her first musical theatrical play at seventeen years of age. She went on to play on Radio, National Competitions and finally got her Diploma through Trinity College of Music, London along with a Degree in Psychology and a diploma in Public Relations and Travel and Tourism. From performing at The World’s wonder TAJ MAHAL to around the world her Musical Milestones are vast, varied and exciting! Fondly called the “FEMALE REHMAN” whose body of work extensively includes many exciting genres of music. She has composed and produced music for Bollywood ,Theatre, Sonic Branding, Albums, From the Blue Note in the US to all over India she continues to tour extensively across Europe, Asia and America. Music…is what drives her and makes her heartBeat!

CONCERTS EVENTS and ALL THAT JAZZ! Unforgettable experiences

International Economic Forum (Sweden), World Fusion Music Festival( Holland), Music Brand Ambassador-Hennessey XO Jazz Tour( S.E.Asia), Jazz Haven, Blue Note Manhattan, (NY) India Festival (Sri Lanka) , Musical Theatre Festival (Amsterdam), World Women Forum-Bold Talks (UAE),World Lusofonia Games ( Goa), SONY Pix launch for Will Smith, Moriss Garage, Hallmark Channel, Queen’s Birthday Celebrations, Make In India (PM and world Heads of State (India) Duke Ellington Centenary Concert, Prince Charles Visit, Google…Collaboration and Performances with Grammy Award winning icons YOYOMA, ARTURO SANDOVAL, TRILOK GURTU, SHIVAMANI,SHUBHA MUDGAL, TIMES Square Diwali 2020…

TV PROGRAMS…with a sound dimension

India’s Dancing with the Stars-Jhalak Dikhla Jaa / Movers and Shakers

SONIC BRANDING iconic audios for Brands!

Creative Partner with Brandmusiq and Director of MUSIC MODE Productions, here are to name a few…Mastercard , Standard Chartered, Dubai Tourism, Singapore Tourism, Vistara Airlines, BigCBS, Reliance, HDFC bank, Lacto-Nestle, Maharashtra Tourism, CNN-Ibn News,Tata Salt, World Music Konkani Awards, Zee News, ABC Heinz,STAR Sports National Anthems..


Gandhi-Nelson Mandela 150 years concert, Gateway of India 26/1,India’s Daughters/e / Joy of Giving / Ashray Foundation/ WE CAN Org/ LAADLI foundation

FILMS…and magical, memorable soundtracks as MUSIC DIRECTOR, ARRANGER, COMPOSER Vocal Director for Prince of Egypt ( Hindi Version), Bombay Boys,K3G Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Road,Agnivarsha,Piya Basanti-2,Socha Na Tha, Ganga Jal, Rules, Tum MiloTo Sahi, Lion King ( HindiVersion) Bus Yun Hi

THEATER With Alyque Padamsee and Nasseruddin Shah-Willy Russel’s Blood Brothers , Godspell, Romeo and Juliet, JuliusCesar, Wizard of Oz, Ramayan, GANDHI the Musical, Bombay Jazz,Sound of Music, Grease…

ALBUMS Soul Yatra with Rakesh Chaurasia, SONG for AFRICA Red Cross Kenya, Mantra, Band of Boys, INDIVA…


TwiceTED-Ex Speaker Leadership Lessons through Music, Audio Branding,British Council,, Tarsem Mittal’s AllAboutMusic Forum, Ramesh Sippy Institute,International winner of World Leadership Congress Award from 80 countries worldwide as Music Director, Rodas Int Award for best Female Music Director, Cine Los Angeles-Dada Phalke Jaipur Lit- Delhi Int Fest AWARD for the score of Mount of Faith and nominated for the Mothers of India Award and Karamveer Award for contribution to women through music.