Teemeer Chimulkar is a Professional Guitarist and a Guitar Tutor since the late Nineties, inspired by popular rock music. Presently he’s the Singer-Songwriter and the Lead guitarist for his immensely adored rock band “Teemeer and the CirKle”. He was the first artist endorsed by ESP guitars when they started their India operations. His professional musical career began forming the legendary Mumbai based Heavy-metal band “Sceptre”, which toured all around India, headlining shows for more than twelve years. He was the Founder, Singer-Songwriter and Lead-Guitarist for the band. They released their debut album with Counter Culture in the summer of 2008.
With more than a decade of experience in the music business; Teemeer is as passionate about teaching guitar as he is about playing it. His lessons are tailor-made to suit musical taste, age and learning pace of his students. Not surprisingly, his star students include National Award winning singer Mahalakshmi Iyer, the popular actors such as Suchitra Pillai, Adhyayan Suman, Sonakshi Sinha and Sarah Loren.
Many of Teemeer’s students are rocking India today with their respective rock bands; Sahil Makhija aka The Demonstealer (Demonic Resurrection, Reptilian Death and Workshop), Siddarth Kadadi (Zygnema), Prashant Shah (Scribe and Exhumation), Abhishek Dasgupta(The Cirkle, Shor Bazaar and solo artist cum studio musician), Arman Menzies (Goddess Gagged) and Shezan Shaikh(Providence and Sceptre) to name just a few.
Teemeer has also been a guitar and music instructor at Tata Consultancy Services for eight years. He has recently taken up teaching music at the Oberoi International School. His goal is to pass on his knowledge and experience of music to anyone with a passion for learning, regardless of age or profession.
Going forward, his largely popular jam band The Cirkle which has played regularly at popular Mumbai clubs like Not Just Jazz by the Bay, The Hard Rock Cafe, Firangi pani, etc. for the past 4 years will be hitting the studio very shortly for their debut record. Teemeer is also jamming along with popular Bollywood singers as a lead guitarist, electrifying packed crowds with his passion and skill. There are also a few Bollywood offers to write songs or be a part of the soundtrack.