Antony Varghese – Persian Gulf
Born in India, Antony Varghese has been playing drums since he was 8 years old. He later earned his Diploma in Teaching from Trinity College of London for Music Educators.
He is currently working in the Bahrain Philharmonic Orchestra as a Principal Percussionist, with the Bahrain Police band and as a Drum Teacher at Bahrain Music Institute.
He currently holds the Asian and Indian Record for most drum strokes played in a minute. He has won 2 national championships for drums in India ande also participated in the Drum-off Global contest— winning the regional contest 2 times. In 2020 Antony won a special edition snare drum from Dixon Company and, in 2021, was part of the prestigious Dubai Expo.