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  • Buddhadev Dasgupta

    Padma Bhushan Pandit Buddhadev Dasgupta is recognised worldwide as one of the finest masters of the sarod. Born in 1933 in Bhagalpur, he started his music training with Pandit Radhika Mohan Maitra. A veteran performer in major musical and cultural festivals, rich honours have come his way including the prestigious Padma Bhushan Award in 2012 and the Sangeet Natak Akademi's Tagore Akademi Ratna in 2011. An accomplished teacher, he has yielded students of the highest order. Pandit Dasgupta has been a Guru of ITC SRA's Instrumental Division since 2002 and is a member of the Experts Committee.

  • Budhaditya Mukherjee

    Budhaditya Mukherjee is a renowned classical sitarist from India, an exponent of Imdadkhani Gharana. Considered to be one of the leading classical musicians of his generation, Mukherjee trained in the disciplines of the sitar and surbahar under the guidance of his father Late Pandit Bimalendu Mukherjee. He has extensively toured in India and abroad, Mukherjee was the first musician to perform at the House of Commons in London. He is a recipient of the Sangeet Natak Academi Award, Kumar Gandharva Sanman and Sangeet Mahasanman Award.

  • Chandrasekhara Sharma

    Chandrasekhara Sharma is a ghatam artist from India. He comes from a family of musicians, Sharma is the nephew of T H Vikku Vinayakram and T H Subash Chandran. He trained under the guidance of his uncle, T HSubhash Chandran.

  • Chetna Banawat

    Dr. Chetna Banawat is vocalist and tanpura artist from Mumbai, India. She trained under the guidance of her mother Madana Banawat, father Ramnarayan Banawat, Dr. Prabha Atre, and Pandit Balasaheb Poonchwale. Banawat is currently an Associate Professor at Mumbai University, India.

  • Charumathi Raghuraman

    Charumathi Raghuraman is a violinist from India. She trained under the guidance of T N Krishnan and P S Narayanaswamy. Raghuraman has performed as a soloist and accompanied many musicians in India and abroad.

  • Debashish Bhattacharya

    Debashish Sarkar is a renowned composer, vocalist and instrumentalist; who comes from a family of musicians. His music training was guided by Ustad Gulam Mohammad Khan, Sukhendu Goswami, Ustad Sagiruddin Khan and Sukumar Mitra. Considered to be an innovative composer, due to his melodious voice and for being a master of the harmonium; Debashish has researched and revived old dance compositions and helped regenerate music suitable for both Kathak and Odissi dances. Debashish has performed in various dance and music conferences from all over India and abroad.

  • Debojyoti Bose

    Debojyoti Bose is a notable tabla artist from India, an exponent of the Senia Bangash Gharana. His grandfather Akshay Kumar Bose had a great passion for tabla which was passed on to the generations that followed. Bose is part of the fourth generations of musicians in his family. His father, Pandit Biswanath Bose, was an exponent of the Benaras Gharana and a disciple of Pandit Kanthe Maharaj. His mother, Bharati Bose, a sitar artist, was a disciple of Ustad Mushtaq Ali Khan and Ustad Ali Akbar Khan. He initially trained under the guidance of his parents but eventually became a disciple of Ustad Amjad Ali Khan. Bose also received additional training in classical vocals from Pandit Jayanta Bose, Pandit Rajan and Sajan Mishra and Pandit Vijay Kichlu.

  • Deborshee Bhattacharjee

    Born on February 3, 1985, Deborshee Bhattacharjee received his initial training from his mother, Reena Bhattacharjee. He was ten when he started learning under Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty, and has continued to train under him as a scholar at ITC SRA. Deborshee has received an abundance of awards including the National Scholarship in 2005 and has stood first twice in the Rajya Sangeet Academy competitions in 1995 and 2003. He is a graded artiste of AIR and won the First prize in a Classical Vocal competition and the Jnana Pravaha Scholarship in Hindustani classical vocal music, both in 2010.