Having been introduced to music at a very early age by her father, Kasturi grew up in an environment which nurtured music and dance. She started her Rabindra Sangeet taalim from Geetabitan and classical taalim from Pandit Sukdeb Goswami. For many years, she endeavored to perfect her vocal skills under the able tutelage of Rabindra Sangeet stalwart Dr. Chitralekha Choudhury and nurtured her Hindustani classical taalim with Pandit Tushar Dutta. Her solo Rabindra Sangeet Album “Parer Kheya” was very well received.
She started her journey into the Folk genre with the Folk Maestro Sri Abhijit Basu. She has released a few highly appreciated folk music videos, as well as her first original, ‘Bol Bol Kasai Nadir Jol’.
Kasturi started her own school “Parampara school of Music” in the year 2007. This school is affiliated by Sarbabharatiya Sangeet and Sanskriti Parishad. It is a registered music school in Connecticut. Kasturi has successfully trained music enthusiasts of all ages in the genre of Classical Music, Semi-classical, Bhajans, Rabindra Sangeet, Folk and so on. She is an examiner and coordinator of Sarbabharatiya Sangeet and Sanskriti Parishad. Through tie-ups with SSSP , students of Parampara School of music can pursue degrees such as Sangeet Visharad( B.Mus), Sangeet Ratna(M.Mus).
2014 saw the birth of her own Folk band ‘Parampara’, which has performed and enthralled audiences in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York.
For more information, please visit www.paramparausa.com
Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA