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SOMRANJAN CHAKRABORTY

Somranjan’s style blends delicacy and charm but at the same time is not devoid of the strength that can etch a permanent notch in the hearts of his listeners. It was at the tender age of four that Somranjan came to make music his first love and from then till now there has been no looking back. Somranjan was lucky to have been born to a musical family and thus imbibed the traditions of music from his very environment. He received training from Shree Dhiman Sen and Shree Asish Bhadra. Ultimately he became the pupil of Pandit Debasish Bhattacharya. Under the aegis of his guru he received training for a long twelve years. Such nurturing, very much in compliance with the Indian Guru Shisya parampara has helped greatly to develop his budding talent. He is now acquiring the knowledge of Chaturangui and raga illustration.

Somranjan’s style blends delicacy and charm but at the same time is not devoid of the strength that can etch a permanent notch in the hearts of his listeners. It was at the tender age of four that Somranjan came to make music his first love and from then till now there has been no looking back. Somranjan was lucky to have been born to a musical family and thus imbibed the traditions of music from his very environment. He received training from Shree Dhiman Sen and Shree Asish Bhadra. Ultimately he became the pupil of Pandit Debasish Bhattacharya. Under the aegis of his guru he received training for a long twelve years. Such nurturing, very much in compliance with the Indian Guru Shisya parampara has helped greatly to develop his budding talent. He is now acquiring the knowledge of Chaturangui and raga illustration.

ALONG THE PATH OF GREATNESS

Recognition for a talent of such order was not far seeking. Somranjan Chakraborty has received national award of scholarship of the government of India in 2000-2002. He has also received the topmost position in several competitions throughout the country. Such a musician is worth the music lovers’ appreciation and his relentless efforts shall keep alive and enrich the glorious traditions of Indian classical music.
Recognition for a talent of such order was not far seeking. Somranjan Chakraborty has received national award of scholarship of the government of India in 2000-2002. He has also received the topmost position in several competitions throughout the country.

Somranjan has performed his art solo in music concerts of great acclaim like the Bharatiya Sanskriti Samsad, Kolkata,Choudhury House Music Festival,Kolkata,India International Guitar Festival 2015 and 2016, Pandit Omkarnath Thakur Memorial Foundation Thane, West Bengal State Music Academy Kolkata. Sangeet Natak Academy,Guwahati,Sri Balaji Mandir Guwahati,Lakhyapar Classical music conference,Bangladesh, Shankara Arts Foundation,Varanasi, Subha-hee-Benaras,Varanasi, Tirupati Tirumala temple,Andhra Pradesh, Bulbul Academy Of Fine Arts, Dhaka, Geetobitan Ahmedabad, Gujarat etc…

Somranjan has also played along with his Guru, Pandit Debashish Bhattacharya in several music concerts like Mridangacharya Nana Sahib Panse memorial Samsad, Damoh, Madhya Pradesh;Bhatkhande Music Collage, Lucknow, Dakshini SangeetSammelan, Kolkata. Etc. Such a musician is worth the music lovers’ appreciation and his relentless efforts shall keep alive and enrich the glorious traditions of Indian classical music.

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Somranjan Chakraborty

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Indian Classical Guitar

Location

Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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