Training:

1994 -  2005: Sitar training under Shri. Sunil Saha (disciple of Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, Ustad Dabir Khan, Pt. Shyam Ganguly, Shri. Ahindra Chakraborty)

 

2005 -  present: Sitar training under Pt. Debaprasad Chakraborty (disciple of Pt. Ajoy Sinha Roy, Pt. Gokul Nag and Shri. Ahindra Chakraborty)

 

Awards:

 

2006:   National Scholarship in Instrumental Music by Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India

 

2006:   'Sangeet Bisharad' (Bachelors in Music) by Pracheen Kala Kendra, Chandigarh

 

2007:  Winner of Dover Lane Music Conference Award for best Instrumentalist

 

2007:  Winner of HMV award of excellence for most promising talent

 

2007:  Winner of State Music Academy Award for best instrumentalist

 

 

Performances:

 

Concerts and stage performances in India and Europe since 1996. Featured in Indian, British and  German Radio and Television . Performances and workshops  at Technical University of Dresden (Germany), University of Wroclaw (Poland), University of Leipzig, All India Radio (Kolkata).

 

Member of Dhun (an Indo-European Oriental Ensemble) and a past member of Pangaea Trio (a Dresden-based jazz group).