Our Scholars Perform
Shirshendu received his initial training from Chandana Chakrabarty and later, Shantanu Bhattacharya, the latter himself being an ex-scholar of the Academy. He then became a General Class student of the Academy under Ajoy Chakrabarty and went on to become a scholar under his guru in June 2004. He is a B-high graded artiste of All India Radio and has featured in numerous programmes. Awarded a First class and ranked first for his Master`s degree in Music from Rabindra Bharati University, he is now teaching music at the Heritage School in Kolkata. Featured here is an excerpt from a live performance in 2007, Kolkata. Accompanying him on tabla and harmonium respectively were Ashok Roy Choudhury and Amitabh Bhattacharya.