The Wednesday Recital
Sankumay started learning music under the guidance of Sri Amal Chattopadhyay in Siliguri. From 2005, he has been under the tutelage of Pandit Arun Bhaduri, under whom he became a general class student and subsequently a Junior Scholar at ITC SRA. He is now a Scholar of the Academy.
In 2005, he stood first in the State Youth Festival and in 2006 he stood second in the National Youth Festival. Later on in the same year, he also stood first in the All India Railway competition. He has been selected as an artiste by All India Radio, Kolkata. Sankumay has several performances to his credit in cities such as Baroda, Jaipur, Delhi and Pune. He has toured Germany performing extensively.
Following is an excerpt of his performance at ITC SRA, where he was accompanied by Shri Ashoke Mukherjee on tabla and by Smt. Rupashree Bhattacharya on harmonium.