A FEW WORDS ABOUT PANDIT RANAJIT SENGUPTA
Pandit RANAJIT SENGUPTA is one of the Best Sarode Player & Music Composer from India having performed around the world for last 20 years representing his country. He is a student of late Ustad Dhyanesh Khan & Ustad Aashish Khan of Maihar Senia Gharana & attended several workshops by Late Dr. Ustad Ali Akbar Khan in India & California.He is one of the youngest TOP Grade Sarode Player from All India Radio & Television & winner of "Presidents' award for securing First position in All India Radio Competition,Acharya Baba Allauddin Memorial Award,Pandit Nikhil Bannerjee Memorial Award & "Best talent of the Year" award by HMV to name a few. He is a topper in both Graduation & Master's Exam from Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata & is a Guest Lecturer in Universities in USA, Canada, Germany, Switzerland, England & India.
He has performed in Major Music Festivals & Venues in more than 30 Countries including USA, Canada, Switzerland, France, Germany, Italy, Denmark, The Netherlands, Greece, England, Scotland, Estonia, Russia, Africa, United Arab Emirates, Syria & Caribbean Islands to name a few. He has over 30 CD & DVD releases from around the world. Ranajit has composed Music for the Dutch Feature Film "Dark Amsterdam", the Title Music for the International Film Festival, Kolkata, in 1994 & the music for the Road Movie "Lost & Found Tour" filmed about himself & 3 other Austrian Musicians.
Ranajit is currently the Principal Composer, Guest Conductor & GURU for the National Youth Orchestra for Indian Music in England.
Ranajit has been a "Fellow of the Ministry of Culture", Govt. of India & an Artiste with ICCR.
Right now Ranajit is doing PhD in Music.