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Arup Ratan Mukherjee (Sitar)

Born in the ancient city of Pataliputra. Arup’s talent in sitar blossomed initially under the tutelage of his mother Smt. Nilakshi Mukharjee and later from Late Arun Kumar Chatterjee.

In August 1986, he was fortunate to be the disciple of Pandit Jotin
Bhattacharya who himself is a disciple of Baba Allauddin Khan Saheeb of
Maihar and has dedicated his life in performing and teaching very few
students in the purest tradition. of Indian Classical Music under his
blessing.Arup started his training in earnest by learning the basics of Sitar playing. Over the years of single minded Sadhana, he proved himself to be a talented artist to the sublime music of Maihar Gharana that perpetuates the sacred tradition of Mian Tansen.

Works in his credit:
He is one of the founder trustee of Baba Alluddin Khan Music Foundation
(Regd) Delhi. This promotes Indian Classical Music and upcoming artists
through monthly Baithaks and major concerts.
1. He has composed music for documentry on Sufism “ Mastkalander”
directed by Sri Rajeev Srivastava for Ministry Of External Affairs.
2. Department of Post had released a first day cover featuring Arup.
3. He has been awarded Naad Sadhak from Sangeet Kala Kendra Agra.

Concerts:
Jorasankho Thakur Bari (Kolkata), 100 Years of Chicago Sammelen, Ram Krishna
Mission (Patna), Sankat Mochan Sangeet Samaroh (Varanasi), India Habitat
Centre (Delhi), India International Centre (Delhi), Russian Centre (Delhi),
Barabati Music and Dance Festival (Cuttack), Ustad Allauddin Khan Sangeet
Samaj (Kolkata), Baba Allauddin Khan Music Foundation (Delhi), In presence of
Maharaja of Tripura (Kolkata), In presence of Maharaja of Jaipur (Jaipur),
Music For Peace And Harmony Concert ( India Habitat Center (Delhi), Back To
The Roots (Fall Of Winter Concert), Melodies of Maihar ( Delhi ), Expressions
( A Duet of Sitar and Painting) to name a few.
Media coverage:
Interview NDTV, CT channel,
Programme coverage by
Aaj Tak, Doordarshan, Ct Channel etc.

Contact:
Arup Ratan Mukherjee

17/E, 310 konark enclave
Vasundhara
Ghaziabad, UP.
India.
Resi. 0120-4126869
Mob. +91-9810978604
Email : arupratan@yahoo.com
Youtube links:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOy21yaIAAM&feature=player_detailpage