Having specialization on vocal and instrumental (Violin) music. Post graduate from Rabindra Bharati University , Kolkata . Was associated with eminent musician like V.G.Jog, A.T.Kannan, Rajan- Sajan Mishra, Shubha Mudgal ,Rashid Khan,Sunanda Pattanaik, Channulal Mishra, Ajay Chakraborty,Venkatesh Kumar ect..
Education and Training
Disciple of V.G.Jog ( 1984-2002 ) . Presently receive training under the guidance of my Guru Ashish Khan and Guru Maa Amina Pareira ( Son and Daughter of Dr. Ali Akbar Khan ). Also received training on classical vocal music, Khayal and Thumri from Amiya Ranjan Banerjee and training in Dhrupad and Dhamar from Kaberi Kar.
- Appointed as a "researcher and notation maker" for Bangla Ganer Dhara(Tradition Of Bengali Music) by West Bengal State Music Academy in the year-1990.Stood 1st in Maya Mitra Musical Instrumental Festival ( Violin ),
- Kolkata Received Sangitacharya Girija Shankar Chakraborty award (Vocal) for the year 1996.
Programme and Festival
participated as a Harmonium player in Smiriti Sangit Samaraha , Maihar in MP,Santipur Sangit Sammelan , W.B. and many places in Kolkata , Delhi , Mumbai and Jharkhand .Recently performed for Spic Macay organized programmes(Virasat) in Delhi with Venkatesh Kumar and Shanti Sharma ji, Rajan - Sajan Mishra in Dehradun, Ajay Chakraborty in DU-Delhi,Gokulotsav Ji Maharaj in Nehru Park-Delhi, Bholanath Mishra,Sarathi Chatterjee-Delhi and Ruchira Kale in India Habitat Centre,Delhi. Accompanied with Pandit Rajan-Sajan Mishra in Shankar Lal Festival, Delhi and Birla Sabhagar-Kolkata,Shubha Mudgal-M.P, Rashid Khan-Durgapur,A.T.Kannan-Kolkata, Shipra Bose-Maihar. Ardhendu Banerjee- India International Centre,Delhi,Deepak Chatterjee - PSK Auditorium,Delhi Performed Harmonium solo in Sisir Mancho on Bango Sanskriti Sammelan and State Music Academy Talent Search Programme and many sangeet festival in West Bengal. Performed violin solo Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, Delhi. PSK Auditorium, Delhi.Gandhi Sanskriti Sava, Delhi, and many places in India. Recently performed in India Internatinal Centre,Delhi.Participated as a violin player in Bhaidas Hall, Juhu and Dinanath Mangeskar Hall ,Vele Parle, Mumbai for many musical programmes .Kamala Nehru Collage - Delhi,DPS - saket, Delhi.
- Sahara T.V - Accompanied with famous Dhrupad singer Sukhdev Chaturvedi.
- Akash Bangla T.V - A short interview on Harmonium.
- DD.- 1 - Performed Violin, Harmonium and Vocal ( Subha Savere ).
- ND TV - A short concert.
- PROGYA TV - A long interview with concert.
C/o- . Chanchala Acharya
H-38,Baishnabghata, Patuli Township,
Union Bank Co-Op Society, Plot-23,
Kolkata, West Bengal.