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One of the most talented Indian Classical Guitarists of the younger generation SOMRANJAN has the subtlety and sweetness in Raga rendition and great energy on the stage.
Born in a musical family SOMRANJAN was initiated in music at the age of four and has been trained under the guidance of SRI DHIMAN SEN and SRI ASHISH BHADRA.
Ultimately, he has become a disciple of PANDIT DEBASHISH BHATTACHARYA and being nurtured under his valued training for past twelve years.He is now undergoing through the extensive courses of learning CHATURANGUI (a slide guitar designed by Pt. Bhattacharya) and Raga illustration.
He has received NATIONAL AWARD OF SCHOLORSHIP of GOVT.OF INDIA in the year 2000-2002.
He has got first place in various competitions throughout the country.
SOMRANJAN has performed solo recitals at innumerable prestigious concerts like:BHARATIYA SANSKRITI SAMSAD,KOLKATA, PANDIT OMKARNATH THAKUR MEMORIAL FOUNDATION ,THANE,MUMBAI.WEST BENGAL STATE MUSIC ACADEMY,KOLKATA.
SOMRANJAN has also accompanied his GURU PANDIT DEBASHISH BHATTACHARYA in many concerts all over the country like:MRIDANGACHARYA NANA SAHIB PANSE MEMORIAL SAMSAD,DAMOH,MADHYA PRADESH;BHATKHANDE MUSIC COLLAGE,LUCKNOW.DAKSHINI SANGEET SAMMELAN,KOLKATA.
Watch a video of Somranjan Chakraborty playing Raga Shyamkalyan live at a concert organized by BSUM in Kolkata.
Somranjan Chakraborty can be reached at somranjan76 at gmail.