Sitar Recital By Indrajit Banerjee

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Sitar Recital By Indrajit Banerjee

Sitar Recital By Indrajit Banerjee
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Event Dates

Sunday, Aug 05, 2018

Event Time

05:30 PM

Event Location

Hamsa Design & Arts
1919 Spruce Street,
Boulder, CO 80302

Contact Details

(512) 696-3309

https://antaraschool.com

Organized by

Antara School of Indian Classical Music

About this Event

Indian classical sitar recital by Sitar Maestro Indrajit Banerjee.

Sitarist Indrajit Banerjee is one of the leading exponents of the Maihar Gharana. He was born in a musical family, unique due to a large number of accomplished artists in Hindustani Classical Music. Some of these family members include his guru, Pandit Kartick Kumar (Sitar), Pandit Barun Kumar Pal (Hamsa Veena), Niladri Kumar (Sitar), Partho Das (Sitar), Aparna Roy (Surbahar).

He got inspiration from his sitarist mother, Manju Banerjee, who was a disciple of late Nikhil Banerjee, and afterward, Santosh Banerjee. Indrajit is currently based in Austin, Texas, and runs Antara School of Indian Classical Music (www.antaraschool.com).

Indrajit’s training began with his maternal grandfather, Bankim Kumar Pal, who was the disciple of Inayat Khan, and Birendra Kishore Roy Chowdhury (Kochi Babu). He then took training under Pandit Manilal Nag of Bishnupur Gharana. Later on, he took intensive training from his uncle, Pandit Kartick Kumar, who is a senior disciple of Pandit Ravi Shankar. All of this training developed a strong foundation for Indrajit’s music and creative individuality.

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