Apratim Majumdar (Sarod)
Amit Chatterjee (Tabla)

Sunday October 08 2017, 5:00 PM

Lorenz Auditorium, Fine Arts Building
Normandale Community College, Bloomington, MN

Apratim Majumdar and Amit Chatterjee

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About the Artists

Apratim Majumdar

Sarod virtuoso Apratim Majumdar is the most thinking and creative Sarod Player, a composer of very special quality, and a brilliant performer. Apratim (born in 1978, in Kolkata) was initially tutored and groomed by Prof Rabin Ghosh, disciple of Ustad Alauddin Khan in strict discipline and style of Senia Maihar Gharana. He also received training from Shree Partho Sarothy, disciple of Ustad Dhyanesh Khan and Pandit Ravi Shankar. Presently he is under training of Dr. Pradip Kumar Chakraborty, one of the senior most disciples of Pt. Ravi Shankar.

Apratim is an empanelled artist of Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), Govt. of India was awarded “SUR MANI” Title by Sur Singar Samsad (Mumbai).  He is recipient of JADUBHATTA AWARD (Kolkata) and New York State Assembly Award (New York).At the moment being one of the busiest artists he is performing through out India and regularly traveling on concert tour  to Germany, France, Switzerland, Italy, Denmark, Austria , Netherlands and USA.

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Amit Chatterjee

Amit Chatterjee, a highly gifted Tabla player of India. The famous internationally reputed Tabla Maestro, Pandit Sankha Chatterjee being the Uncle and Guru of Amit; found extraordinary talent and tremendous eagerness in little Amit to touch and play the tabla. He adopted Amit as his son and started imparting rigorous training from the tender age of five in typical Indian Style of Guru Shishya Parampara. Amit is one of those rare tabla players who have been fortunate enough to acquire the intricacies and subtleties of both Farukhabad and Punjab Gharana. Rich musical heritage of his family provided Amit with the rare opportunity to come in close contact with and receive blessings from great stalwarts of Indian Music like Late Ustad Allarakha Khan, Late Ustad Vilayat Khan, Pandit Chinmoy Lahiri, Late Ustad Munawar Ali Khan, Late Pandit V.G.Jog, Late Pandit Kishen Maharaj, and also living legends such as Ustad Zakir Hussain and Ustad Ashish Khan.

A Commerce grauate(Hons) from Calcutta University, Amit stood first class and obtained SANGEET BIVAKAR DEGREE from Bangiya Sangeet Parisad Affiliated to Rabindra Bharati University Kolkata.  Amit is a recognized Musician of ICCR, Delhi. He has received many prestigious awards such as "JADHUBHATTA" Award from Salt lake Cultural  Association kolkata 2002. The prestigious "TALMANI" title form Sur Singar Samsad, Mumbai. He has also been honored with “New York State Assembly Award” (New York).

About the Venue:
Normandale Community College is located at : 9700 France Avenue South, Bloomington, MN 55431

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 IMSOM ’ s Fall 2017 Concert Series has been made possible, in part, by the Honeywell and UHG “Dollars for Doers” Grant, a matching grant from US Bank, a generous donation from the Dr. Dash Foundation, and the generosity of its members and donors. All concerts are co-sponsored by KFAI Radio (90.3 FM Mpls/106.7 FM St Paul). IMSOM, established in 1980, is a registered non-profit 501(c)(3) organization serving Minneapolis - St. Paul and the greater Twin Cities Metro Area.

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