Rakesh Choudhury (Sitar)

Contact No- 8335917331  |  Email ID- rakeshchoudhurysitar@gmail.com D-O-B: 22-04-1992 Educataion- Passed the Secondary School examination marks with 86% from Ram Mohan Mission High School..Passed the Higher Secondary Examination with 84% marks in Eco-Science Stream from The Future Foundation School(Aurobindo Ashram , Kolkata).. Completed his Graduation B.Sc Honours in Geography with First Class marks from Presidency University , Kolkata. Currently Persuing his M.Sc course. Address: 22/a Kalibari Lane , Flat no. - 4 , Jadavpur , Kolkata -700032 India


ACHIEVEMENTS: 1. He has received the degree of Sangeet Visharad from Pracheen Kala Kendra , Chandigarh and secured First division with distinction in practical and theory , stood second in position at the eastern zone level. 2. National Junior Scholarship Holder from CCRT, Govt. Of India. 3. Recipient of senior scholarship from Ministry of Culture , Govt. Of India. 4. Empanelled Graded artist of EZCC, Ministry of Culture,Govt. Of India. 5. Stood First position consecutively in Maya Mitra Memorial Instrumental Competition, Sri Aurobindo Institue of Culture, Kolkata 2009, 2010. And in many competetions He is also Ankan Ratna in Painting from Bangiya Sangeet Parishad , Kolkata with 87% marks.

About Me:

A highly dedicated promising disciple and player Rakesh Choudhury born on 22nd April 1992,inspired by his mother Smt. Subhra Choudhury, commenced his talim in Sitar under Guru Pandit Shyamal Chattopadhayay(Disciple of Late Ustad Md. Dabir Khan Saheb, the last descendant of Mian Tansen and Late Pdt. Ravi Shankar ) in Gwalior Seni Gharana from the age of 4 years. Performances : 1. Rakesh Gave his first Performance in Childrens Music Conference at the age of 7, Jorasanko, Kolkata. 2. He was invited by CCRT , Govt. Of India , To attend a 7 days long musical workshop in an all India basis. 3. He performed in the Sishu Utsav organised by Biswabanga Sammelan Millenium Community in the year 2000 infront of 100000 audience at Netaji Indoor Stadium. 4. He performed in Kerala , Sri Partha Sarathy Temple , Chenganoor , 2008. 5. He performed in Samskrithy Bhavan , Trivandrum , Kerala , 2008,2009,2010. 6. He was invited by EZCC in 2008 to perform in Pratibha Utsav (23rd July, 2008). 7. He Performed in World Habitat Centre , New Delhi. 8. He took part in the inaugural ceremony of Pranayam Dhyan Shivir , a musical symphony of 200 musicians, Maha satsang , Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. 9. Gave his performances in great auditoriums and halls in Kolkata like CLT Aban Mahal, Nazrul Mancha , Madhusudan Mancha , Rabindra sadan. 10. Performed in the International Conference on Geometry and its application , by Jadavpur University Mathematics Department , at Gandhi Bhavan, Jadavpur University Campus 2014. 11. He was invited to perform at Navodit Festival of Music and dance 2015 , at Srijani Shilpa Gram , Shatiniketan , organised by EZCC , Ministry of Culture , Government of India... 12. He also performed in the musical jalsa organised in the durga puja festival 2015 at Latu babu Chatu babu's house , natmandir... 13. He also performed in the Classical music conference organised by Su-Chetana , Shibpur , Howrah , 2016. Rakesh Choudhury is undergoing the relation of Guru- shishya Parampara and doing his musical research and improvisations in various talas and uncommon Ragas of Hindusthani Classical Music under his Guru.

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