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Press Release |  27 Feb 2019 12:45 |  By RnMTeam

Patiala Gharana's Kaustuv Kanti Ganguly to perform at 'SurSagar' - A rising star every month

MUMBAI: SurSagar – A rising star every month, presents Kaustuv Kanti Ganguli, a young and talented vocalist of Patiala Gharana, at on Friday, 1 March 2019 at 7.30 pm. onwards. Entry is free for the concert on first come first basis.
Kaustuv Kanti Ganguli is a professional vocalist, an engineer and a budding musicologist, trained in Hindustani music tradition. Initiated into music at the tender age of four by his grandfather Late Phanindra Mohan Ganguli, he continued his musical training under the vigilant guidance of maestro Ajay Chakraborty initially at Shrutinandan and later as a scholar at ITC SRA, Kolkata. He has performed as a young promising vocalist at various concert platforms in India and abroad. He is already looked upon as rising star in the world of music. Presently, Kaustuv is pursuing his PhD in Electronic Systems (Dept. of Electrical Engg.) at IIT, Mumbai. His main area of research interests includes Audio Signal Processing, Music Information Retrieval, Music Cognition and Perception
Kaustav is specialized in khyal, thumri, bhajan and other related forms of music. He will be accompanied by Swapnil Bhise on (Tabla) and Siddhesh Bicholkar (Harmonium). 
With a sole objective of showcasing the talent of youngsters from the field of performing arts, Sri Shanmukhananda Fine Arts and Sangeetha Sabha initiated a monthly series of Hindustani classical concerts titled SurSagar – A rising star every month in 2017. The monthly series of concerts presents vocal and instrumental performances.
Sri Shanmukhananda Fine Arts and Sangeetha Sabha dedicates one Friday of every month to Hindustani Classical Music. It was established in 1952, with an objective of promoting fine arts in India and also preserving these rich traditional performing arts, by giving a platform to young budding artistes and imparting training in various fields of Fine Arts to aspiring students. The Sabha also runs a Sangeeth Vidyalaya conducting classes in Carnatic and Hindustani Music, as well as Bharatnatyam Dance. Apart from this, the Sabha is actively involved in providing affordable health care in certain critical areas to the vulnerable sections of society and promoting national integration through its various objectives.
Event details:
Date: 1 March 2019.
Time: 7:30 pm.
Venue: Sri Shanmukhananda Padma Ranga Chamber Music Hall, 2nd Floor, Sion, Mumbai
Entry: Free (first come first)