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rhitom sarkar

About Me

Born to musician parents Rhitom sarkar,a child prodigy, was initiated into Indian classical Music but he picked up guitar and got hooked by its musical appeal akin to vocal due to its ability to glide. The highly innovative mind of Rhitom restlessly searched the ways and means to incorporate all the finer nuances of Indian music in his guitar.

(i) MBA in System Administration, B.SC (Hons) in Computer science.

(ii) M.MUS/Sangeet Bhaskar (Guitar-classical), Gold Mdalist(First Class First)

At the age of nine began learning Guitar under Pt.Debashish Bhattacharya continued for ten yrs. Learnt under Mr.Debotosh Dey, Guitarist of AIR. Advance training Pt. Shyamal Chatterjee (Sitarist) a disciple of Late Ustad Dabir Khan Sahib and Pt .Ravi Shankar.Received taleem from Tabla maestro Subhankar Banerjee and Pt. Samar Saha. Attended special appreciation class from Pt. Ajoy Chakroborty (Vocal), Pt. Budhadeb Dasgupta (Sarod).Also received taleem in incorporating Classical Music in Spanish (Western) Guitar under the guidance of music composer-director Sri Madhu Mukherjee.

(i) Bringing and playing in front of the audience the most uncommon Ragas and Talas which are rare being heard.

(ii) Incorporating Classical music in Spanish Guitar by blending the instrument (Spanish Guitar) with Classical Hindustani slide Guitar.

(iii) On Meditation, Enlighten the seven chakras of our body system.

Blissful Journey from Questz World, Lyrical Journey from Questz World,Enchanting Evenings from Cozmik Harmony, SERENITY from Raga Music, Divinity, Atmaa, Blessings, Fragrance, Moksha from Nirmal Info System – Blessings of H.H. Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi.

Came First in the Maya Mitra Competition, stood first in the State level of All India Youth Festival, Awarded Senior Scholarship under the Govt. of India Ministry of Culture in 2005, Awarded the State Scholarship of Rajya sangeet Academy, Awarded the most prestigious ‘SUR-MANI’ award from SUR SINGAR SAMSAD, Mumbai. Awarded with ’A’ Grade from AIR, Kolkata.Awarded the prestigious Trisaptika Kala Ratna-2010 Award.Empanelled Artist of ‘EZCC’ and ‘ICCR’.

Empanelled with Radio and T.V, The Guitar Solo and interview was aired from time to time by Radio/ T.V Channels-Tara Muzik, Kolkata T.V, Zee Bangla etc.

Performed in Several programmes in and around India and abroad and has been blessed by many musical lovers and veteran artist .Out of several stage programme successfully performed at SIFAS festival in Singapore, Jagori, Ali Akbar Sangeet Kaksha, Patha Bhavan, Future Foundation, Bhawanipur Sangeet Academy, Sangeet Research Academy (SRA), Pratibha Utsav in EZCC, Bharatiya Sanskriti Samsad at Kolkata, Jhulan Jatra Music Festival 2009 in Kolkata,Sahaja Yoga concerts all around India, India Habitat Centre, India International Centre, The ATTIC at New Delhi, EP Center at Gurgaon, Lok kala mancha,Allaudin Khan Foundation,Aurobindo Ashram in New Delhi,Trisaptika Sangeet Sammelan-O-Kala Ratna Sammelan Samaroh-2010,Sangeet Piyasi 2010, Horizon series of ICCR in Kolkata and Mumbai  and many more.Successfully performed in the Unity Concert held in Science City on the event of 61st Independence Day.Successfully accompanied with Guru PT. Shyamal Chatterjee in many concert like 2nd Annual Classical Music Festival, All India Music Conference, All Bengal Music

Conference, Satyananda Ashram, 20th Salt lake Music Festival,Vedanta ashram in Rhode island,USA,Hindu Heritage Day programme organized by Viswa Hindu Parishad of America,National programme of AIR  etc. Performed in many Fusion music Concert with his own Musical Instrumental group named ‘THE WARRIORS’, with a group of Bhubaneshwar named ‘SYMPHONY’ and with Mr Chandrachur Mukherjee, Western Fusion Ensemble all around India. Visited in USA , Boston and Philadelphia in 2014 for concerts, programmes and workshop on Indian Slide Classical guitar and for teaching Indian classical music. Performed many concerts in Singapore, Germany and Denmark in 2016.

5 years experience in NA DHIN DHIN NA ISTITUTE (Kolkata) as Guitar teacher and 2 years as a visiting music instructor in Sangit Sadhna Sansthan(Gaziabad).Has conduct Music workshop, Lecture demonstration, preparing students for music examination, competitions etc of this cultural NGO, being organized from time to time in Delhi and NCR in association with various NGO. Teaching Indian classical music to many students all around USA. Working as a casual recordist in All India Radio and faculty of guitar in Fort William, Military campus. Teaching Indian classical music in different instruments Online   over skype all over India and in Boston, New Jearsey, Philadelphia and Canada for the last  five long years

  • Came First in the Maya Mitra Competition

  • Stood First in the State level of All India Youth Festival

  • Receives Senior Scholarship under the Govt. of India Ministry of Culture in 2005

  • Received the State Scholarship of Rajya sangeet Academy

  • Awarded with the most prestigious ‘SUR-O-MANI’ award

  • Awarded with “A” Grade from AIR,KOLKATA

  • Empanelled Artist of ‘EZCC’

  • Empanelled Artist of ‘ICCR’

  • AWARDED TRISAPTIKA KALA RATNA AWARD

  • RECEIVED SANGEET YUVA RATNA AWARD FROM THE ART AND CULTURAL TRUST OF INDIA AND CHAKRAPANI’S WORLD SCHOOL OF MUSIC