March 14, 2008, 8.00pm
Featuring INDRANI CHAKRABORTY and SUCHISMITA DUTTA LAL
Artists of the month
Indrani has been learning Hindustani Classical music from Mitali banerjee Bhawmik for the past several years. She is the recipient of the Folk Arts Apprenticeship award from “New Jersey State Council on the Arts” in 2003 and 2005 for Hindustani Classical music. She has performed in various prestigious musical events in New York, New Jersey, and Atlanta.
In her earlier days in India, Indrani has learned various forms of Bengali music (Rabindra Sangeet, Atul Prasad, Nazrul Geeti, Bhatiali, etc.) under the tutelage of Mrs. Shukla Dam, and had completed her “Visharad” degree. She performed for Guwahati Doordarshan in Assam, and for All India Radio Shillong. Indrani is a software engineer by profession.
SUCHISMITA DUTTA LAL
Suchismita started learning music from Smt. Renuka Sen when she was 5 years old. She completed Sangeet Prabhakar in Hindustani Classical Vocal from Prayag Sangeet Samiti and during this period also performed at the local radio station. She is currently receiving additional training from Mitali Bhawmik.
Suchismita is a Research Assistant at Rutgers University, working on her Ph.D. in Structural Biology.
Tabla accompaniment by Sri Amod Dandawate
Harmonium accompaniment by
Young Master Neil Nadkarni
Please come and share this fabulous musical evening.
As usual, the ANANDA SANDHYA concert is FREE, Children come free. However, your kind donation is always graciously accepted.
Ananda Mandir is located on Cedar Grove Lane off Easton Avenue in Somerset, NJ.
For info, call Arun Bhowmik at 908-672-1452.