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Sitar
Performer Teacher Singer Composer and Fusion Music Exponent

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"His music is marked by depth of expression and an innovative approach."

"In addition to playing the Classical Sitar, his main instrument, he has studied the Tabla, Guitar, Piano and Jazz."

 
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A creative and versatile musician Sanjeeb Sircar began singing and playing music at the age of five. His music career is now about 30 years old, during which he has performed and taught music at many places in India, Europe, England and the USA.

In addition to playing the Classical Sitar, his main instrument, he has studied the Tabla, Guitar and Piano.
He also plays a number of different styles of music, Jazz being one of his focal interests, and has been an exponent of Fusion Music for years.

Prominent among his teachers are Ustad Shujaat Khan, the late Pandit Banwari Lal (1912-2003) of Allahabad, Dr. Raj Bhan Singh, and Dr. K.C. Gangrade. He has also attended lecture demonstrations and many live concerts of Sitar Maestro, Pandit Ravi Shankar and numerous live concerts of eminent artists, over the years.

He holds a master’s degree in Indian Music (Sitar), from the Prayag Sangit Samiti, Allahabad, and a diploma in Indian Music (Sitar), from the Benaras Hindu University, Varanasi.

Other examinations passed, include Fifth Grade in Piano of the Trinity Collage of Music, London, England.

Drawing upon the varied sources of his learning, exposure and experience, his music reflects a synthesis of subtle diversity marked by a personal innovative approach, and depth of expression, while keeping the traditional norms.

Being a Christian he also plays and sings Christian Music.

During his school days he took an active part in its musical activities and won first prize at an all India level music competition. In 1978 he was awarded a prestigious scholarship for studies in music for two years by the Government of India.

He has produced three audio albums besides recording tracks for other productions.

Based at New Delhi, India, Sanjeeb works as a performer and teacher of music.

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