HINDUSTANI CLASSICAL VOCAL
Jogiraj Sikidar is extensively trained in Hindustani classical vocal for more than forty years in the Guru-Shishya Parampara of Kirana Gharana under stalwarts like Pt. Mani Prasad, Smt Kankana Banerjee, Smt Shikha Ganguly and Prof. Rita Ganguli.
A recipient of prestigious Times Now NRI of the Year Award 2018 in the field of Art & Culture, Jogiraj Sikidar has more than 800 music concerts in his credit and is teaching Hindustani classical vocal for more than thirty years.
He is the founder and director of Malhaar Centre for Performing Arts, Dubai.
Manjeet Singh is a Hindustani classical Vocalist Disciple of Guru late Shri Nathulal Azad (Patiyala Gharana) Dr. Veena Shukla, Dr. Sudha Sharma, Dr. Shushma Bajpai and Late Ustaad Ghulam Dastgir Khan saheb (Rampur Gharana). Manjeet holds a degree in music from Bundelkhand university (Jhansi), Masters Degree in music from Kanpur university, Visharad in Hindustani classical music from Gandharva Magavidyalaya madal Mumbai and is a Prabhakar in Hindustani classical music from Prayag sangeet Samiti Allahabad. Some of his awards include Bhajan Ratna from Pantanjali, Classical Vocalist from Smriti Sanstha Kanpur. He has also been a classical and folk music vocalist at Doordarshan Uttarpradesh. Manjeet has trained for over 18 years under the guru shisya parampara and has 5 years of teaching experience in Hindustani music. His speciality is voice culture, voice training and performance techniques.
Subhajit is a performing Hindustani classical vocalist, a disciple of Acharya Jayanta Bose, and trained under Padma Bhushan Pandit Ajoy Chakraborty. He also renders lighter forms of Hindustani music such as Thumri, Bhajan, Kirtan, Folk, Rabindra Sangeet, Film/Non-Film, and modern songs. Subhajit is currently training over students in Hindustani vocal music
Suchandra began her Indian classical vocal training at the tender age of 7 the guidance of Sri Amal Mukhopadhyay and later with Sri Shital Saha & Smt Sandip Bhattacharya. She has a gold medal first class first bachelor’s degree and a master’s in music from Rabindra Bharatiya University.
Suchandra has participated in several televised singing competitions like Voice India (&TV), The great music gurukul (Colors Bangla), Eto sur eto gaan, Golden Voice(Doordarshan). She has also performed at All India radio and given playback for Bengali films. She speaks English, Bengali, and Hindi.
Suchandra is also a trained Manipuri dancer
CARNATIC CLASSICAL VOCAL
Sreekutty S Rupesh
Sreekutty is a classical musician trained in Carnatic and Hindustani music with over 13 years of experience in training students. She is a disciple of Smt Suma Unnikrishnan in Carnatic and has trained under Ustad Faiyaz Khan and Shri Jogiraj Sikidar in Hindustani music, and is currently under the guidance of Guru Prince Rama Varma.
She has performed at various prestigious events with stalwarts in music. She is also a well-known figure in the field of media and television and has hosted various television shows and events.
Teaching is a passion and a way of life for Sreekutty, and she believes that Music moulds an individual to grow into a better person and find their true inner calling.
Sameeksha is a Disciple of late guru Surendra Saikia of Lucknow Gharana. She has done her diploma and degree from Bhatkhande University and Sangeet Natak Academy, Lucknow. Sameeksha is a Holder of cultural scholarship and recipient of prestigious sangeet natak academy yuva puraskar , magadh nritya shiromani award and bharat gaurav samman by sanskriti bharat. She has been a performing artist for Doordarshan and has performed in prestigious dance festivals like khajuraho, taj, mammalapuram and ellora mahotsav.
Sameeksha’s strength lies in her abhinaya paksh. Having worked under the doyens of kathak , her Abhinaya has earned her appreciation from many. She has been teaching students from beginners to advance levels since 8 years.
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