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Snehasish Mozumder

Snehasish Mozumder was born in a family of strong musical background. His grandfather Bibhuti Ranjan Mozumder gave him early training and later his his father Himangshu Mozumder and uncle Ranjan Mozumder groomed him. His cousin, Tejendra Narayan Mozumder, who is renowned sarod player, gave him the guidance as well.

As a mile stone in his efforts for acceptance of the mandolin as an instrument of Northern Indian classical music, in November 2002, Snehasish Mozumder received an invitation from Pandit Ravi Shankar to the Royal Albert Hall (London) to participate in the George Harrison Memorial Concert (Concert for George). The modification undertaken on his mandolin by Snehasish Mozumder and special playing technique are increasingly taken up by following generations of musicians.

Soumen Sarkar has been initiated into the art of tabla playing from the tabla maestro, late Anand Bodas. His style and technique imbibed from his guru has taken him around the globe and has earned him recognition as an accomplished tabla player, both in solo recitals as well as an accompanist.

Soumen has tored extensively in the United States and South Asian countries participating in numerous concerts and music festivals. He has conducted workshops in schools and colleges. Apartfrom his classical tabla accompaniment, Soumen had performed with the light classical and gazal maestros like Ghulam Ali and Hariharan.