Artists Teachers and Affiliations
Shri Partho Bose
Shri Partha Bose is a widely acknowledged Sitar player and a much respected artiste in the arena of comtemporary Hindustani Classical Music.
Partha was initiated to the Sitar at the age of six and thereafter underwent intensive training in the tradition of Guru-Shishya parampara under the tutelage of Pandit Monoj Shankar of the famous Maihar Gharana.
Partha has received overwhelming appreciation from connoisseurs and critics of Hindustani classical music in India and abroad over two decades now. He has been a distinguished performer on radio and television and was invited by the Government of India to lead a cultural delegation to African countries on the historic occasion of the Golden Jubilee celebrations of India's Independence.
His concert tours to the USA, Canada, Europe, Australia, Middle East & Bangladesh have featured him in major international festivals as well as reputed universities : in performances, workshops, lecture-demonstrations and teaching sessions.
The Australian Capital Territory Government invited Partha Bose as the only Indian Classical Musician in the National Multicultural Festival in Canberra in February, 2009 - an internationally reputed festival graced by leading cultural ambassadors of more than 80 countries.
Voice of America, BBC Radio, South German Radio, Radio Bremen & Canadian Broadcasting Corporation have featured him in interviews & programmes to share his vision of music and life