PT. JOYDEEP GHOSH,
Sangit Kriya Visarad (Gold Medalist), Sangit Praveen (Gold Medalist)
He started learning Sarod
from the tender age of five under the able guidance of the great masters late Sangeetacharya Anil Roychoudhury
, late Sangeetacharya Radhika Mohan Moitra
and Padmabhusan Acharya Buddhadev Dasgupta
all belong to the famous Shahajahanpur Sarod Gharana
. He has learned the technique of Laykari
and its application from the noted exponents of Tabla late Pt. Amal Sarkar
, late Ustad Shaukat Ali Khan
and late Pt. Anil Palit
. He has also received his lesson in Vocal Music from the eminent vocalist late Sangeetacharya Amaresh Chandra Choudhury
belongs to the famous Senia Gharana
. Subsequently, he was under the tutelage of the versatile master late Pt. Bimalendu Mukherjee
, a doyen of the famous Imdadkhani Gharana
of Sitar & Surbahar
. Pt. Ghosh has included all the important aspects like Gayaki
in his own style . The brilliant guidance under the famous maestros has led him towards a new horizon in Sarod
The artist had received many awards & honors since his childhood including the Scholarship & Fellowship both from Govt . of India . All along he had secured 1st position in All India Music Competition(Delhi) , 'Sangit Kriya Visarad' Diploma (Kolkata) & 'Sangit Praveen' Diploma (Allahabad) . He had been awarded the title 'Surmani' by Sur Singar Samsad (Mumbai), 'Swarshree' from Swarankur (Mumbai) and ‘Top Grade’ by All India Radio .
The artist had been invited to perform in several esteemed music festivals throughout the country and has also enchanted music audience of different countries including USA , UK , Germany , France , Holland , Norway, Sweden , Denmark , Bahrain , Bhutan etc . In 2010, he was invited to perform Surshringar in various festivals arranged by some reputed organisers of USA.In 2012, again he had been invited for his Surshringar performance by 'Darbar' & 'Milapfest',the leading organisations in UK.The audience of both the countries had witnessed the instrument for the first time on stage.
Pt. Ghosh was attached as an Associate Professor with Indira Kala Sangit University, Khairagarh (Chhattisgarh) between 1985 - 2013 .