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By dint of her extreme passion for music, rigorous practices and overall renditions, SHIRIN has already established herself as a prominent and versatile Indian Classical Vocalist (KHEYAL), representing INDIA, in major music festivals & venues around the globe.

SHIRIN’s inherent talent and skill, substantiated by immaculately adhering to the rich and intricate guidelines, bestowed upon her by her reverend GURUs right from her infancy till now, have all definitely

helped her to gradually develop and achieve her own style and individuality, which can only be termed UNIQUE.

Starting from initial musical training from her parents-Mr. R. M. Nath and Mrs. Sunanda Nath, from the age of three, SHIRIN was fortunate enough to get ‘TAALIM’ from Eminent Maestros Late Pandit A. T. Kanan , Pandit Arun Bhaduri and finally Padmashree Pandit ULHAS KASHALKAR....

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AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

  • ’A-GRADE’ Artist of All India Radio & DOORADARSHAN
  • SHIRIN is an empanelled Artist of ICCR [Indian Council for Cultural Relations
  • SHIRIN is an empanelled Artist of SPICMACAY
  • 'A-Grade Scholar' from ITC Sangeet Research Academy,Kolkata
  • SHIRIN has vast experience in music teaching for over ten years from 1993 to 2003 in GEETANJALI-SALT LAKE, and subsequently in MONOMANJARI-INSTITUTE of performing Arts & Research, Kolkata-700150 from 2006 onwards, which has been set up by her personal initiative
  • Acted as judge in both ZONAL and NATIONAL YOUTH FESTIVALS (UNIFEST) under the Ministry of Education, Govt of INDIA, new Delhi on several occasions.
  • Acted as judge in Dover Lane Music Conference- 'Talent search contest' for both KHEYAL & THUMRI categories in 2002.
  • First Recipient of 'JADU-BHATTA PURASKAR' in 1994.
  • First Recipient RAVI KICHIU FOUNDATION AWARD in 1994
  • PRESIDENT's Award for securing FIRST position both Kheyal & Rag- Pradhan in
  • All India Radio Competition in 1993
  • "USTAD AMIR KHAN" Award in 1994
  • "Sangitacharya Girija Shankar Chakraborty" prize from Rabindra Bharati University in 1997 for securing First Position in Graduation from
  • "DAGAR BROTHERS" Award in 1994
  • "Acharya Uday Bhusan Bhattacharya smriti puraskar" in DHRUPAD from Rabindra Bharati University in 1997
  • "Acharya Uday Bhusan Bhattacharya smriti puraskar" in DHRUPAD from Rabindra Bharati University in 1997
  • Secured FIRST position in KHEYAL . RAAG-PRADHAN & BHAJAN in the Dover Lane music competition held in the year 1993
  • "SANGEET-BHUSHAN" in Rabindra Sangeet in the year 1985-86 from pracheen kala Kendra- Chandigarh
  • "SANGEET- VISHARAD" from Pracheen kala Kendra- Chandigrarh.
  • Secured first position in KHEYAL competitions in 1992-93 in Rabindra Bharati University.
  • Received 'one-time-scholarship' of rupees fifty only from kishore kalian parishad for securing the first position in Kheyal, Rabindra Sangeet, Nazrul geeti, Atul prasadi, Shyama sangeet and bhajan and considered the best competitor, The Award was given away by the legendary tabla maestro, ‘late Hiru Ganguly’ in 1985.
  • Recipient of "Award of Excellence" from Nehru children’s museum-kolkata for four years-1983, 1984, 1986 and 1989.
  • Secured first position in Rabindra sangeet, competition held by west Bengal state students & youth festival. In 1983.
  • Received Special Award from the Sitar Maestro Late Ustad Vilayet Khan for receiving "A" Grade Scholarship from ITC Sangeet Research Academy,Kolkata

PERFORMANCES

  • "Musical Sacra International" in Germany Italy and Austria organized by UNESCO
  • Festival of India SWITZERLAND
  • "BANGA SANSKRITI SAMMELAN",UK, LIVERPOOL,
  • Banga Mela in Cincinatti,USA,
  • NEHRU Centre,London
  • Kabir Cultural Centre,Montreal,CANADA
  • University of West Florida,USA
  • Milap Fest,Liverpool,UK
  • The Tagore Centre,Indian Embassy,Berlin,Germany
  • "Festival of Thinkers" and Nobel laureate's Meeting at ABU DHABI,UAE
  • International Music Festival in Damascus, SYRIA,
  • Festival of Indian Music,Volkekunde Museum,Munich,Germany
  • World Music Frestival, BOLZANO,ITALY
  • Welt Der Music,Bern,Switzerland
  • HERITAGE FESTIVAL,Hyderabad
  • GANGA MAHOTSAV at VARANASI
  • West Bengal State Music conference, Kolkata
  • Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre Conference,Kolkata
  • Dover Lane Music Conference,Kolkata
  • Home coming festival of ITC/SRA,Kolkata
  • "Festival of Ancient Music" Algeria,Africa
  • "GURU PUIRNIMA FESTIVAL" in the Netherlands.
  • PARAMPARA Festival,ITC Sangeet Research Academy,Kolkata
  • ICCR Concerts in Abu Dhabi,Kolkata,Varanasi
  • Congo Squire International Jazz Fest,Kolkata
  • LIVE IN CONCERT,Kolkata
  • Raga Utsav,Kolkata
  • Bharatya Vidya Bhavan,Hyderabad
  • MANDAPA,Paris,France
  • Theatre Am Faden,Stuttgart,Germany
  • SARASWATI HOUSE,ASSISI,Italy
  • Indo German Society in Karlsruhe,Mainz,Tuebingen,Hannovar
  • Naturkunde Museum,Regensburg,Germany
  • Musikzwischendenwelten,Dresden,Germany

RETROSPECTIVE

PRESS RELEASES

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I have Published some audio and video cassettes, CDs and DVDs. Interested persons may like to obtain any particular CD/DVD of my performances, from the store as and when required. I have large number of audio and video cassettes, CDs and DVDs. Interested persons may like to obtain any particular CD/DVD of my performances, from the store as and when required.

Tranquility

Price $18 Buy

Vocals

Price $18 Buy

M.S.I.

Price $18 Buy

ANOURAAG

Price $15 Buy

Classical

Price $15 Buy

S.S.I.

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Devotion

Price $15 Buy

Phire Paoa

Price $10 Buy
RAAG BIBHAS(AUDIO ALBUM DEVOTION)
SAWARIYA(AUDIO ALBUM ANOURAAG)
7th DAYS(AUDIO ALBUM ASA CORAL OF LIFE)
DREAMS(AUDIO ALBUM KYA BAAT

ACTIVITIES

Besides learning from her Present Guru Pandit Ulhash Kashalkar & performing around the world throughout the year,SHIRIN is also busy in teaching her Students from around the world who come to her for learning Indian Classical Music.Presently SHIRIN SENGUPTA is the President & GURU of the Institution called MONOMANJARI INSTITUTE OF PERFORMING ARTS & RESEARCH established in 2006 along with her Husband Sarode Player & Music Composer Pandit Ranajit Sengupta. Students from around the world are undergoing specialized training & guidance in different forms of Vocal Music from SHIRIN SENGUPTA Please visit the web site of the Institution for more info www.monomanjari.com SHIRIN conducts workshops on Indian Classical Music in USA,UK,Germany & India as and when feasible. SHIRIN has directed & presented few Musical projects performed by her students of MONOMANJARI. SHIRIN has acted as JUDGE in Zonal & National Level University Festivals (UNIFEST).

WORLD MUSIC & FUSION MUSIC PROJECTS

SHIRIN SENGUPTA is an active member of Internationally Acclaimed world Music & Fusion Music Projects called "ANOURAAG", "KYABAAT" & "CORAL OF LIFE"

Please visit the web sites to know more about the projects

www.netzerandsengupta.com
www.anouraag.com
www.ranajitsengupta.com/kyabaat

UPCOMING PROJECTS

Recording of an An Audio CD with the performances by the Students of MONOMANAJARI Institute of performing Arts & Research who undertake Music Lessons in Indian Classical & Semi Classical Guru Shishya Parampara (Tradition) by Smt. Shirin Sengupta & Pandit Ranajit Sengupta is being done which will be released during the 10th Annivarsary of the Monomanjari Institute of Performing arts of Research.

ALBUM Titled 'PHIRE PAAOA" sung by Shirin Sengupta & composed,written & Produced by Pandit Ranajit Sengupta is going to be released officially on September the 2nd at Sandre Hall,Calcutta School of Music,6 B sunny Park, Ballygunj, Kolkata at 7 P.M.

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Shirin Sengupta
Post Office: Ramakrishna Pally,
SONARPUR
Kolkata-700150
West Bengal
India
E-mail: shirinsengupta@gmail.com
Telephone: 0091-33-24348938
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By dint of her extreme passion for music, rigorous practices and overall renditions, SHIRIN has already established herself as a prominent and versatile Indian Classical Vocalist (KHEYAL), representing INDIA, in major music festivals & venues around the globe.

SHIRIN’s inherent talent and skill, substantiated by immaculately adhering to the rich and intricate guidelines, bestowed upon her by her reverend GURUs right from her infancy till now, have all definitely helped her to gradually develop and achieve her own style and individuality, which can only be termed UNIQUE.

Starting from initial musical training from her parents-Mr. R. M. Nath and Mrs. Sunanda Nath, from the age of three, SHIRIN was fortunate enough to get ‘TAALIM’ from Eminent Maestros Late Pandit A. T. Kanan , Pandit Arun Bhaduri and finally Padmashree Pandit ULHAS KASHALKAR , during the tenure of her learning as ‘A-GRADE’ Scholar in the ITC/SRA. As an outcome, SHIRIN has been able to acquire the Art of exposing ‘THEHERAO’ of KIRANA GHARANA, ‘BAHALWA & GAMAK’ of GWALIOR GHARANA, ‘LAY-KARI’ of AGRA GHARANA. This apart SHIRIN had extensive musical training under the tutelage of LATE Vidushi Sipra Bose, Pandit Dina Nath Mishra and Mr. Subhrajyoti Chakrabarty, who had paved the way of fulfilling her aspirations in making herself adept equally in all the facets of vocal performances.

A topper in Graduation and Master’s degree in Music from Rabindra Bharati University-Kolkata, and an "A" Grade Artist of AIR & DOORDARSHAN, winner of PRESIDENT’s Award for securing FIRST position in both KHEYAL & RAG-PRADHAN, [In AIR Competition] , FIRST position in KHEYAL, RAG-PRADHAN & Bhajan in DOVER LANE MUSIC competition, winner of prestigious DAGAR BROTHER’s Award for DHUPAD-DHAMAR, BEST competitor in KISHORE-KALYAN PARISHAD and NEHRU CHILDREN’s MUSEUM in Puratani, Rabindra Sangeet, Nazrul Geeti, Atul Prasadi, Bhajan and KHEYAL, RECEPPENT of prestigious Jadu Bhatta,Amir Khan and Ravi Kitchlu Foundation Awards,Sangeet Visharad,besides holding National Scholarship & an empaneled Artiste with ICCR.

    Important Concerts & Festivals represented:- by SHIRIN

  • "Festival of Thinkers" and Nobel laureate’s Meeting at ABU DHABI ,
  • MUSICA SACRA International in Germany Italy and Austria organized by UNESCO
  • Banga Mela in USA,
  • International Music Festival in Damascus, SYRIA,
  • Festival of India SWITZERLAND
  • BANGA SANSKRITI SAMMELAN, UK, LIVERPOOL,
  • World Music Festival, BOLZANO,ITALY
  • HERITAGE FESTIVAL,Hyderabad
  • GANGA MAHOTSAV at VARANASI
  • West Bengal State Music conference, Kolkata
  • Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre Conference,Kolkata
  • Dover Lane Music Conference,Kolkata
  • Home coming festival of ITC/SRA,Kolkata
  • "Festival of Ancient Music" Algeria,Africa
  • "GURU PUIRNIMA FESTIVAL" in the Netherlands.
  • ICCR Concerts in Abu Dhabi,Kolkata,Varanasi.
  • Receipt of the ‘A-Grade’ Scholarship Memento from Late Sitar Maestro Ustad Vilyaet Khan, has been a memorable moment in her career.
  • SHIRIN has more than 16 CD & DVD releases already at her credit released from USA,Germany,Austria & Switzerland & her Music was broadcasted by DRS Radio,Switzerland
  • SHIRIN have performed for World Fusion Music Albums 'ASA', ANOURAAG,' KYABAAT 2 DREAMS'

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