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Sitar Solo

Soumendra Goswami, a second year BSc (Physics) student from Sri Venkateswara College in Delhi, and a member of his college’s Indian Music Society ‘Alaap’, performs a sitar solo in his entry to the Shortlist.

Soumendra is trained in sitar and tabla, and is inspired by his parents and his guruji, Pandit Kushal Das. Soumendra has performed as a part of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s 1000 sitarists ensemble in the year 2005, and at Birla Sabhagaar in the year 2009. More recently, he performed at IIC, New Delhi in 2016. He is a regular performer at Sangeet Sandha, a music society that conducts monthly concerts.

He wishes to, one day, perform at prestigious places in India and abroad, like the Dover Lane Music Conference in Kolkata and The Royal Albert Hall in Europe, to name a few.

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By the Editorial Team.