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Pandit Dhuravatara Joshi Memorial Award to Pt. Sanjoy Bandopadhyay

Pandit Sanjoy Bandopadhyay will get felicitated with Pandit Dhruvatara Joshi Award on 28 January 2017. A letter from the Secretary, Gaud Malhar dated 25/12/2016 to Prof.Sanjoy states:

” — This letter brings you our warmest congratulations and we, on behalf of Gour Malhar, feel really honoured to felicitate you the PanditDhuravatara Joshi Memorial Award for your extensive contribution in the field of music performance, music teaching and music education.—“

January 12, 2017

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sAhAnA on sitar at the mega Bengal Music Festival – 2016 in Dhaka

Pt. Sanjoy Bandopadhyay is back to Kolkata after a dazzling concert at the Bengal Foundation’s Music Festival-2016.  As scheduled he started at 2 a.m. on  27 November 2016 early morning at Dhaka Army Stadium.  We hear that there were about 60,000 people present to attend that day’s music. Pt. Bandopadhyay chose Raga Sahana to start. He played alap-jod follwed by a vilambit gat in Jhaptala, drut gat in Trital and eneded with Sawal-Jawab and Jhala. Later he played Pilu Jangla. In this piece he played a composition frequently played by his grand-Guru Md. Ameer Khan and his Guru Pt. Radhika Mohan Maitra. Pt. Parimal Chakraborty provided tabla support.

27 November, 2016

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Caesurae [Spring 2016, ISSN 2454-9495] published a review of Pt. Sanjoy Bandopadhyay’s Music Album ‘Tribute to Mozart- Live in Vienna 1998’        

21 April, 2016

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Mee Records has showcased 3 albums and 7 singles of Pandit Sanjoy Bandopadhyay. For music lovers staying in India may also order for physical CDS. Visit http://www.meerecords.com

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Rare Ragas

iTunes, amazon.com and other music outlets have showcased Pandit Sanjoy Bandopadhyay’s two latest music albums, ‘Rare Rags on the Sitar’from Mee Records   and the second reprint of Tribute to Mozart – Live in Vienna 1998 from Aitijjhya.  

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(January 16, 2016)

 

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ACADEMIA

Prof. Bandopadhyay is now the top 3% of the researchers in Academia by last 30 days views! Academia has 27 million users!

30 December, 2015

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Invited as the ‘Guest of Honor’ at the International Conference of the Department of Musicology, Rabindra Bharati University titled Music and Musicology in South Asia : recent Trends’ to be held on 5th-6th November 2015. [November 2015]

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Calgary Public Library has included one of Pt. Sanjoy Bandopadhyay’s CDs ‘Joy and Peace’ in their catalog. Abhijit Banerjee and Parimal Chakraborty provided tabla support in separate pieces. [October, 2015]

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Prasar Bharati [All India Radio] has inducted Pt. Sanjoy Bandopadhyay as an expert member for their central Music Audition Board. [April, 2015]

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The Sikkim University has inducted Prof. Sanjoy as an Expert member for the School Board of Professional Studies. [Notification dated 30. 09.2014]

Invited as the ‘Guest of Honor’ at the International Conference of the Department of Musicology, Rabindra Bharati University titled Music and Musicology in South Asia : recent Trends’ to be held on 5th-6th November 2015. [November 2015]

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Calgary Public Library has included one of Pt. Sanjoy Bandopadhyay’s CDs ‘Joy and Peace’ in their catalog. Abhijit Banerjee and Parimal Chakraborty provided tabla support in separate pieces. [October, 2015]

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Prasar Bharati [All India Radio] has inducted Pt. Sanjoy Bandopadhyay as an expert member for their central Music Audition Board. [April, 2015]

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The Sikkim University has inducted Prof. Sanjoy as an Expert member for the School Board of Professional Studies. [Notification dated 30. 09.2014]

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The University of Chicago invited Professor Bandopadhyay to the second workshop of a project, “Audio Cultures of India” at the University of Chicago Center in Delhi on December 7-9, 2014.  [click for details]

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Center for World Performance Studies, University of Michigan [USA] just published its Fall-2014 New Letter. Click to view.

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Professor Bandopadhyay is invited to participate in the 2014 ‘International Music Institution Leaders Forum’ and in the music festival to be held on the occasion of 50th anniversary of the establishment of the China Conservatory, Beijing during 20-22 September 2014.

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Hon’ble Governor of Uttar Pradesh nominated Prof. Bandopadhyay as a member of the Management Board of Bhatkhande Music Institute [Deemed University], Lucknow for a period of 3 years starting from 27 August 2014.

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