Pakhawaj Exponent Shubhashish Pathak
Shubhashish hails from a renowned music family of Darbhanga tradition , located in the seat of knowledge,art & culture from ancient time. Nurtured from childhood under the guidance of the Maestro & his father(Guru) Mridangacharya Pandit Ramashish Pathak world renowned Pakhawaj maestro of Maharaja Kudau Singh style ,Years of guidance and regorous practice sharpened his skills and stern devotion to music has made him acquire the finer aspects of playing Pakhawaj & Tabla . He brilliantly respresent Maharaja Kudau Singh style of Pakhawaj playing. Presently he is getting trained under the supervision of his elder brother Acharya Sangeet Pathak . He has assigned at one of cultural centres mission post by Indian cultural council relations(ICCR) to propagate Indian classical music as a teacher cum performer at abroad as he will be posted till October 2020. Presently he is working in the the department of music faculty at Government College for Girl's, Gurugram.
He has accompanied many renowned Dhrupad , Instrumentalist and Kathak maestros like; (Guru) Pakhawaj maestro Pandit Ramashish Pathak and his elder brother Acharya Sangeet Pakhak, Pandit Abhay Narayan Mallick, Pandit Ram Kumar Mallick, Pandit Prem Kumar Mallick , Pandit Uday Kumar Mallick, Vidushi Dr. Madhu Bhatt Tailang, Padma Shri Ustad Bahauddin Dager , Pandit Rajendra Gangani, Vidushi Sikha Khare and Pakhawaj duet with Dr. Anil Choudhary etc. He is a regular artist of All India Radio & Doordarshan.
He has been recipient of "Award of Honour" from the Vice- Chancellor of Punjabi University ,Patiala (Punjab), also felicitated by the Vice Chancellor of Starex University, Gurugram (Haryana), awarded Pandit Siyaram Tiwari Memorial "Yuva Puruskar " in the field of Pakhawaj, He has also honoured by "Kaka kalelkar Samman- 2017" at Gandhi Hindustani Sabha, Rajghat (New Delhi ) for the countribution of Indian classical music. He has been awarded " Young Artist Scholarship" award in the field of Pakhawaj from HRD (Ministry Of Culture), New Delhi and also a recipient of National Scholarship from Sangeet Natak Academi , New Delhi under the training program under the complete guidance of his father.
He has performed at famous venue's like:
* Baba Harivallabh Sangeet Sammelan at Devi talab temple Jalandhar (Punjab).
* 50th Sawarn Jayanti Samaroh of Doordarshan at Doordarshan Kendra.
* Pakhawaj tigulbandi "Tripushkar" at 5th International Yog Parv Diwas at Sangeet Natak Academi , New Delhi.
* Dhrupad Samaroh at Jawahar Kala Kendra , Jaipur (Rajasthan).
* Pakhawaj trio Pakhawaj Parv- 2014 at Pune organization by Doordarshan Kendra Mumbai & Dhrupad Sansthan, Bhopal.
* Dhrupad Festival at udaipur Live telecast organised by Doordarshan Kendra Jaipur (Rajasthan).
* 19th Common Wealth Game , at JLN stadium New Delhi.
* Dhrupad Jugalbandi live telecast Doordarshan Kendra by DD Bharti Bhopal and many more.
* Pakhawaj Tigulbandi at Bharat Bhawan Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh)
* "Pakhawaj Solo" Dhrupad Samaroh at Doordarshan Kendra Patna (Bihar).