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Dr. Rajeeb Chakraborty - M1000

Discipline: Sarod


Dr. Rajeeb Chakraborty is an internationally acclaimed Sarod player from India. His name breathes an astounding versatility of self-expression as a musician, an educationist, music composer and conductor.

Rajeeb belongs to the Maihar gharana of North Indian Classical Music, and trained under his father and lifelong Guru Pandit Rabi Chakraborty. Over the last four decades, Rajeeb has been performing nationally and internationally at major music festivals and concerts. Rajeeb has a doctoral degree in Indian Classical Music on the 'Role of computers in learning & teaching North Indian classical music'.

In addition he earned a degree in Western classical music from the Royal College of Music. Rajeeb has also made his mark as a composer in a host of films, telefilms, serials, fusion bands, and stage plays.

He is the guest composer of SAMYO - National youth orchestra in UK. In 2013 Rajeeb was the King-Chavez-Parks (KCP) Visiting Professor and Artist in Residence at the University of Michigan, USA. This is an extremely prestigious program that hosts internationally acclaimed artists from around the globe. In 2016 Rajeeb received the highly acclaimed Fulbright Nehru Fellowship Award from the United States India Education Foundation.