A born Music Person, Shom was trained in his early years by his Grandmother – Smt. Debi Mitra, a popular name in the Bengali Music Scenario in the 1960’s & 1970’s. Music creates Magic in his Voice & his fingers on different Music Instruments. An Alumnus of Presidency College Kolkata, Shom is a well-trained vocalist – groomed under Maestros like Pandit Ajoy Chakraborty, Ustaad Ghulam Ali Khan Sahab, Shri A. Hariharan, Shri Jagjit Singh, Shri Badal Dhar Choudhury & Pandit Mallar Ghosh. As the Great Tabla Maestro Pandit Mallar Ghosh says – “Shom is a Versatile Musician”. He renders different Genres of Music with equal ease – from Semi- Classical to Film Soundtracks.
However, Ghazals occupy a special place for him – which has made him popular in different parts of the Country within a very short time span. He continues to perform regularly in India & abroad – as a Soloist, as well as with all the great Maestros already mentioned.
Shom is a frequent performer in all major Kolkata Television channels and is invited by Organizers & Corporate Houses like Tata Consultancies Ltd. to perform for them at places like G.D.Birla Sabhaghar, Swabhumi Heritage Park, Tolly Club, Bengal Club, CC & FC Club, Science City, Nazrul Mancha, Rabindra Sadan, Sisir Mancha, Kalamandir and other renowned auditoriums in Kolkata and abroad.
Having learnt from various stalwarts in the field of Music, Shom is also a Vocal Trainer who trains & grooms students in Vocal Music. He has a number of students diligently learning from him both in India and abroad. While students from Rabindra Bharati University & many young local performers learn from him in India – he is also popular with students in Washington, Michigan & other parts of the United States who learn from him through Facetime & Skype.
Shom Now Stays In Mumbai - Where He Works As A Singer, Music Producer & Trainer For Music Reality Shows Hosted By Star Plus & Other Popular Channels.