Shri Pradyot Kumar Pal is a performing artist in classical tabla. He is a B-high artist of Akashvani since 1992.
Shri Pradyot Pal began his training at the very young age of seven. He started his initial lessons with Shri Sadananda Ghorai, a disciple of the noted Chandravan. After twelve years of training he began his second phase of learning from Shri Sudhir Kumar Ray, a disciple of Chotton Khan, Pandit Sitaram Mishra, Pandit Sohanlal Mishra, Pandit Joylal Mishra, Lalji Srivastav, Shri Chunilal Mishra. He continued his training with Shri Sudhir Kumar Ray for thirty years.
Shri Pradyot Pal has achieved his Sangeet Bhaskar Final year from Pracheen Kala Kendra with first division and distinction in practical. From Prayag Sangit Samiti he achieved Sangit Prabhakar with second division. In Sangit Upaddhay by Trailokya Sangit Parishad he was ranked third in all India in the year 1992. He was placed in first division
He is working as a professional performer for thirty two years. He has played as an accompanist as well as a soloist with many acclaimed artist and at many prestigious platforms. Some of the noted names of the artist he accompanied are Lt. Sailen Banerjee, Lt. Indranil Bhattacharya, Lt. Nidan Bandhu Bandhopadhyay, Pt. Kalyan Basu, Shri Aloke Lahiri.
As a soloist he performed in some noted occasions such as the 78th Birth Anniversary of Bimalakanta Ray Chaudhury in Birla Academy, 1986. Surjhankar Music Conference 1980, Akshvani Basanta Utsav,2013, Akashvani National Programme, 2011.
Shri Pradyot Kumar Pal has been working as a teacher for twenty six years. He is the principle teacher of his own school running at Kharagpur since 1994. He has also worked as a music teacher in Kendriya Vidyalaya, IIT Kharagpur, for two years.
Shri Pradyot Kumar Pal also has the experience of music arrangements, simultaneously accompanying light classical musicians, modern song artists, folk artists.
Shri Pal has played an important role in promoting classical and traditional music in Kharagpur. He has organised many Classical Music Concerts, Programmes, traditional music gatherings and events in Kharagpur.