Dr. Rajeeb Chakraborty
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 computer 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, Tele films, serials, fusion bands, and stage plays. He is the guest composer of SAMYO - National youth orchestra in UK.
Rajeeb is the recipient of the King-Chavez-Parks (KCP) Visiting Professorship Award from the University of Michigan, USA. This is an extremely prestigious program that hosts internationally acclaimed artists from around the globe.
2016 Rajeeb got the Fulbright Nehru Excellency Fellowship from the Fulbright foundation United States.
Pioneer High school, the recipient of 8 Grammy awards has joined hands with Rajeeb to form a Global symphonic orchestra with the music of Tagore to be premiered in USA 2018 spring.