Sri Shankar Banerjee is acknowledged as a star in Indian classical Music Firmament, born in an family of culture and aristocracy with a musical heritage. He first came into the endless world of music at age of 10 when he played his first on stage performance in the annual function of Bhagalpur Ayurvedic College.later he continued his journey of music after completing his formal part of education (B.A). Then he started his journey with the help of the lessons eminent sitar artist Sri Debapratim Roy and then later he took further lessons from Late Prof. Santosh Banerjee, the head of instrumental music department of Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata. Now for more than 50 years he is in the endless world of music as a Professional Sitar artist.He has also attended many workshops and social gathering on classical music which was organized by Rajya Sangeet Academy. He has also performed many conserts of classical music all over India and foreign countries. Sankar is popularly known for his splendid combination of vocal and instrumental style of Indian classical Music. His performance in foreign contries were acclaimed with sensitive appraisal by the music fraternity situated in there.