Surajit

Biography

Surajit - Biography                                   




Surajit Das one of the best sitar player from Nederlands (Holland).

Surajit born in Calcutta (India) in a musical atmosphere/family.                         

Surajit Das is the fourth generation musician from his family. 
                                                                                                               
                                                                                  (Baby Surajit)
                                                                                                                 
Surajit received his first sitar lesson from his aunt,
Shrimati Suruchi Das,                      
at the age of 9. 

                                                                                                                                                                             

After a few years of training he developed a great interest in Indian Classical Music and received further training from a well known sitarist, Professor, Kashinath Mukerjee. Surajit did not only stay under his guidance for more than 15 years, but has also been under the guidance of Professor, Chinmoy Lahere, a well known classical singer in India.

During his education Surajit studied and
developed all the ragas according to the traditional style in all their phases.

In 1986 Surajit obtained his Masters Degree in Indian Classical Music at the Music University Prayag Sangit Samiti Allahabad, where he became third amongst all participants from all over India.

                                                                (With aunt, Shrimati Suruchi Das) 

While he was staying in India he gained a lot of concert experience some of which was broadcast on radio and kolkata TV.

In 1989 Surajit was send on an European Tour to France, Belgium and Switzerland by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi , the founder of the Transcendental Meditation Movement.

Since 1990 Surajit is living in Nederlands (Holland), and has not only given Concerts and Workshops all around Europe, but has also worked together with personalities like Deepak Chopra and Roy Martina.

Surajit is also playing the Surbahar and has released several CDs that sell well in Europe, America and Asia. His CD "Ayurvidic Music Therapy" was entitled though the Dutch critics as "The best CD of the month July in 2004".

Since Surajit has been an examiner on behalf of Prayag Sangit Samiti Allahabad University he has never stopped to inaugurate others in this valuable music.

Surajit is convinced of the peaceful influence that the Indian Classical Music has.

  With Deepak chopra


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