PT. JOYDEEP GHOSH,
Sangit Kriya Visarad (Gold Medalist), Sangit Praveen (Gold Medalist)
Pt. JOYDEEP GHOSH is hailed as one of India’s leading Sarod , Surshringar & Mohanveena artists , today .
He started learning Sarod from the tender age of five under the able guidance of the great masters late Sangeetacharya Anil Roychoudhury , late Sangeetacharya Radhika Mohan Moitra and Padmabhusan Acharya Buddhadev Dasgupta all belong to the famous Shahajahanpur Sarod Gharana . He has learned the technique of Laykari and its application from the noted exponents of Tabla late Pt. Amal Sarkar, late Ustad Shaukat Ali Khan and late Pt. Anil Palit . He has also received his lesson in Vocal Music from the eminent vocalist late Sangeetacharya Amaresh Chandra Choudhury belongs to the famous Senia Gharana . Subsequently, he was under the tutelage of the versatile master late Pt. Bimalendu Mukherjee , a doyen of the famous Imdadkhani Gharana of Sitar & Surbahar . Pt. Ghosh has included all the important aspects like Gayaki , Tantrakari, Raag-vistar and Laykari in his own style . The brilliant guidance under the famous maestros has led him towards a new horizon in Sarod, Surshringar & Mohanveena playing .
The artist had received many awards & honors since his childhood including the Scholarship & Fellowship both from Govt . of India . All along he had secured 1st position in All India Music Competition(Delhi) , “Sangit Kriya Visarad” Diploma (Kolkata) & “Sangit Praveen” Diploma (Allahabad) . He had been awarded the title “Surmani” by Sur Singar Samsad (Mumbai), "Swarshree" from Swarankur (Mumbai) and ‘A’ grade by All India Radio .
The artist had been invited to perform in several esteemed music festivals throughout the country and has also enchanted music audience of different countries including USA , UK , Germany , France , Holland , Norway, Sweden , Denmark , Bahrain , Bhutan etc .
Pt. Ghosh was attached as an Associate Professor with Indira Kala Sangit University, Khairagarh (Chhattisgarh) between 1985 - 2013 .