Shivji's achievements

Awards and Scholarships

First Prize, Youth Festival, Government of West Bengal, India. First Prize, Dover Lane Music Conference. Gold Medal, Pracheen Kala Kendra, Chandigarh, India.

Employment

Taught as a Resident Tabla teacher and a performing artist at The Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan, UK for 16 years. Worked closely in collaboration with an organisation called "TAPS", Berkshire, in collaborative projects With Western Musicians. He is one of the founder member of Indian Music Academy in UK.

Major Performances
  • Ustad VILAYAT KHAN SAHEB
  • Pandit RAVI SHANKAR
  • Pandit HARI PRASAD CHAURASIA (FLUTE)
  • Pandit VISHWA MOHAN BHATT (GUITAR)
  • Pandit AJOY CHAKRABORTY (VOCAL)
  • Ustad SULTAN KHAN
  • Shri BALAMURLIKRISHNAN
  • Pandit RAJAN & SAJAN MISHRA
  • Ustad SHAHID PARVEZ (SITAR)
  • Shrimati LAXMI SHANKAR(VOCAL)
  • Pandit V.G.JOG(VIOLIN)
  • Ustad ALI AHMAD HUSSAIN(SHEHNAI)
  • Pandit TARUN BHATTACHARYA (SANTOOR)
  • Ustad GHULAM MUSTAFA KHAN
  • Shri RONU MAJUMDAR (FLUTE)
  • Srimati SUBHA MUDGAL(VOCAL)
  • Shri M.S.GOPAL KRISHNAN (VIOLIN)
  • Pandit VIJAY SHANKAR(KATHAK DANCER)
  • Shrimati SULOCHANA BRAHASPATI (VOCAL)
  • hrimati SHRUTI SHADOLIKAR (VOCAL)
  • Shri Kushal Das (Sitar)
  • Shri Tejendra Narayan Majumdar (Sarod)
Performed at the Vatican Centre, for World Peace Conference
Audio, CDs and Broadcastings

Recordings with Late Ustad Vilayat Khan, Pandit Ajay Chakraborty, Pandit Hari Prashad Chaurasia, Smt. Laxmi Shankar, Pt.Tarun Bhattacharya for Nimbus and Navras records. Performed for B.B.C. Television, Radio and All India Radio. Collaborated with RONNY JORDAN in an audio recording.

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