Tanay Rege (tabla)
Somdatta Chatterjee (khayal)
Tanay Rege has studied the tabla for seven years under Praveen Karkare at Sharda Sangeet Vidyalaya. Currently, he is continuing the taleem of Punjab gharana under Yogesh Samsi as part of ‘Support to Guru’ initiative. A holder of scholarships from several institutions, including the Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT), Rege has also been conferred with numerous awards. He stood first at the All India Shri Baba Harivallabh Sangeet Sammelan held in Jalandhar in 2016. He won a gold medal more than once at the University Youth festival. He has performed at various festivals and on prestigious platforms including the Yuvawani programme of AIR, IIT Bombay, Swarankit Yuva Mohatsav, among many others. He has accompanied reputed artistes like Tulsidas Borkar, Babanrao Haldankar, Rahul Deshpande, Mahesh Kale and many more.
Born in a musical family in 1994, Somdatta Chatterjee has been primarily trained under the guidance of her father Subhasish Chatterjee, uncle Snehasish Chatterjee (one of the senior disciples of Jayanta Bose) and grandmother Arati Chatterjee (disciple of the exponent of Bishnupur gharana Gopeshwar Bandopadhyay). She has also studied with renowned artiste and veteran guru of Agra gharana, Subhra Guha. Chatterjee stood first in the Thumri-Dadra and Bhajan section of the Talent Search Contest at the Dover Lane Music Conference in 2014. She has been awarded the National Scholarship in Khayal from the Ministry of Culture, Government of India. Chatterjee has also successfully participated at various competitions across the country, like Murari Smriti Sangeet Sammilani, Sangeet Milon Classical Voice of India, among others. In 2017, she was the Citi-NCPA Scholarship Winner for Young Musician. Chatterjee, who is a B-High artiste of All India Radio, Kolkata, has performed at various organisations in France, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands with her husband, sarod player Abhisek Lahiri.
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