Guru Nabendu Bhattacharya
Room No C1-02
Guru Nabendu began his training under the guidance of Late Pt. Prasun Banerjee and Late Pt. Narayan Rao Joshi and was under the guidance of Pt. Ajoy Chakraborty. He has a BComm from the University of Calcutta and Masters in Arts from Rabindra Bharati University in Kolkata specializing in Vocal Music. He is a devoted follower of "Patiala Gayaki" style and is also trained in playing the Tabla. His Khayal, Thumri, Bhajan, and Bengali Raga based songs are acclaimed in his many performances in India and overseas in concerts held in Mauritius, Germany, Holland, Switzerland, Paris, Bangladesh and USA since 1990. He has performed on Radio and TV as a regular vocalist and Harmonium accompanist, playing with eminent personalities like Ustad Nisar Hussain Khan, Pt. A.Kanan, Pt. Arun Bhaduri, Ustad Mashkur Ali Khan, Ustad Rashid Khan,Pt. Prasun Banerjee, Pt. Ajoy Chakraborty, Smt. Kaushiki Chakraborty, Vidushi Shubra Guha since 1985. He was appointed as a visiting music teacher in the Bangladesh Academy Of Music, in Los Angeles, USA from 2002-2016.
Guru Nabendu joined SIFAS in January 2017.