ScheduleMondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
Chhandayan Center for Indian Music
4 West 43 street, #618
New York, New York 10036Open Map
Pt. Sanjoy Banerjee and Smt. Namami Karmakar offer private lessons on Hindustani classical vocal music. Depending on where you are in your studies we will pair you up accordingly. To learn from either of them please contact email@example.com. Indian classical music is a supreme art form, highly acclaimed for its esthetic quality, intricate technique, and sublimity. As an accomplished successor to this musical heritage, Sanjoy Banerjee has stepped masterfully into this field and with his sonorous voice has enthralled audiences at home and abroad. Sanjoy joined the prestigious ITC Sangeet Research Academy to study in the Guru Shisya Parampara method. with Late Pandit A. Kanan, a stalwart of the Kirana Gharana, to learn the intricacies of Indian Classical music and later studied as a scholar with Late Sangeet Vidushi Malabika Kanan, who saw the young musician’s potential and acknowledged Sanjoy as the “worthy successor” of her musical heritage. Today, Sanjoy is a busy artist, performing in India, Bangladesh, the UK, Germany, Canada, and the US as one of the leading musicians of Kirana Gharana. Sanjoy ji is also a successful teacher, with students in India, Bangladesh, Australia, the UK and the US. At present, he is a guru at his own institution, Suromurchhana in Indian & USA and at Chhandayan center of Indian Music in New York City. Namami Karmakar is regarded as one of the finest vocalist among the younger generation of the Kirana Gharana. She had her initial training under Smt. Malini Mukherjee Bhowmick. Then she began learning under Late Pt. A. Kanan and Late Sangeet Bidushi Malabika Kanan and currently she is under the able guidance of their disciple, Pt. Sanjoy Banerjee. Namami has a Masters in Classical Vocal Music from the prestigious Rabindra Bharati University. She stood first in All India BSNL Cultural Meet in 2007 and has successfully ranked in the prestigious Dover Lane Music Competition and West Bengal State Music Academy. She has also performed at major conferences in and in TV channels to great acclaim. Her performances in Indian & USA were extremely well received and received praises from the audiences and music aficionados. At present Namami is a faculty at Chhandayan Center of Indian Music in New York since 2016 and Suromurchhana, U.S & Kolkata, imparting training to local as well as international students. She has a proven track record as a successful teacher as her students have earned applause from audiences and maestros of Classical Music. Classes are for an hour or 45 minutes, one-on-one, offered to beginners, intermediate & advanced studnets.