About Pandit Debajit Chakraborty
Born in a family having strong music tradition, Debajit started learning sitar under the tutelage of India's most renowned sitar exponent Pandit Monilai Nag of Vishnupur Gharana. After that he took lessons from Sri Santosh Banerjee of Rampur Senia Gharana, the Ex-head of the department of instrumental Stream of Rabindra Bharati University. Although Indian classical music is traditional, Debajit thinks that if it is too rigid and predominant or all powerful and leaves no scope for innovation and novelty, then it leads to stagnation and monotony. By fusing these two Gharanas under which he took lessons . Debajit is endeavouring to create a style of his own.

                He is an Honours Graduate in Commerce from Calcutta University. After graduation he took admission in Rabindra Bharati University as a student of Sitar in M.A. and stood first class first securing highest in the entire Fine Arts Faculty. He is also NET qualified. Working as an Assistant Professor, Music Department, Banasthali Vidyapith, Jaipur (Rajasthan).

                Debajit is a 'TOP' Grade Artiste of A.I.R. and is regularly featured on the Calcutta Doordarshan including National Programme on it Empanelled artiste of ICCR or INDIAN COUNCIL FOR CULTURAL RELATIONS. Examiner of Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata. Workshop conducted under SPICMACAY, Patna.
Debajit also teaches sitar both beginner and advance students. He also teaches advance students of other instruments. Interested persons may contact.
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