Indian Classical Music is a supreme art form, highly acclaimed for its aesthetic 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.
Born in a musical family Sanjoy started showing signs of exceptional talent from a very tender age. Initiated into
music by his own aunt Smt. Basanti Chatterjee, then Smt Manjulika Dasgupta and later by Sri Ramanuj Dasgupta,
for advance training he went to Pt. Narayan Rao Joshi of Kirana Gharana and soon became his favourite disciple.
But he passed away soon.
In 1989 he then went to Late Pt. A. Kanan, a stalwart of Kirana Gharana and started learning intricacies of our
classical music from him.
In 1995 he joined the prestigious ITC Sangeet Research Academy and started learning music in Guru Shishya
Parampara method under Late Pt A Kanan and then from Sangeet Vidushi Late Malabika Kanan as a scholar.
Forseeing the latent potential she acknowledged Sanjoy as "worthy successor" of her musical heritage.
Today Sanjoy is a busy artist performing in India as well as in countries like Bangladesh, UK, Germany, Canada
and USA as one of the leading young musician of Kirana Gharana.
Sanjoy is also a regular artist of All India Radio and Doordarshan ( TV).
Apart from teaching in India Sanjoy is also a successful teacher having students in countries like Bangladesh,
Germany, UK and USA.
Besides this Sanjoy is a well sought after composer and Music Director having worked in several projects in India
and UK with his own group popularly known as Indian Festival Group.
He was a senior Guru at American Academy of Indian Classical Music in New York .
At present he is a Guru at his own institution " Kolkata Surumurchhana" in Kolkata and Guru at Chhandayan
center for Indian Music" in New York.
With wide task lying in front of him Sanjoy seeks blessings from all.