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The Artist
DR.BIPUL KUMAR RAY
Dr. Bipul is one of the finest santoor exponents of the country.Under the tutelage of Santoor maestro PanditBhajanSopori, an outstanding exponent of "SufiyanaGharana” of Kashmir, has mastered "Khayal and TantrakariAng" (style) equally well, with arduous training and hard work. Dr.Bipul's recitals are very much influenced by his Guru and that is why he is very much particular about the purity of raga and its aesthetical approach. The recitals seek to combine melodious Alap and Tantrakari innovative improvisation with mesmerizing "Layakari", superb sound control and dexterous finger work. The entire rendition, be it serious or light is sparkled by intuition. The recitals not only appeal to the classical artists but to all level of listeners. If there is sheer lilting melody for the layman, then there is heady complexity for the connoisseur too. Dr.Bipul has a Master and M. Phil degree in Classical vocal music and Doctorate (PhD) on Santoor from the University of Delhi. Presently, Bipul is working as a assistant professor,vocal music in Bharati Collage, University of Delhi. Presently, Dr. Bipul is doing research in collaboration with Psychologists & Doctors on the impact and therapeutic impact of Indian Classical Music on the population suffering from stress, depression, insomnia and psychological abnormalities in children. He is also founder of Raganjali Academy of Performing Arts Organization to promote Indian Classical Music & Dance at the global level. He has bagged several Awards and prizes.He has performed China,Thailand,Venezuela,Austria,Peru & Egypt.
 

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Bihar Kala Puraskar-2013[State Award By Govt. Of Bihar]
  • 'A' Grade Artist Accreditation from All India Radio & Doordarshan
  • Empanelled Artist with Ministry of Culture, Government of India
  • Empanelled Artist with Indian Council for Cultural Relations[ICCR]
  • Recipient of National Scholarship, Ministry Of Culture, Gov. of India
  • Director for Music Workshop, Sahitya Kala Parishad, Gov. of Delhi[Since 2009]
  • Rotary Navodit Kala Samman, Rotary Club of Delhi
  • Music Album{1} Devotional Healing {2} Spiritual Bliss
 
 
 
 
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