Amita Sinha

AMITA SINHA comes from a music loving family of Bishnupur, west Bengal. She was initiated in to music by her parents and encouraged by them to become a dhrupad singer. She did her masters in music (Hindustani Classical Vocal) from Visva Bharati university, Shanti Niketan, West Bengal and stood first class first . She got her initial training in dhrupad from Shrimati Kaberi kar. Later on she joined the Dhrupad Sansthan Bhopal where she learned the art of Dhrupad in the Gurushishya Parampara from Umakant Ramakant Gundecha. She received Merit scholarship from Visvabharati university , Shanti Niketan from 1997 to 2000 . She also received the Sachi Shankaran Fellowship and Sir Dorabji Tata Scholorship for higher studies in Dhrupad Sansthan Bhopal.

She has performed in many music festivals in India including ‘Arambh’ – Bharat Bhavan Bhopal, Dhrupad Mela- Varanasi, Dhrupad Festival – Gwalior, Yuva Mahotsav of Sangeet Natak Academy, Kal ke kalakar Festival, Mumbai , Dhrupad Sandhya – Pune, Bangalore. She has given vocal support to her Guru – Gundecha many concerts .