Yuji Nakagawa

Born in Osaka,Japan,Yuji received initial sarangi training from Ustad Faiyaz Ali Khan in Varanasi.

He has also had some study sessions with Shri Sangeet Mishra os Varanasi. Since2005,he has been receiving intensive professional training in advanced Sarangi technique and Ragadari under sarangi maestro Pandit Dhruba Ghosh of the Ustad Bundu Khansahib Gharana.

Yuji has been awarded the ICCR scholarship since 2009 for pursuing Sarangi as afull time career under Pandit Ghosh at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mumbai.He is developing as a solo player and also as an accompanist.He has already successfully given sarangi solo recitals in Varanasi,Agra and Mumbai.