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Sahana Banerjee (Sitar)

sahanaSahana Banerjee is one of the most accomplished and outstanding female sitar players of India belonging to the Rampur Senia Gharana. Sahana was born in a family of rich musical heritage AND WAS READILY RECOGNIZED AS A CHILD PRODIGY AT AN EARLY AGE OF FOUR. Her father Prof. Santosh Banerjee, a celebrated “Sitar” & “Surbahar” player of India and former Head of the Department of Instrumental Music of Rabindra Bharati University in Calcutta. Prof. Banerjee was a disciple of famous “Veenkar” Ustad Md. Dabir Khan of Rampur Senia Gharana whose family lineage traces back to Mian tansen himself.

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