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Last updated on  July 7, 2016

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Students performed on occasion of Gandhi Day on Oct 5, 2013
Advanced students performed on the occasion of Mehfill Live 2nd anniversary
Students of Shriranjani won 3rd prize in Junior Hindustani Classical category at OSAAT Natya Raaga 2013 Music contest on Feb 10 at Jain Temple, Milpitas, CA.
Shriranjani is currently offering classes online only.  Please contact us at shriranjani.hcv@gmail.com for more info


Ms. Shubhasree Chaki was initiated into Hindustani Classical music at the tender age of 4 by her aunt Smt. Sheela Das who is a reputed vocalist in Kolkata (West Bengal, INDIA) and was then a disciple of the Rabindrasangeet exponent Lt. Smt. Maya Sen. Shubhasree continued her

learning with Smt. Bijali Kar Roy Choudhury for another couple of years before she moved to Pune (Maharashtra, INDIA). She was fortunate enough to receive training of the extempore-style Khayal gayaki in the tradition of Gwalior Gharana, the Gharana which is considered to be the oldest and richest of all in India, under the tutelage of Late Pt. Gangadhar Buwa Pimpalkhare at Pune who was Guru-Brother to Pt. Bhimsen Joshi.She received further training in the field from several luminaries like Pt. Bhalerao Neelkant, Vijay Deshpande and the exponent Dr. Smt. Veena Sahasrabuddhe. Subsequently, she was fortunate to continue her training from accomplished vocalist Dr. Vikas Kashalkar of Gwalior Gharana who is disciple of guru Pt. Gajananrao Joshi, a stalwart of this Gharana himself.   

  • Shubhasree is a recipient of junior as well as senior National Talent Search (NTS) Scholarship awarded by the Govt. of India for Hindustani Classical at the age of 12 and 20, respectively
  • She ranked as top Hindustani Classical Vocalist at National Level conducted by Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) and was presented the award by Former Governor of Karnataka Sri Khurshid Alam Khan at Bangalore in 1996
  • She was a special awardee representing Maharashtra state at the Golden Jubilee Foundation celebration program held by KVS in 1997 at Delhi
  • Shubhasree represented Maharashtra as one of the top 20 students at All India Cultural Exchange Program held in Chennai in 1995
  • She was a recipient of numerous state level (West Bengal and Maharashtra) and national level awards in classical and semi-classical music (of various types like Bengali Rabindrasangeet, Nazrulgeeti, Marathi Bhavageet, Natyageet etc) since childhood
  • She was among the top 12 participants in Zee TV Hero Honda Sa Re Ga Ma Pa for the 'Golden Voice' hunt in 2003 for the state level contest.


    • Shubhasree had been a regular artist at All India Radio, Pune since childhood
    • She has given many mesmerizing performances for classical and semi-classical styles like Bengali Raagpradhan, Nazrulgeeti, Rabindrasangeet, Marathi Natyageet, Bhavgeet, etc., all over Pune and Kolkata, INDIA  (1990 - 2008)
    • She has been performing at Zankaar One-Raaga concerts over the last few years (2009 - Present) in Bay area organized by Sangeet Dhwani, a non-profit organization in Bay area nurturing & preserving our rich Music Heritage of Indian Classical Music of Vedic times
    • Shubhasree presented an enchanting performance of Rabindrasangeet at the occasion of 150th Birth anniversary of Kaviguru Rabindranath Tagore at ICC Milpitas in July 2011

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