"Let the beauty of what you love be what you do" ... Rumi
Multi-talented young tabla artist Shankh Lahiri comes from a family with a strong tradition of Indian Classical Music and has fully devoted his life to this Music. Son of the sitarist and Guru Shri Rabindranath Lahiri, he grew up in an environment imbued with the fragrance of Hindustani music. As a child, he received intensive training in both vocal and tabla from his father and went on to graduate with a Sangeet Visharad in both subjects. Currently Shankh, as he is lovingly known in the fraternity, is the devoted senior disciple of world-renowned Tabla maestro Pandit Nayan Ghosh.
He has accompanied and toured with many reputed and front-ranking artists such as Pt. Jasraj, Ustad Shujaat Khan, Ustad Shahid Parvez, Pt. Arati Ankalikar, Nayan Ghosh (sitar), Pt. Mukul Shivputra, Shri Rakesh Chaurasia and many more. He has also expressed his creative talents through singing, writing and music composition. Apart from his own performing carrier, Shankh is serving his rich heritage through teaching students in Florida and abroad for the last several years from his own organization Shruti School of Music and a Non for Profit organization Shruti Foundation in Tampa.
Currently, as a composer & a performer, Shankh has been working collaboratively on World Fusion Music projects with the musical group ‘WAHH World Fusion Band' and other musicians around the world.