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Sanjay Chandran

 


Sanjay Chandran
Director – School of Performing Arts

 

Sanjay learned Carnatic music from gurus Late Shri K. Shivakumar and Late Smt. T.R. Balamani and Hindustani music from guru Shri T.K. Patnaik in Mumbai, India. He has given many solo concerts in India as well as in the US and has accompanied eminent musicians such as T.V. Sankaranarayanan, Chitraveena Ravikiran and Bombay Jayashree. In addition, he has performed in several Jugalbandhi concerts with renowned instrumentalists such as Ronu Majumdar and Kedar Naphade. He has won the prestigious Sangeet Natak Academy award for the most promising violinist under the age of 21 as well as the music scholarship from CCRT, a Government of India entity.

In addition, Sanjay extensively performs an original blend of Indian classical music with contemporary jazz, Celtic, Middle Eastern and African music and has performed in several reputed venues all over the US.

Sanjay has a Bachelors degree in Engineering from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and a Masters degree in Engineering from Penn State University. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of a healthcare company in South Florida.