Profile: Anita Goswami

Anita started her musical journey at the age of 10 with her first Guru Smt.Renuka Sen at Ranchi. After Visharad, she learned details of Khayal from Shri Amiyo Ghosh and Thumri from Pt Kashi Mishra, a sarangi exponent at AIR, Ranchi. She has been learning Khayal and Thumri from Padma Bhushan Pt.Chhannulalji Mishra of Varanasi who is an exponent of Khayal and Thumri, reckoned among all time great vocalists hailing from Varanasi.

Anita acquired her ‘Sangeet Prabhakar’ from Prayag Sangeet Samiti, Allahabad then ‘Sangeet Bhaskar’ [M.Mus] from Pracheen Kala Kendra, Chandigarh. She is an ‘A’ grade artist in Hindi Bhajan and ‘B high’ grade artist of Thumri in All India Radio and Doordarshan. She repeated Master in Music at Mumbai University standing second in the final examination in the University. She is an academical graduate from Ranchi University, Jharkhand.

 

ACHIEVEMENTS:

  1. Panel artist of Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Ministry of External Affairs, India.
  2. Anita is a regular performer of All India Radio, Mumbai.
  3. Awarded ‘Surmani’ by Sur Singar Samsad, Mumbai.
  4. Dept. of Culture, Government of Odisha awarded her an ‘A’ grade both in classical and light vocal.

PERFORMANCES:

    1. Bhubaneshwar Music Circle, Orissa,1994.
    2. Performed at Shravani, Cuttuck,1995.
    3. C.P.C.Delhi.1996.
    4. ISKCON, Juhu Mumbai, 2002.
    5. Halim Academy of Sitar,Mumbai, 2002.
    6. Swaramilan, Mumbai, 2003.
    7. Kalabharti Vasai , Maharashtra,2004.
    8. Udayan, NGMA , Mumbai , 2005.
    9. Swaramauli, Mumbai, 2005.
    10. N.C.P.A., Mumbai, 2005.
    11. Vasai Kala Academy, 2006.
    12. Purushottamdas Bhajan Sammelan, 2006, 2007.
    13. Kala Bharti, Mumbai,Maharashtra, 2007
    14. Abdul Karim Khan Memorial Festival, Miraj,Maharashtra, 2007
    15. Ambabai Navaratra Mahotsav , Miraj,Maharashtra, 2007.
    16. N.C.P.A., Mumbai, 2008.
    17. Nehru Centre, Mumbai, 2008.
    18. Swar Sadhana Samiti,Mumbai, 2008.
    19. Mumbai University, 2009.
    20. Spandan, Vapi, Gujarat, 2009.
    21. Swami Haridas Sangeet Sammelan, Mumbai, 2009.
    22. Bhajan Samaroh, Jodhpur, Rajastan,2010.
    23. Bhajan Samaroh, Bhavnagar,Gujrat, 2010.
    24. Tagore & Nazrul songs and Thumri, Shahana, Mumbai,2010.
    25. Dr.Prabha Atre foundation, Pune,Maharashtra,2010.
    26. Jai Jagadamba Navaratri Mahotsava, Latur,Maharashtra, 2010.
    27. University of Mumbai, Kalina,Maharashtra,2010.
    28. Amar Kala Mandal,Vasai, Maharashtra,2010.
    29. University of Mumbai, 2011.
    30. Accompanied Guruji as voice support at Sankat Mochan Sangeet Samaroh, Varanasi,2012.
    31. Accompanied Guruji as voice support at Teen Prahar, Banyan Tree,Mumbai,2012.
    32. ICCR and Y.B. Chavan Pratishthan, Horizon Series at Rangswar, Mumbai,2013.
    33. Performed at SPJIMR auditorium,Bhavan’s Cultural Centre Andheri, Mumbai,2013.
    34. Performed at ITC Sangeet Research Academy, Mumbai, 2014
    35. Performed at Sangeet Sankalp, Ahmedabad, 2014
    36. Performed for Banyantree at Hyderabad, 2014.
    37. Girnar Mahotsav,Junagadh, 2015
    38. AIR Broadcast, Mumbai, March 2015
    39. Vallabhnidhi,Juhu, Mumbai, 2015.
    40. AIR Broadcast,Mumbai, October 2015.
    41. Bhubaneswar Music Circle, Rabindra Mandap, Bhubaneswar, November 2015

INVITED AS JUDGE:

  1. Judge of AIR Mumbai Audition Board [Light Music]
  2. Dreamer’s Club Inter College Music Competition, Cuttack.
  3. Inter School Vocal Competition organized by ISKCON, Mumbai.
  4. All Mumbai Singing Competition, organized by State Bank of India.
  5. Inter College Music Competition, organized by Bharat Vikas Parishad, Mumbai.
  6. Natya Sangeet and Bhavgeet Competition, organized by Veer Savarkar Kendra, Vile Parle, Mumbai.
  7. Inter College Music Competition at St. Andrew’s College, Bandra.
  8. All India Singing Competition organized by NABARD, Bandra-Kurla Complex, Mumbai.
  9. Swar Sadhana Samiti, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
  10. Amar Kala Mandal, Vasai (West), Thane.
  11. Banyan Tree,2015

 

COMMERCIAL RECORDINGS:

  1. Recorded 18 chapters of ‘Shrimad Bhagavad Geeta’ produced by ISKCON, Bhubaneshwar.
  2. Recorded ‘Vishnusahashra Naam’ and ‘Bhaja Govindam’ produced by Samrat Cassette Company, Cuttack, Orissa.
  3. Films:
  • Ghar Sansar [Bengali]
  • Indra Dhanur Chhai [Oriya]
  • Emiti Bhai Jagate Nai [Oriya]

4. TV serials: Gurukul,Starplus, Aankhein,DD1.

5.Sang  for OLX ad film, for internet media (An old LP record rekindles a 68 year old Memory #timeless stories#.) seen on YouTube.

 

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