Born in 2000, Ayush started learning sitar with Shri Chandranath Bhattacharya at the age of 5. Currently he trains under illustrious Guru Pandit Sanjoy Bandopadhyay.
Ayush Ghosh garnered significant success in the field of Classical Music at an early age. In October 2007, at a public performance in Singapore and to Indian media thereafter, Ayush has been regarded as an exceptional talent beyond his age and was proclaimed a “Child Prodigy”. Recognized as an outstanding musician by Asian and Western maestros, Ayush was regarded as the youngest professional sitar player in the world. The virtuosity and creativity exhibited in his performances have earned him rave reviews with media and music organizations globally.
Ayush is the recipient of numerous accolades, most notably, Compelling Calgarian 2018 by Calgary Herald, the Immigrants of Distinction Award 2017 and the Youth of Distinction Award for Arts and Culture 2014. Ayush has made a positive impact on the Canadian music scene with numerous notable solo recitals which include a private recital for His Holiness The Dalai Lama.
His allure and passion for Indian Classical Music compelled Ayush to establish the ""Academy of Indian Classical Music"" in Calgary in 2015. Globally, Ayush is involved as an advisory member of “Sangeet Piyasi”, a non-profit music organization based in India.
2018 marked the release of his first professional album Bridging Borders, a masterpiece with obvious and deliberate western influences. ayushsitar.com
Join Ayush as he demonstrates the intricacies of a seven-centuries old string instrument, the Sitar. Ayush will perform a concert of original Indian classical compositions with expressions of healing and hope during these unprecedented times.