Sitarist, Fusion musician, Live show performer, One man show artist, Surbahar artist
Soham is the son of the world-renowned artist from Bengal, Arati Mukherjee. Soham Munim - sitar wonder boy & the Creator of the SiGui. Soham ji Performed widely as a soloist in Hindustani Classical as well as he has also experimented in the World-Fusion space in collaborations – which have led him to research & subsequently create his own instrument, the SiGui, uniquely adding to the existing Sitar techniques and their implementations through an original approach.
At TFN Kolkata (2018) in front of Utd Rashid Khan, Pt. Kushal Das & Pt. Jyoti Goho
At the Umang - NCPA (2012)
Soham Munim profile pic
Soham ji has joined Sri Aurobindo Ashram in Puducherry, started teaching there from 95, since 2002. A lot of people might already have an idea with regards to some of the highlights in his career so far, such as Soham ji's receiving Surmani - 2010, to playing at the Prempiya Festival at MSU Vadodara - 2012, NCPA Umang - 2012, Monthly young artist baithak at the Bhavan's SPJIMR Auditorium Andheri - 2012, to playing at the Aditya Birla INT Baithak - 2014, Puducherry Heritage Festival - 2015, India ki Khoj at IIT Gandhinagar - 2016, Virasat Festival at IIT Bombay - 2017, Diwali Pahat at Goregaon Sports Club - 2018, at the Inner Courtyard - 2018, Neyveli Book fair - 2019, SBI Corporate baithak - 2020 to playing at home since the 2020 lockdown!! Played in the National Programme of Music 2019 as an A-Grade artist of AIR & DD, empaneled with the ICCR, other than the regular regional broadcasts. This is his humble effort, without any help or influence, largely based on his talent and to some extent some good luck as he can check for himself that no agency or godfathers have ever pushed his profile. .
Awards & Achievements
- A-Grade Artist of Akashwani -All India Radio & Doordarshan. AIR DD
- Empanelled with the Indian Council for Cultural Relations. ICCR
- Global Music Award 2018 - Dubai for the best young Indian Fusion Instrumentalist
- Fabindia Contest winner in 2017 for his debut World-Fusion album Begin TP .
- Sangeet Taranga Puraskaar 2017, Kolkata, for excellence in Sitar as a young artist.
- Recipient of Surmani - 2010 by Sur Singar Samsad, Mumbai.
- 1st Prize in Sitar at the music competition -2010 in Shanmukhananda Sangeet Vidyalaya.