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Ranendra Das began his journey learning tabla from his father at the age of 3, and has been traveling the path ever since. Ranendra has studied with many teachers including Ud. Zakir Hussain, Amit Chatterjee, Shouri Lahiiri, and Pt. Samir Chatterjee.  


Ranendra earned his BM in Performance from the University of Bridgeport, where he studied Western Classical and Indian Classical music with Tabla as his major instrument. He earned his MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts from Goddard College.

Selected venues where Ranendra has performed:

  • Performance for President Obama at MLK Memorial Dedication - Washington, D.C.

  • Madison Square Garden - NYC

  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art - NYC

  • Symphony Space - NYC

  • Lake Eden Arts Festival (LEAF) - Black Mountain, NC

  • Mystic Seaport Sea Music Festival - Mystic, CT

  • International Festival of Arts & Ideas -New Haven, CT


Ranendra teaches and performs in Connecticut and the NYC Tri-State area, nationally, and internationally. He founded Para's Academy of Music and Arts in 2019.

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