The Musicians

All the Musicians are All India Radio and TV artists. They have accompanied many renowned Odissi dancers for performances in India and abroad. They have been sponsored since 1994 from Orissa, India to accompany the Nrityalaya dancers.

Manjira:

Guru Chitra Krishnamurti

Vocalists:

Bijaya Kumar Jena - Since 1994, he is Nrityalaya's mainstay musician.

 

Sukanta Kumar Kundu
 

Rupak Kumar Parida
 

Kshiti Prakash Mohapatra

Mardala (Pakhavaj) Player:

Bijaya Kumar Barik - Since 1994, he is Nrityalaya's mainstay pakhavaj player.

Sitarist:

Swapneswar Charaborty - With Nrityalaya since 1995

Flutists:

Srinibas Satpathy - With Nrityalaya from 2000-2001

Jawahar Mishra - With Nrityalaya from 2003-2007

The Late Debi Prasad Mohanty - With Nritylaya from 1994-2000

V.K. Raman - With Nrityalaya since 2009

Soumyaranjan Joshi

Violinists:

Sandhya Srinath - Nrityalaya violinist since 2007

Ramesh Chandra Das - With Nrityalaya from 2000-2005