Sourish Chatterjee’s childhood in Kolkata was influenced by musicians and poets of Bengal. He grew up learning Bengali RaagPradhan and other genres of classical music like Bhajan, Ghazals from Shri Subhajit Bandyopadhyay. Currently, he is receiving guidance in Khayal from Pt. Ritesh Mishra of the Benaras Gharana. Software engineering may have brought him to Seattle, but he has established himself as a fixture in the Seattle classical music scene with his talents on multiple instruments, and a deep abiding passion for learning and understanding the music better.