Dr. Amit Kumar Verma

Assistant Professor in Tabla, Dept. of Hindustani Classical Music, Sangeet Bhawan,

Visva Bharati: A Central University & Institute of National Importance, Shantiniketan, West Bengal.


Founder & Editor of Sangeet Galaxy E-Journal



Born and brought in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, Dr. Verma is a performing artist as well as academician of high caliber. He received his training of Tabla playing in guru-shishya parampara from Prof. Sudheer Kumar Verma, the foremost disciple of Ustad Ahmadjaan Thirkwa. He also took intensive training under the guidance of Pt. Shital Prasad Mishra of Banaras Gharana and Ustad Sabir Khan of Farrukhabad Gharana. His academic career is profound as he has completed his Ph.D (2010) from Bhatkhande Music Institute University, Lucknow in the discipline of Tabla after Sangeet Nipun (2003), M.Mus. (2005) and qualifying UGC NET (2005). His area of specialization is both in Theoretical & Practical aspect of Art of Tabla Playing and Research Methodology in Indian Music. He is honored with prestigious awards for his distinguished contribution in the field of Music: Uttar Pradesh Sangeet Natak Academy Award, Taal Mani, Tabla Sri etc.


Office Address

Dr. Amit Kumar Verma, Assistant Professor, Sangeet Bhawan

Visva Bharati University, Shantiniketan,

West Bengal -731235

Email: kr.amitverma@gmail.com / amitkumar.verma@visva-bharati.ac.in

Mob. 9547933029