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- India NewEngland:
Acoustic folk and Indian classical music show to hit Somerville
Issue Date:  May 2013, Posted On: 5/9/2013

Excerpt from
The Times of India -

"...This growing fascination for classical Indian arts did two things. It made teaching in the West a viable profession for classical Indian musicians. And this, in turn, offered Westerners an opportunity to study Indian classical arts at home. Soma Sarkar from Serampore, West Bengal, is one such teacher. She offers lessons in Indian classical music in New York and Maryland. Soma was the first Indian classical musician to have applied to the New England Conservatory in Boston.

"The availability of a guru has been one of the main reasons why Indian classical music and dance saw the popularity that it did in US, " she says. " (read full article)

- Dharitri Bhattacharjee , The Times of India - The Crest Edition - March 5th, 2011.