Department of Music
Swarup Hossain has come from a family of Rajshahi which has a great musical heritage. He is the grand-son of the renowned North Indian Classical Maestro Late Ustad Mozammel Hossain (1907-1976) and son of prominent Kheyal performer and classical vocalist of Bangladesh Late Ustad Rabiul Hossain (1947-2013). He is currently working as a Assistant Professor at the Department of Music in University of Dhaka.
Initial musical training of Swarup Hossain was started at the early age with his father Late Ustad Rabiul Hossain followed by his father’s trainees Shamsul Alam, Jihadul Islam and Mahbubur Rahman Chowdhury. He also received training of Tabla from Niti Ranjan Biswas. In 2001 Swarup Hossain received the scholarship through ICCR to study Tabla at the faculty of performing arts, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India. He learned Tabla from the great Maestro of Ajrada Gharana (School) Late ‘Pandit Sudhir Kumar Saxena’ during his study time in India. He secured 1st class in Bachelor study and 1st class 1st position with distinction in Masters Degree. He was awarded the prestigious Gold medal for his outstanding performance by the Government of India. At present he is taking Tabla lessons from the great Maestro of Farukhabaad, Pandit Shubhankar Banerjee.
Swarup Hossain played in many places in India, like Mumbai, Pune, Aowrangabad, Hajira, Surat, Ahmedabad, Hariana etc. and in most of the major cities of Bangladesh. He also performed in Galle Music Festival 2012 in Sri Lanka and in a cultural program in South Korea. In 2010 & 2013 he performed in Munich, Stuttgart, Frankfurt, Ulm, Augsburg and Schwäbisch Hall of Germany and conducted a Workshop of Tabla at University of Stuttgart, Germany in 2010. He also conducted workshop at Architecture Department of BUET and at De La Salle College of Saint Benilde, Manila, Philippines. He played Tabla along with many foreign instrument players and musicians during his overseas visit. Swarup got the opportunity to perform “Solo Tabla Racital” in the leading global classical music event Bengal Classical Music Festival in 2014 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Besides, He is an enlisted artist of BTV and Bangladesh Betar. He is also appointed as a Tabla Guru at the Chhayanaut Music School, Dhaka.Read less
|Degree Name||Group/Major Subject||Board/Institute||Country||Passing Year|
|Masters||Instrument music tabla||MS University Baroda Gujrat||India||2006|
|Bachelor||Instrument music tabla||MS University baroda Gujrat||India||2004|
|Title||Organization||Location||From Date||To Date|
|Lecturer||University of Dhaka||Dhaka||04, Apr 2017||Currently Working|
|Assistant Professor||Jagannath University||Dhaka||10, Dec 2014||03-04-2017|
|Assistant Professor- Instrument (Contractual)||Govt. Music College, Dhaka.||Dhaka||29, Dec 2011||14-02-2014|
|Leturer (Part Time)||University of Dhaka||Dhaka||22, Jan 2008||03-04-2017|
|Lecturer||Shantao-Marium University of Creative Technology, Dhaka.||Dhaka||05, Nov 2006||28-02-2012|
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|SL||Collaboration & Membership Name||Type||Membership Year||Expire Year|
|1||ছায়ানট সংগীত বিদ্যায়তন (chhayanaut Sangeet Vidyatan)||Member of General Committee||2006||Life Time|
Swarup Hossain : তবলা অনুশীলন : রেয়াজ ও নিয়মানুবর্তিতা, থিয়েটার জার্নাল , vol.৪র্থ সংখ্যা, Department of Theatre, Rajshahi University , 2021 .
Swarup Hossain : অজরাড়ার পরম্পরা ও বাদনশৈলী (Tradition and Style of Azrada), কলা অনুষদ পত্রিকা , vol.14-15, Faculty of Arts, University of Dhaka , 2020 .
Swarup Hossain : প্রসঙ্গ তালঃ শাস্ত্রীয় ঠেকার বাদনশৈলী ও নান্দনিকতা (Theme of Taal: The Style and Aesthetics of Shastriya Thekas), সাহিত্য পত্রিকা , vol.55 , no.03, Department of Bangla, University of Dhaka , 2018 .
Swarup Hossain : কাজী নজরুল ইসলামের গজল অঙ্গের গানে তালের ব্যবহার (The use of Taal in Gazal songs of Kazi Nazrul Islam), সাহিত্য পত্রিকা , vol.55 , no.01, Department of Bangla, University of Dhaka , 2017 .
Swarup Hossain : উপমহাদেশীয় সংগীতে ব্যবহৃত আনদ্য যন্ত্র (The Drum Instruments of Indian Sub-continent), বাংলাদেশের হৃদয় হতে, ছায়ানট সংগীত বিদ্যায়তন , 2015 .
Swarup Hossain : তবলা ঘরানা ও তার বাদন শৈলী (Gharana and their Playing Style), শিল্পকলা ষান্মাসিক বাংলা পত্রিকা , vol.ত্রিংশবর্ষ, ২য় সংখ্যা, বাংলাদেশ শিল্পকলা একাডেমী , 2012 .