One of Indiaâ€™s leading tabla players, Aneesh Pradhan is a disciple of the illustrious tabla maestro Nikhil Ghosh from whom he inherited a rich and varied repertoire of traditional tabla solo compositions from the Delhi, Ajrada, Lucknow, Farrukhabad and Punjab gharanas.
Greatly appreciated as a soloist and accompanist, Aneesh Pradhan is the recipient of several awards. Over the years, he has undertaken several teaching stints in foreign and Indian universities. Presently, he is Adjunct Senior Research Fellow in the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, Monash University, Australia.
Presently, he is on deputation as the ICCR Chair in Indian Studies at the Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, Monash University, Australia.