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Rupam Sarmah Image Credit: Eclectic Northeast
Rupam Sarmah Image Credit: Eclectic Northeast

Rupam Sarmah

Musician, Filmmaker, Engineer; CALIFORNIA

Originally from Assam but currently based in California, Rupam has been interested in music from the time he was a small child. He learnt Indian instruments and classical vocals during his time in Golaghat and Jorhat. Although he was always passionate about music, he also took his education seriously. He completed his engineering from JEC, and moved to USA to pursue further studies in computer science and management. He also continued to explore other fields such as film, sound engineering and music. In the US, his guru was none other than Ali Akbar Khan, Hindustani classical maestro. Over the years, Rupam has found success in many different fields; he is a music director, filmmaker, composer, singer, entrepreneur and a computer engineer. Rupam has worked for top IT companies and is currently doing research on Artificial Intelligence.

One of the most exceptional feats is when he composed and directed an International Symphony, A Musical Journey for World Peace, which featured 315 unique musical instruments from all over the world and over 500 performers. He holds a Guinness World Record® for the effort.

Rupam has worked with numerous international top artistes in over 35 countries both in film and music, namely Oscar nominated actor Dan Aykroyd, Siedah Garrett who performed with Michael Jackson; Alan White of YES!; British musician Julian Lennon; Grammy® winning artistes like Janis Ian, Brian Vibberts, Kathy Sledge, Laura Sullivan, and


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