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Nationally and internationally recognized singer, scholar, with twenty years of teaching experience in various institutions and five years of research on the renowned poet Kazi Nazrul Islam. Performed the music of Kazi Nazrul Islam in various locations worldwide such as the United States, the United Kingdom, Myanmar,Kuwait, India,Canada, and Australia

EDUCATION

 Ph.D  Bangla

The University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh, May 2010 Dissertation: “Use of Ragas in Nazrul Songs”                  

M.Phil Bangla

The University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh, May 2005 Thesis: “The Distinction in the Tune of Nazrul Songs”

 M. Music Classical Music

The Visva Bharoti University, Shantiniketon, West Bengal, India, 1988

 B. Music Classical Music

The Visva Bharoti University, Shantiniketon, West Bengal, India, 1985

 B. Music        Music College, Dhaka (University of Dhaka) Bangladesh, 1983

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

AssociateProfessor / Chairperson (full-time faculty, since July 2010),Departmentof Music, The University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh. (Promoted to Associate Professor in July 2016).

Asst. Professor (adjunct faculty),Departmentof Music, TheShanto-Mariam University of Creative Technology, Uttara, Dhaka, Bangladesh, July 2010-present

Deputy Director and Asst. Professor(full-time faculty),Departmentof Music, TheShanto-Mariam University of Creative Technology, Uttara, Dhaka, Bangladesh, January 2003-June 2010

Lecturer(adjunct faculty),Department of Music, The University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh, June 1996-July 1997

Chair, Department of Music, Benuka Institute of Fine Arts, Lalmatia, Dhaka, Bangladesh, June 1988-June 2010

Founder and Trainer, Ananda Geet Baddyam Music Academy, Mohammadpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1989-present

COURSEPREPARATIONS

  • Hundustani Classical Musics
  • Ghazals
  • Nazrul Shangeet
  • Tribal songs of Kazi Nazrul Islam

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FULFILLED

  • National Training Workshop on the Role of Culture in Promoting Peace and Solidarity For UNESCO & ISESCO (BNCU) as an expert, June 2014
  • Conduct research on the poet Kazi Nazrul Islam’s work
  • Coordinate cultural programs with national and international delegates on behalf of
    the university
  • Committee membership
  • Curriculum development
  • Student advising
  • Conducting a project of  University grand commission 

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Nazrul Award – 2014, Nazrul Academy, Churulia , Bardhaman, India
  • Dhaka Business and Professional Women’s Club award, 2011
  • Media Journalist Forum of Bangladesh, 2010
  • Inner Wheel Club of Dhaka, Bangladesh - 2010
  • Benuka Shanmanona Padak award, 2004
  • AnannyaShirshow Dosh award,1998
  • Shangbarta award, 1989
  • Rongdhonu Academy award, 1987
  • India Government Scholarship, 1982-1988
  • Served with Panel of Judges for
    • Bangladesh Red Crescent Society
    • Bangladesh Shishu Academy Contest

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

Khanom Mohoshina, “Use of Raga in Nazrul Songs, Doctoral Dissertation, Nazrul Institute,Dhaka, Bangladesh, March 2011

Khanom Mohoshina, “Tagor’s Bhanga Gaan”,Nazrul Institute, Dhaka, Bangladesh, May 2011

Khanom Mohoshina, “The Classification of Nazrul Songs & Some Issues”, Nazrul Institute, Dhaka, Bangladesh, June 2010

Khanom Mohoshina, “Columnist”, Anjali Laho Mor, Nawnga District, Bangladesh, December 2001-Present

Khanom Mohoshina, “Bengla Shodeshi Gaan and Kazi Nazrul Islam”, Nazrul Institute, Dhaka, Bangladesh, December 2001

Khanom Mohoshina, “Performing Art: Songs”, Celebration of 400 years of Capital Dhaka, Asiatic Society. Dhaka, Bangladesh, to be published

Khanom Mohoshina, “Women in Capital Dhaka: Songs”,Celebration of 400 years of Capital Dhaka,Asiatic Society. Dhaka, Bangladesh, to be published

PERFOMANCES AND PARTICIPATION IN PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS

North American Nazrul Conference, Invited Artist and panelist, Washington DC, May 2008

Baldwin-Wallace College, Invited Artist, Berea, Ohio, USA, September 2005

Banga Shammelon, Invited Artist, Boston MA, USA, September 2001

Banga Mela, Invited Artist, Saint Luis, MI, USA, September 1999

Nazrul Institute, “Kazi Nazrul Islam and Gramophone Company, a celebration ofKazi Nazrul Islam’s 112th birthday, Kazi Nazrul Islam University , Trishal, Mymensing, Bangladesh, May 2011

Bangla Academy, “The Classification of Nazrul Songs”, Dhaka, Bangladesh, August 2010

Asiatic Society, “Women in Capital Dhaka: Songs, International Seminar on the History, Heritage and Urban Issues of Capital Dhaka, Dhaka, February 2010

Asiatic Society, “Performing Art: Songs, International Seminar on the History, Heritage and Urban Issues of Capital Dhaka, Dhaka, February 2010

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Nazrul Parishad, an organization for professional Nazrul Shangeet artists, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Association for Bangladeshi Scholars Studied in India (ABSSI), Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • International Service Organizer of Inner Wheel, a Social Welfare Organization

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCES AND TRAINING

  • Special training on Nazrul Shangeet by Shri Dhirendra Chandra Mitra, a renowned Nazrul Shangeet Singer, 1981-1988
  • Special training on Hindusthani Classical Music by Pandit D. T. Joshi, a renowned Classical Music trainer, 1981-1988

MUSIC PRODUCTION

o   Six music CDs, G-Series, Dhaka, Bangladesh

o   One music CD, Pancha Ratna

o   One music Video, Neel Jamuna

List of Publication

 
         

Sl. No

Tittle of Articles

Name of Organization

Date of Publication

Comments

1

RAAGRUP                       Book of Classical Music

Shongbed, Fakirapul, Dhaka

February, 2016

Indian Classical Music

2

Abdul Gaffar Datta Chowdhury : Selected Songs

Utsha Publiser, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Under Printing as Book Format, will be published in    July 2015

Editor

3

Equality Consciousness of Nazrul – Journal of Nazrul Institute

Nazrul Institute, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Feb-15

Research Paper

4

The Original Lyrics Tunes & Styles of Nazrul Shangit - Journal of Nazrul Institute

Nazrul Institute, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Feb-14

Research Paper

5

Classifications in Nazruls variety songs

Shahitya – Songskrity, Kolkata, India

15th August 2011

A discussion published in “Shonditsha” Journal, it publish quarterly.

6

Women in Capital Dhaka: Songs

Asiatic Society, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Jun-11

Celebration of 400 years of Capital Dhaka.

7

Kazi Nazrul Islam and Gramophone Company

Jatio Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University

26th May  2011

Presented at Jatio Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University, Trishal, Mymensing, Bangladesh, on the occasion of Kazi Nazrul Islam’s 112 birth ceremony.

8

Kazi Nazrul’s Bhanga Khayal

Nazrul Institute, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

May-11

An Article named and based on Classical and based on Classical Music on the occasion of 150th birth ceremony of Tagors.

9

Use of Raga in Nazrul Song

Nazrul Istitute, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Feb-11

Book based on the Ph.D. thesis, (Doctoral Dissertation).

10

Performing Art: Songs

Asiatic Society, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Published in 2011

Presented at Jatio Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University, Trishal, Mymensing, Bangladesh on the occasion of Kazi Nazrul Islam’s 112 birth ceremony.

11

The Classification of Nazrul Songs & Some Problems

Nazrul Institute, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Jun-10

Regular Journal.

12

Atmar Anand- Anjali Laho Mor

Anjali Laho Mor, Half-Yearly Literary Magazin, Edited by Zahid Anwar

2005, 2006, 2007

Columnist of the magazine, Nawgoan, Bangladesh.

13

Bangla Shodeshi Gaan and Kazi Nazrul Islam

Nazrul Institute, Dhaka, Bangladesh

December, 2001

Bengali Patriotic Songs of Kazi Nazrul Islam