Ayush Ghosh

Award Category: 
Youth Scholarships Award
Recipient Year: 
2017

Ayush Ghosh immigrated to Canada from India in 2008. He is a Grade 11 student with tremendous talent in the field of classical music. Ayush is the youngest professional sitar player in the world, and has been internationally recognized for his talents.Ayush has composed three of his own compositions and has been teaching sitar at The Academy of Indian Classical Music since 2015. He is a global success and Canada’s Ambassador of Culture and Diversity.Ayush has also used his talent to give back to the community through his solo sitar recitals at the Major Minor Music Project, a Fundraiser for the Fort McMurray wildfire evacuees, and has performed to lift the spirits of seniors at The Revera.