Sahana Banerjee is a professional sitar artist based out of Pune, Maharashtra. She belongs to the Khan of Rampur Senia Gharana whose family lineage traces back to Mian Tansen himself.
Sahana also received extensive training in vocal music from her illustrious mother, Chhabi Banerjee, daughter of Sangeetacharya Kashinath Chattopadhyay of Sahaswan Gharana.
Her unique presentation reflects the traditional Veenkar Dhrupad style of Rampur Senia Gharana maintaining the purity of raga along with her own aesthetical blends of Gayaki.
Under the tutelage of her father, she won the Pandit Nikhil Banerjee Challenge Trophy at the Dover Lane Music Conference in 1990 in Kolkata and was conferred the Best instrumentalist Award. Apart from being an A grade artist of All India Radio and Television since 1995, Sahana has also given many prestigious stage performances in India and Europe.
Sahana has performed sitar in many occidental music festivals where she performed with famous Italian flautist, Massimo Mercelli. She has worked with a unique project called D'une Rive A'L'utre, where Sahana has performed with Shani Diluka, the celebrated pianist, where they presented the theme, Franz Schubert meets Indian classical music.