Born on 8 July 1977, Debopriya
Chatterjee received her initial training in
flute from Bholanath Prasanna, an
eminent musician, and later learnt under
the able guidance of Pt. Hariprasad
Chaurasia, a renowned flute virtuoso of
She is recipient of a national scholarship from the Ministry of Culture. She also received the Nuffic scholarship from the Indian Embassy, Netherlands in 1996. She has been awarded Surmani title by Sur Singar Samsad, Mumbai, and the Gold Medal from Prayag Sangeet Samiti, Allahabad, both in flute and vocal music.
Debopriya Chatterjee is a regular artist with All India Radio and has performed at many prestigious festivals in India including the Dover Lane Music Conference, Kolkata; Sawai Gandharva music festival, Pune, and Saptak music festival, Ahmedabad. She has also given performances in many countries of Europe, U.S.A., Australia and Asia.
She has many recordings to her credit including the Guru-Shishya with her guru Pt Hariprasad Chaurasia, released by Sense World Music, London.