A versatile creative personality Goutam Ghosh is a sarod player from Senia Maihar Gharana, a composer, a conductor, an arranger, an educator, a writer, a music critic. He was a regular columnist for the famous weekly Desh during 1986-92. He regularly writes for different newspapers and journals. He has composed music for around 300 Group Theatre dramas in Bengali and Hindi. He also composed music for many films, short films, tele-films, operas, as an orchestrator he conducted several large ensemble orchestras, and large choir. He has several music albums to his credit. He has been felicitated for his work in the country and foreign countries. As a resource person he attended many universities for workshop and seminars. He has talked on music for All India Radio, FM channels and Television channels.
Mr. Ghosh was associated to the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute [SRFTI], Bengal Music College and West Bengal State University as Visiting Faculty. Mr. Ghosh visited Canada United States and China and did workshops on Indian Music.
He is also the Director of J.N. Tagore Centre for World Music at the Rabindra Bharati University.