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Sheikh Khalid Hassan

Education Ph. D. Enrolled “Aesthetics of traditional Folk Music”. Under the supervision of Dr. Mridulkanti Chakraborty (Professor), Department of Theatre & Music and Professor Syed Manzurul Islam (Professor), Department of English, University of Dhaka. M. A in 1997 Obtained 1st class second position in the Department of Theatre & Music from the University of Dhaka. B. Music in 1991 Obtained 2nd class from Dhaka University. Dip. In. com in 1988 Obtained 2nd division in Commerce Group from Dhaka Board. S.S.C in 1986 Obtained 1st division in Science Group from Jessore Board. Employment 1. from Dec. 2004- till date Guest Teacher Theater & Music Department Arts Faculty Dhaka University Dhaka, Bangladesh Phone: +88-02-9661920 Ex. 6390-3 Taking classes on following topic History of Bengali Music 8th to 20th century (Theory) The Bauls & Mystic Poet in Bangladesh (Theory) Life & activities of the 5 renowned poets of Bengal (Theory) •             Folk Music, Mystic Song & Patriot Song (Practical) •             Variation of Bengal Folk Music India (west Bengal) & Bangladesh (Practical and Theory) Ballads of Bangladesh & India Traditional & folk music of America, Russia & Bangladesh Aesthetics of Music Performance Music &Theatre 2. from Oct. 1999- Dec. 2008 Senior Assistant Director Bengal Foundation In Charge of Bengal Shilpalaya (Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts, Bengal Café & Music Dept.) H # 275/F, R # 27 (old), Dhanmondi, Dhaka. Phone:  +88-02-8123115, Fax: +88-02-9146111. A leading private arts organization of Bangladesh working on the development of fine arts, music, dance, literature, theater, publication,   video productions, audio CD and cassette production. Scope of Job Manage, coordinate, schedule, execute and mobilize resources for the activities of the Program Support Unit Organizational Plan, select resource, execute, monitor and manage events/ activities of Bengal Foundation (BF) as assigned Independently source new commissions for event-management, work through such proposals with the management, internal resource mobilization approvals, involve the accounts department in handling the financials, and deliver product/ service to the clients Prepare reports, appraisals, on PSU activities as assigned Share the value system of Bengal Foundation, build common understanding and spread awareness both internally and externally Recommend human resource skill development exercises and training Perform regular administrative and office support functions Program Support Unit (PSU) Plan, explore new frontiers (national and international) for advocacy, publicity and promotion of BF products and activities Schedule routine tasks of the PSU Coordinate, enable and execute cultural programs and projects (CD launch, recordings, video graph, musical soiree, TV shows, interviews, workshops, special events Prepare budgets, financial plans, sponsorship and financial assistance schemes for PSU Supervise PSU dept team members, appraise performance, delegate responsibility and provide regular feedback to the management Advise management in the creation of new plans and programs and advise efficacy of new events/ projects Conduct workshops for disseminating ideas, information and  developing solutions Promotion & Documentation Provide internal coordination for any digital, electronic or printed product including films, audios, videos, books, folios and brochures Maintain public relations with sponsors, artists/ musicians/ singers/ writers, journalists and critics Arrange press conference, prepare press brefing for print, TV, Radio & other media 3. from Feb. 1996-June1999 Cultural Coordinator Moitree Parishad Save the Children Fund Australia Publication Title: Ballad of Bangladesh & Denmark Annual journal VOL. 26, Feb 2008.  Page-42 Bangladesh National Academy of Fine & Performing Arts Title: Analysis & Presentation of Bhatiali. Page-41 Cultural Search of Bangladesh Vol. 12, Dec 2007 Asiatic society of Bangladesh Title: Analysis & Presentation of Sari. Page-78 Cultural Search of Bangladesh Vol. 12, Dec 2007 Asiatic society of Bangladesh Title: Analysis & Presentation of Bhawaiya. Page-79 Cultural Search of Bangladesh Vol. 12, Dec 2007 Asiatic society of Bangladesh Title: Analysis & Presentation of Indigenous Zhumur. Page-87 Cultural Search of Bangladesh Vol. 12, Dec 2007 Asiatic society of Bangladesh Membership International Centre for Traditional Music (ICTM) Asian Australian Research Network (AASRN) Student United For Research In Musical Activities (SURMA) Right Watch Canada Event Management Major Experience in last two years Gala by French Chamber of Commerce in 2008 at Radisson Hotel in collaboration with French & Bangladeshi Artist 66 CD Launching by Bengal Foundation from 2000-2008, different venue in Dhaka. Nabanno Utshab 1415 by Dhaka University 2008 Traditional Musical program by Dhaka University 2008 with collaboration of Theatre & Music Department & Indian High commission Numerous Painting Exhibition by Bengal Gallery of Fine Arts with National & International Artist from 2000-2008 Gala by French Chamber of Commerce in 2007 at Radisson Hotel in collaboration with French & Bangladeshi Artist Bengal Bikash  2006, Talent hunting program by Bengal Foundation Bengal Boishakhi Utshab 1413, By Bengal Foundation 2006. Three days long a big fear, arrange with a full Bengali mood for people of Bangladesh, foreigners ,Diplomats & others Video Production Major Experience in last two years Dui Banglar Baul (Bangladesh & West Bengal, India); A documentary production By Bengal Foundation (On going) Surer Kothon; Weekly Music video production for Bangla Vision. A production by Bengal Foundation 2008 (18 Episode) Lalon koy jete pari; A music video by Farida Parvin in 2007 Acho Antare Cherodin; A documentary film on the life & activities of Wahidul Haque by Bengal Foundation in 2007 Srijanshil Gaan; A 12 episode Musical production by Bengal Foundation in 2007. The type of the Program- conversation and music with intellectual, Honorable Artist & the participants of Bengal Bikash Experience as a Music Director & Music Arranger Muthophone; A TV Drama, Direction: Pervaz Amin 2009 Atoshimami; A tale film Script: Manik Bandhopadaya, Direction: Humayun Kabir Himu for Desh Televition 2008 Kobi; A 26 Episode TV Drama Script: Tarashankar Bandhopadaya, Direction: Arif Hassan 2008 Title song of Bengal Bikash; A talent hunt program of Bengal Foundation 2006 Arshi Nogor; (Mirror of the Mind), BTV in 2004. (A 14th Episodes TV Serial) script: Saimon Zakaria, Direction: Saidul Anam Tutul. International TV advertisement of Asian Development Bank (ADB) in 2003 A Multi National Company of Solar Energy Power- TV adds.“ITCOL” in 2003. Youth of ASIA; International Documentary Production by ETV in 2002. Our Voice; Documentary by United Network Ltd. (UNL) in 2002. Working Experience Announcing Script Writing Program Design Program Direction Lighting Stage Designing Blanching Sound System Theatre Production Experience as a Music Director in Last two years Waiting for Godot by Samuel Backett, Production by Theatre and Music Department of Dhaka University, Dhaka in 2008. Scopin by Moliere, Direction- Prof. Dr. Israfil Shaheen Production by North     South University, Dhaka in 2008 The Mouse Trap by Agatha Christie, Direction- Mir Mahabub Nahid, Production by Padatik, Dhaka in 2007 Na Nairamoni- “A ancient Buddhist ritual history”, Script- Simon Zakaria, Direction- Saidur Rahman Lipon, Production by Dhaka Theatre, Dhaka in 2007. Leadership Team leader of a cultural group representing Bangladesh in the Festival of India in 1996. Special Course Scouting- Captain of Makaling Sub Camp of 5th ASIA Pacific Jamboree in 1984. Human Rights Training, Madaripur Legal Aid in 1996. Course on Indian Classical Music (Kheyal) from Shilpokala Academy, Dhaka in 1999. Language Skill Fluent in reading, writing, and understanding Bangla Fluent in reading, writing, and understanding English Fluent in understanding and working ability in speaking Hindi & Urdu. Computer Skill Excellent in MS Word, MS Excel, Internet Explorer & E-mail. Personal Information Mother’s Name                   :            Late. Mrs. Nafisunnesa Father’s Name     :            Late. Seikh Rowshan Ali Permanent address:           New Housing, House: NH 23, Khalishpur , Khulna Date of Birth         :            September 17, 1969 Marital Status       :            Married, one Son Place of Birth        :            Khulna, Bangladesh Nationality             :            Bangladeshi by Birth