Dr. Soma Ghosh is a Banaras Gharana Hindustani Classical vocalist. The first woman to ever sing in the Parliament of India, she is a musical protégé of the legendary shehnai player Bharat Ratna Ustad Bismillah Khan. She has been conferred with Padma Shri for her commendable contribution to the field. She rose to fame after she performed several historical jugalbandi/ duet concerts with the Shehnai Legend, Bharat Ratna Ust. Bismillah Khan.
Adept at Benares style singing, namely Thumri, Tappa, Hori, Chaiti, Kajari, Dadra, and Ghazal, Dr. Soma Ghosh now travels extensively all over the world and participates in the Festival of India series to showcase Banaras Gharana specialties.