Mithilesh Kumar Jha
Originally a resident of Patna, Mithilesh Kumar Jha had his tutelage in tabla from his father Gopikant Jha and later from Bulbul Maharaj. Mithilesh won the first prize in the All India Music competition in 1986 and the second prize in the Youth Festival organized by the Government of Bihar in 1985.
Mithilesh then moved to Delhi, where has had the privilege of receiving continuing guidance from sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan. Mithilesh has since been a frequent performer with vocalists and instrumentalists in India and abroad.