Purna Bhattacharya (Corporate) is an Indo-Canadian producer/composer/mixer, songwriter, musician, artist (pop, synth, rock, acoustic, folk, country), and artist developer based in Montreal, Canada. She uses music to create awareness, open public dialogue and provide work opportunities for various communities who deserve equal rights. This includes women and girls, LGBT, and the deaf/mute using ASL/QSL to communicate. She encourages ethnic diversity, representing her own background using India’s national animal, the peacock, in her logo.
With 11 years of experience in music and business, Purna has taught at Concordia University and Carleton University and has been a sound engineer for the music video “I Shot the Monkey” by Mackenzie First which received rotation on MuchMusic and MusiquePlus. She is actively involved with Rock Camp for Girls and Non-Gender Conforming Youth Montreal, and gives various music workshops, both independently and in collaboration with organizations such as FACTOR Canada and Le Mama Festival & Conference (in Paris, France). She has a Bachelor Degree in Specialization in Communication, a Masters Degree in Musicology, and certificates in Teaching Assistance, as well as Music and Creativity.