Disciple of G.G. Hegde, Basavaraj Bendigere, Gurumurthy Vaidya has performed in many programmes of AIR, Doordarshan and has accompanied many well known artists. He has presented Laya Vinyasa, an ensemble of tabla, pakhawaj, Yakshagana chende & mrudanga in many concerts. A B-high graded artiste on All India Radio, he has received an award from Karnataka Sangeeth Nrithya Kala Academy and a scholarship from the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India. He is presently under the tutelage of Ravindra Yavagal.