Kedar Naphade, a young exponent of the art of harmonium solo and accompaniment, received his preliminary training in Hindustani classical music from his grandfather Dadasaheb Naphade and from Arvind Gajendragadkar. For over 15 years, he has been a leading disciple of renowned harmonium player Tulsidas Borkar.
Kedar also had the privilege of learning from Padmavati Shaligram-Gokhale, a veteran singer of the Atrauli-Jaipur gharana.
In addition to classical music, Kedar also plays the semi-classical forms of Marathi Natyasangeet (Stage Music), Bhajans, Thumri, Dhun etc.
Kedar has performed harmonium solo and has accompanied several eminent vocalists at numerous concerts in India, Europe and in the U.S.A.
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