Hindustani Vocal: Rohit Kalsekar
Harmonium: Mohan Bhide
Tabla: Suresh Ramaswamy
Shri Rohit Kalsekar, a software specialist with a master’s in engineering from McGill is a talented vocalist based in Toronto. He received his initial training from Pt. Rajendra Kandalgaonkar He has been a disciple of Pt. Vijay Koparkar for the last 12 years. He has been a recipient of multiple scholarships and has performed as a playback singer and participated in Marathi plays. He also gives music lessons in Hindustani Classical music. Numerous awards have been bestowed upon him including the first prize at National level in the All-India Radio Classical vocal competition. He has performed in major centres across Canada and in Mumbai and Maharashtra, India.
Accompanying Rohit Ji on the tablas, Shri Suresh Ramaswamy. He received his initial training from Shri. Nishikant Barodekar of the Punjab Gharana and is currently under the guidance of Pt. Kiran Deshpande the eminent Farrukhabad gharana maestro. He has accompanied many eminent musicians – vocal and instrumental – in India, United States and Canada since 2000.
Shri Mohan Bhide received his initial training on harmonium from local music teachers followed by advanced music training from Mr. Balasaheb Mate and Shri Govindrao Patwardhan – both accomplished harmonium players and versatile musicians. Mohan has accompanied well-known artists like Chota Gandharv, Smt. Ashwini Bhide -Deshpande and Smt. Shubha Mudgal to name a few.