Gayatree Gaikwad-Gulhane is one of the finest and recognized artist of “Patiyala Gharana” and “Kirana Gharana”. She regularly performs Khyaal, Ghazal, Dadra, Thumri, and Abhang. Belonging to musical family, She started taking Hindustani Classical Vocal lessons at very tender age of 4 from her father Pt. Suryakant Ji Gaikwad (Sangeet Alankar) and her mother Smt. Sangeeta Gaikwad (Sangeet Visharad).
Pt. Suryakant Ji Gaikwad is a disciple of Pt. Marutrao Dondekar who was shagird of Ustad Amir Khan Saheb, Ustab Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Ustab Rajab Ali. He has been taking music to masses through ‘Hari Om Sangeet Kala Academy, Pune’ since more than 30 years.
Gayatree gave her first public performance at the age of 5 at Alandi. Her musical aptitude and her sweet voice brought appreciation from the listeners. She regularly performs Khyaal, Ghazal, Dadra, Thumri, and Abhang. She has composed several ghazals, thumris and abhang. She also received special appreciation and guidance from the Shri Ravi Date Ji and Padma Bhushan Dr. Prabha Atre Ji. She has also learnt HARMONIUM under Padmashree Pt. Tulsidas Ji Borkar. She is being mentored by renowned Hindustani Classical Singer Ramakant Gaikwad.
- KHAZANA 2018 Ghazal Concert Mumbai with Pankaj Udhaas, Talat Aziz, Richa Sharma, Rekha Bhardwaj, Sudeep Banerjee, Kaushiki Chakraborty
- Serendipity Art Festival, Panaji, Goa
- Alandi Devachi, Pune, Maharashtra
- Ustad Ahmed Jan Thirakwa barsi, Mumbai, Maharashtra
- Lalit Kala Kendra along with Dr Prabha Atre, Pune, Maharashtra
- Sharada Sangeet Vidyalaya, Mumbai, Maharashtra
- Swartirth, Sawantwadi, Maharashtra
- and many more
Awards and Achievements:
• Recipient of Artists Global Council Kalakar Rashtriya Sammelan Pune Award.
• Recipient of Composer Dr. Salil Kulkarni Sangeet Saadhna Award 2016.
• Recipient of Bharat Ratna Pandit Bhimsen Joshi Scholarship by Directorate of Art ,Maharashtra State,Mumbai
• “Grade B” by Aakashwani Pune for Ghazal and Light music.
• 1st Prize in Semi-Classical Music Competition arranged by ‘Mohammad Rafi Art Foundation”. Prize awarded at the hands of Famous cartoonist Shri Mangesh Tendulkar.
• Classical & Semiclassical Performance in ‘Hyderabad Ramoji Film City’, which was broadcasted on ‘E-TV
• 1st Prize in ‘Mahalaxmi Mandir’ semiclassical music competition, Pune. Prize awarded at the hands of Famous cricketer Chandu Borde and Singer Upendra Bhatt.