Gayatree Gaikwad-Gulhane is one of the finest and recognized artists for Ghazals and Abhang.She has received formal taalim of “Patiyala Gharana” and “Kirana Gharana”. She regularly performs Khyaal, Ghazal, Dadra, Thumri, and Abhang. Belonging to a musical family, She started receiving Hindustani Classical Music lessons at a 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, Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Ustad Rajab Ali. He has been taking music to masses through ‘Hari Om Sangeet Kala Academy, Pune’ for 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.
She is married to National Award Winning Entrepreneur Businessman Amol Gulhane . She is blessed with Baby Girl Named “Swarnika”.
KHAZANA 2018 Ghazal Concert Mumbai with renowned artists Pankaj Udhaas ji, Anu Jalota Ji, Talat Aziz ji, Richa Sharma Ji, Rekha Bhardwaj Ji, Sudeep Banerjee Ji, Kaushiki Chakraborty Ji…
Kawadase: A Special Program for Netherlands Marathi Mandal (NMM)
Ekam: A special program for IEEE Pune Section organised by Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, Pune
Sangeet Sadhak Baithak performance at Kala Coast Academy, Udupi with Pt Sudhir Nayak Ji
Sangeet Sadhak Baithak performance at IIT Bombay,Powai
Sangeet Sadhak Baithak performance at Kankawli
Serendipity Art Festival, Goa
Alandi Devachi, Pune
Ustad Ahmed Jan Thirakwa barsi, Mumbai
Lalit Kala Kendra along with Dr Prabha Atre, Pune
Sharada Sangeet Vidyalaya, Mumbai
Swartirth, Sawantwadi and many more
With her rich and soulful voice, she has carved a niche for herself, and received several honors and awards for her contribution to music.
Masters of Arts in Music (VOCAL), Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune.
SANGEET VISHARAD (VOCAL), Akhil Bhartiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya Mandal, Miraj
VISHARAD (TABLA), Akhil Bhartiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya Mandal, Miraj
ALANKAR (HARMONIUM), Akhil Bhartiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya Mandal, Miraj
Notable Awards and Achievements:
Kala Hirakani Award 2021 by KalaNagari Welfare Society , Amravati
Yuva Kala Gaurav Puraskar 2021
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
“B High Grade” by All India Radio (AIR) Aakashwani Pune for Ghazal.
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’ semi classical music competition, Pune. Prize awarded at the hands of Famous cricketer Chandu Borde and Singer Upendra Bhatt.