Kedar Naphade is a leading concert Harmonium soloist, accompanist, and educator specializing in Indian Classical, Semi-Classical, Devotional and Folk Music.
Kedar was trained initially by his grandfather Shri Dadasaheb Naphade and Pt. Arvind Gajendragadkar. Subsequently, from the age of 9, Kedar was groomed for over
three decades by none other than Late Pt. Tulsidas Borkar, one of India’s greatest Harmonium maestros. Kedar has also had the privilege of training from Smt.
Padmavati Shaligram-Gokhale (Jan 20, 1920 – July 20, 2014), a legendary singer from the Atrauli-Jaipur gharana (tradition) of North Indian Classical Music.
Over a performance career spanning more than 30 years, Kedar has been featured as a soloist and accompanist at numerous concerts in India, US, Canada and Europe. He has also performed at numerous devotional and spiritual concerts at Ashrams and events.
Kedar has conducted lectures, demonstrations and masterclasses at several top-notch educational institutions such as the Berklee College of music in Boston.