Mahesh Kale

Mahesh Kale

Singer. Teacher. Engineer.

Mahesh Kale

Singer. Teacher. Engineer.

An alumnus of Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Mahesh Kale is a world-renowned vocalist who has firmly established himself as the face of Indian Classical Music of the new generation. In 2015, he won the “National Film Award for Best Playback Singer” for a classical piece in the Marathi film, ‘Katiyar Kaljat Gusali’. He is a disciple of the legendary Pandit Jitendra Abhisheki, and has performed with world famous percussionists including Zakir Hussain, Trilok Gurtu and Sivamani, and instrumentalists like Pedro Eustache and Frank Martin. Mahesh is determined to spread awareness and education about Indian classical music, and has given lecture-demonstrations in various US universities including Stanford and Harvard University. He currently teaches music to a student body of over two hundred in the San Fransisco Bay Area.