Gauri Pathare initially trained under the guidance of Pt. Gangadharbuwa Pimpalkhare of Kirana gharana. Gauri also imbibed musical knowledge from Late Pt. Jitendra Abhisheki & Pandita Padmatai Talwalkar for several years. Since 2010 Gauri has been receiving Jaipur gharana training under Pt. Arun Dravid. The wonderful opportunity of training under different gharana Gurus enables her to skilfully showcase the nuances of Jaipur, Gwalior & Kirana gharanas. Her various accolades include the prestigious Smt. Kesarbai Kerkar scholarship in 2000-2001, the Surmani Puraskar in 2006, the Pt. Ramkrishnabuwa Vaze Yuwa Gayak Puraskar in 2007, the "Swara-Bhaskar" (instituted in the memory of late Pandit Bhimsen Joshi) in 2012-13, and the Aditya Vikram Birla "Kala Kiran Puraskar" for 2013.
Gauri has performed at many prestigious Classical music festivals in India including Sawai Gandharva Mahotsav, Tansen festival, Chandigarh Sangeet Sammelan , Kesarbai Kerkar Sammelan and Pt. Kumar Gandharva Sangeet Sammelan. Gauri Pathare also hosts an annual Indian classical music festival in Mumbai called Parle Swar Vasant. She has performed in the UK, France, Switzerland ,USA, Australia, Canada, Dubai, Singapore and many other countries.
Supriya Joshi holds a BFA in Applied Art from Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Art, Mumbai. She has a Sangeet Visharad Degree with Distinction on Harmonium, and has studied under the guidance of Pt. Prakash Chitnis. She has also studied Classical solo and accompaniment from Vidushi Seema Shirodkar for thirteen years. She is currently taking lessons from Dr. Dilip Gaitonde. She is the recipient of a Young Artist Scholarship from the Ministry of Culture of the Govt. of India from 2008-2010, and is also a ‘B-High’ Grade Artist of All India Radio. Supriya has given Solo performances and Harmonium accompaniment at various prestigious music festivals with renowned artists such as Dr. Ashwini Bhide-Deshpande, Raghunandan Panshikar, Dr. Ram Deshpande, Asha Khadilkar, Pt. Kaivalyakumar
Gurav, Smt. Gauri Pathare, Smt. Apoorva Gokhale, Dr. Varada Godbole, Dr. Rewa Natu, Nishhad Bakre, Aditya Khandwe and many more.
Ravi Albright is a professional tabla player and the Executive Director of Seattle Tabla Institute, a non-profit offering ongoing classes, workshops and musical events in Seattle, WA. Ravi has also formerly served as Adjunct Professorship of Tabla at Lewis & Clark college in Portland, OR. Born in Seattle, Ravi has been a student of Tabla in both India and the U.S. since his youth. He is one of only a few ganda-banda (formally recognized) disciples of Pandit Anindo Chatterjee of Kolkata, India. In 2006 he was initiated into the Farukhabad Gharana, one of India's traditional schools of tabla playing. His status was consecrated at a formal ceremony to signify the bond between him and his Guru and his commitment to the art form. Ravi has dedicated his life to Tabla and intends to be a torch bearer of this important school in the years to come. In his youth, Ravi also studied with the talented Debopriyo Sarkar, an advanced student of Pt. Chatterjee in San Rafael, CA. Ravi performs professionally in the Seattle area for classical Hindustani, Western classical, and fusion ensembles. Ravi has studied and performed with many accomplished musicians such as Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Ut. Shahid Parvez Khan, Pt. Tejendra Majumdar, Pt. Nayan Ghosh, Pt. Sugato Nag, Pt. Kushal Das, G.S. Sachdev, Deepak Ram, and many others. He has performed in the Seattle area, and throughout the United States and Canada.