An upcoming young violinist from Bengaluru, Vaibhav is a student of Vid. Sri Kumaresh of Ganesh-Kumaresh fame. He has been performing widely as a solo violinist and accompanist in the major cities of South India and has accompanied many prominent stalwarts of Carnatic music.
He has been the recipient of several awards and prizes, including - the First Prize in the national level Sangeet Samraat competition, in 2016, - Sangeetha Mudhra Award (Best Violinist prize) in the Mudhra Kutcheri Competition held in Chennai in July 2017, - Spirit of Youth Music Academy Best Violin Accompanist Award in August 2018 and others.
He has released his first album titled 'Hamsanadam- a Tribute to My Guru' with Vid. Patri Satish Kumar and Vid. Giridhar Udupa, which has been well received. He was recently awarded the B High grade from All India Radio, Bangalore.