A young and promising harmonium player, Vinod began his training in the instrument under the guidance of Pandit Ramakant Tirodkar. He has also received guidance from Shri Krishna Chari. Since 2007 he has been receiving taleem from Shri Usdhir Nayak, one of the leading harmonium players of India. Obtaining the ‘Vishrad Poorna’ certicate in Harmonium from the Gandharva Mahavidyalaya securing the 1st class in March 2005, he also holds a Bachelors degree in Arts, awarded by the ‘University of Mumbai’ in 2002. Vinod is a regular performer on AIR and television and is presently working as a Harmonium teacher, being a part of the faculty at Sharda Sangeet Vidyalaya, Bandra, Mumbai.