Pt. Vinayak Torvi
Pandit Vinayak Malharrao Torvi, (born 4 September 1948) is an Indian classical vocalist. He belongs to the Gwalior and Kirana gharanas (singing styles).
He developed a passion for music, while listening to and accompanying his father, Malharrao Torvi, during discourses.
Pandit ji received training in Hindustani classical vocal music for 15 years in Gurukul (a traditional system of learning employed in various disciplines throughout India), first from Gururao Deshpande, and later from Bhimsen Joshi of the Kirana gharana.
Pandit ji received further reinforcement from musical greats such as Gangubai Hangal, Mallikarjun Mansur and Basavraj Rajguru during his PG studies in music at Karnataka University, Dharwad.