in a family of music lovers in 1971, Pune-based Manjusha
Kulkarni Patil started learning music at the age of
twelve from Chintubua Mhaiskar. She then underwent extensive
training under D.V. Kanebua of the Agra and Gwalior
gharanas. She is currently being guided by Narendra
Kanekar from Mumbai, and Vikas Kashalkar in Pune. Securing
first position in the M.A (Music) examination, she has
received the Sangeet Visharad degree awarded by the
Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya, Miraj. An 'A'
grade artiste for classical and semi-classical music
on All India Radio, Manjusha has performed at prestigious
music festivals like the Sawai Gandharva Festival, and
has also received several awards such as the Pandit
Jasraj Gaurav Puraskar and Manik Verma Puraskar.