Playback Singer, Hindustani Classical Vocalist
Ashwini began training in Hindustani classical vocal at the age of 10. For about 14 years, under the instruction of Pandit Manohar Joshi of Gwalior Gharana based in Mumbai, India, Ashwini built a foundation in classical music. Ashwini earned Sangeet Visharad Pratham, a level 6 certification offered by Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalay Mandal (ABGMVM) in Mumbai, India, in the year 2013.
Ashwini also trained for several years in semi-classical and lighter genres such as Ghazal, Bhajan, Marathi and Hindi film music, Bhavgeet etc. under the instruction of Shri. Vikas Bhatawadekar in Mumbai, India. Ashwini worked as a music teacher and an independent artist/musician providing solo or chorus playback to Indian Television serials and films.
After moving to Boston in the year 2014, Ashwini Paranjape Ranade has been taking advanced training in Hindustani Classical Vocal under the guidance and mentorship of Smt. Swati Panda of Raganjali School of Music in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.