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Young Violin Maestro Yadnesh Raikar proclaimed as "young classical superstar" by Radio&Music, Yadnesh is a young fame in the field of Indian Classical Music. Yadnesh studied Violin at the age of 2 and started performing at the age of 4 years .
He is Son and Disciple of renowned Violinist SwarPradnya Pandit Milind Raikar .
He is also lucky to have had guidance from none other than Gana Saraswati Kishori Amonkar. He has learnt Vocal from Anand Pednekar and Pt. Vasantrao Kadnekar.
He is currently learning from his Father Pandit Milind Raikar, Pandit Arun Kashalkar and Violin Legend Vidwan Dr. L. Subramaniam.

Along with being a Young Maestro in his art form, Hindustani Violin, he also has a Masters in Carnatic Music. He gave his first solo recital at the age of 4 in front of 600 music connoisseurs. Yadnesh's large appearance was seen in the most prestigious Music Festivals - Hridayesh Arts Festival, Rajab Ali Khan Mahotsav - Indore, Pandit Jitendra Abhisheki Festival, Goa, World Seattle Music Festival (Rhythm Festival) in Seattle 2018 , Sangeet Shankar Darbar Festival - Nanded, Pu. La Deshpande Music Festival, SwarMangesh Festival - Goa. He also holds the honor of presenting his recitals at Lakshminarayana Global Music Festival, Sawai Gandharva Bhimsen Mahotsav, Pune - 2018, Pandit Kumar Gandharva Birth Centenary Celebration 2023, Pandit Bhimsen Joshi Birth Centenary Celebration 2022 and Sankat Mochan Sangeet Samaroh 2023, Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre,to name a few.

Yadnesh has performed in NCPA, Nehru Centre, Indradhanu Festival - Thane, Juhu Hamara Festival, IITs, IIM, BITS Pilani, NIT and many more.
Has also given his performances in Delhi, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Chennai, Uttarakhand, Gujrat, Rajasthan and many more. He has also performed abroad in UAE and twice in USA in his 'Legacy' tour with his Father.

He has performed in the 'Lakme Kids Fashion Week' show as a young famous violinist in 2012 and also modeled for the brand Westside in 2023. He has sung in an album song along with Hariharan and Asha Bhosle. He also played a role of Young Pt.D.V.Paluskar in the Documentary "Ganayogi" where he sang and also played the violin for the film.

He has been awarded the Uttung Puraskar 2015, Pt. V.D Paluskar award 2016, Hridayesh Award 2016 and in recent years the Prestigious Bharat Ratna Dr. MS Subbalaxmi Fellowship Award 2018 at the hands of Hon'ble Vice President of India Shri. Venkiah Naidu and Governor of Maharashtra.

He has performed in the presence of :-
Honorable Ex-President of India Shri. Pranab Mukherjee.
Ex-Chief Minister of Maharashtra Shri. Devendra Fadnavis, Mayor of Dallas (USA), Governor of Maharashtra 2011 & 2015, Chief of Army, Navy and the Air Force.

Along with numerous media articles to his name, he was also specially featured in the Go Indigo’s Inflight Magazine. In August 2023, he launched his very own Music Label, Y Strings Entertainment which also released Samarpan and Hiraeth, his albums, in the same year. Recently, Yadnesh was also featured in the prestigious ‘Rolling Stones’ Future of Music 25 list. He now works on multi genre global music projects, collaborates with international artists and brands, and is a Social Media Sensation with an engagement of over 25 Lakhs.

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