Hemant Pendse, a rising star on the horizon of Indian Classical Music has by now established his own identity. Born in Dhule, he had his early schooling in Bhusawal & Jalgaon. He secured a Diploma in Mechanical engineering from Jalgaon Polytechnic. But he had true love for music it was in born in him and was promoted by his elder sister who was learning music in Bhusawal. Hemant received his early training at late Shri.Manohar Betavadkar. Later he found his real Guru in Late Pt.Jitendra Abhisheki. He lived with him as a member of his family from 1978-1990. During this period the Guru imparted invaluable training in vocal recital.
Pt.Abhisheki had a rare quality of absorbing whatever was good in other Gharanas also. Like-wise he inspired his disciples to acquire true love for good music. His Guru’s unique style of learning and teaching was in filtered in his disciples also and Hemant was no exception