Shri Rishi Varun Mishra belongs to the illustrious gharana of Banaras and were born on (26th march-1986 & 10th october 1990). Born in an auspicious family, music came to them as the first breath of life and they grew up in an atmosphere of intense learning. Their Training in khayal started at an early age under the guidance of their guru & grandfather Pt.Ganesh Prasad Mishra (Ex-Vice Chancellor Bhatkhande University-Lucknow) and father Pt. Vidyadhar Mishra (Professor, Music department- ALLAHABAD UNIVERSITY). They have received intensive training in Khayal, Tarana, tappa, Thumri, dadra, Chaiti, kajri and Bhajan.
They belonge to a family of eminent musicians of the Banarans Gharana. A family of maestros that comprises of legends such as Pt.Bade Ramdas ji Mishra(great grandfather),Pt.Harishankar mishra (grandfather),Pt.Ganesh Prasad Mishra(grandfather),Pt.Vidyadhar Mishra(father),Pt.Birju Maharaj(uncle), Pt.Rajan Sajan Mishra(Cousin grandfathers), Pt.Chhannulal Mishra (maternal grandfather).
Rishi Mishra has completed his Prabhakar and Praveen(Topper) from Prayag Sangit Samiti. He is also Visharad from Bhatkhande Sangeet Vidyapeeth and is a graduate in commerce from Allahabad university. Presently he is a Research Scholar(Music) in Allahabad University.
Varun Mishra has completed his Prabhakar & Praveen(Topper) from Prayag sangeet samiti. He is Masters in Music from Allahabad University & also qualified UGC-NET(National Eligibility Test).
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