Varun Mishra


Performer, Composer, Teacher.

About Me


Varun Mishra the young scion of Mishra Family belongs to the illustrious Gharana of Banaras. He received intensive training in Indian Classical Music( Khayal, tarana, tappa, thumri, dadra, chaiti, kajri and bhajan etc) from his Guru and Grand Father Late Pandit Ganesh Prasad Mishra(Ex-Vice Chancellor of Bhatkhande University-Lucknow) and Father Pandit Vidyadhar Mishra(Professor & Ex-HOD Music Department, Allahabad University).

He belongs to a family of eminent musicians of Banaras Gharana. A family of maestros that comprises of legends such as Late Pt. Bade Ramdas Ji Mishra(great grandfather), Late Pt. Harishankar Mishra(Grandfather), Late Pt. Anokhe lal Mishra(Great grandfather), Padmavibhushan Pt.Birju Maharaj(Uncle), Padmabhushan Pt. Rajan Sajan Mishra & Padmabhushan Pt. Chhannulal Mishra & Padmavibhushan Vidushi Girija Devi ji.


He is teaching music to numerous students in India & abroad since 2009. Successfully running his own Music academy( both offline & online) in Lucknow named as ‘OMKAR'(Pt. Ganesh Prasad Mishra Music Academy).

He is an Empanelled Artist of ICCR & “B High” Grade Artiste of All India Radio & Doordarshan.

He has performed consistently at various main stream venues in India & around the world alongwith his elder brother Rishi Mishra Ji.

He has also sung & composed for various music albums.

He continues to inspire younger generation of musicians through his music & enchant audiences with his virtuosity, sheer brilliance & charismatic stage presence.


Honoured by the Former President his Excellency Dr. A.P.J.Abdul kalam Ji.
Awarded as the leading youth singer by Prayag Sangit Samiti.
Awarded by his excellency Governors of Uttar Pradesh & Madhya Pradesh.
Honoured in Sri Lanka, London & USA.
Honoured by Cultural Minister(U.P.)
Awarded on Guru Poornima Festival(Assam).
Awarded by Sangeet Natak Akademi(Delhi).
Felicitated by Lyrics Academy Of Music(Lucknow) for Immense Contribution to Indian Classical Music.
Awarded Indradhanusha Samman(Prayagraj)
Awarded Prestiguous Vagdhara Samman from Honourable Governor of Maharashtra Shri Bhagat Singh Koshyari Ji at Raj Bhavan(Mumbai).
Awarded by Shankaracharya of Puri(Orissa).


He has performed at prestigious musical concerts in India & around the world along with his brother Shri Rishi Mishra Ji.


He has performed at prestigious musical concerts in India & around the world along with his brother Shri Rishi Mishra Ji.


 “Esteemed Moments”

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