Group: Kamayani Group
A young 25-year-old artist from Lucknow, Harshit Sharma, has been learning music through various classical and semi-classical art forms and traditional folk music forms of Uttar Pradesh. At the tender age of ten, he began to learn music and believes that he got it as a gift from God. He has been working hard towards achieving mastery in his craft and pursues it with soaring passion. He considers Arun Bhat as his guru speaks very highly of his teaching ability and achievements in the field of music. Learning from Arun Bhat has given him the ability to pick up all kinds of beat patterns and play them with undeniable finesse. He has been trained in classical music, and completed a Visharad in Indian classical from Bhatkhande University, but considers ‘Sugam Sangeet’ and Ghazals, also known as light music as his speciality. Apart from that, he feels that he has been developing mastery in all forms of Awadhi folk music. He has pulled off brilliant performances at various folk music festivals like Agra Mahotsav and Dev Mahotsav in Lucknow and considers all his performances unforgettable. He lives with three brothers, two sisters, and his parents and manages a band of folk musicians. Having all of these responsibilities while practising music every day can be tricky, but he does everything, with complete ownership. He has endured to bring out his talent in an outstanding fashion which is quite evident in his performances.
- Uttar Pradesh