Hari Prasad Paudyal
Varanasi-based Hindustani classical flautist Hari Prasad Paudyal is a PhD. from Banaras Hindu University and trained under Shri Vinod Prasanna and Dr. Pralhad Nath in flute under the Banaras Gharana and in sitar under Pt. Rabindra Narayan Goswami. A winner of multiple awards including an ICCR Fellowship, he has conducted several workshops, performed on Doordarshan as well as at festivals across India, Europe and Nepal and released many albums. He is also a commendable folk singer.