Hemmige S Prashanth was initiated into music by his parents Sri Hemmige D Sharangapani and Smt Shakuntala Pani at an early age.
Prashanth hails from the ancient village of Hemmige near Mysore and is the grandson of the renowned Kannada and Sanskrit Scholar Sri Hemmige Deshikachar. Prashanth belongs to the Ariyakudi - KV Narayanaswamy tradition of music.
He has been a disciple of Padmashri Sangeetha Kalanidhi, Palghat Sri KV Narayanaswamy for over 7 years and is now learning under Smt Padma Narayanaswamy for 17 years. Prashanth has won several awards and accolades from many prestigious institutions.
Sri Hemmige S Prashanth will be accompanied by Sri HK Venkatram on violin, Sri Manoj Siva on Mrudangam and Sri S Srishylan on Ghatam