Pandit Deobrat Mishra in Concert
Deobrat Mishra Benefit Concert Series Presented by DAYA Foundation and Benares Academy of Indian Classical Music
Deobrat Mishra is a celebrated Indian sitarist and composer, and an exponent of the esteemed Benares Gharana school of Hindustani classical music. The son of Pandit Shivnath Mishra, a legend of Sitar from this Gharana, he will be bringing his energetic and innovative playing style to the Pacific Northwest and Northern California this summer for a series of rare performances. This is sure to be a treat for all lovers of kirtan and the sacred music of India!
Proceeds from the tour will go directly to the non-profits, DAYA Foundation and Benares Academy of Indian Classical Music, to provide yoga and music scholarship opportunities for students in need. The DAYA Foundation provides medical scholarships to students with spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, and PTSD. The Benares Academy of Indian Classical Music also provides scholarships for students of all ages and communities.
Advance ticket: $20, Door: $25
Become a Patron Change-Agent by making an additional donation. Three levels to choose from:
Advance Bhakti Tickets: $120, Door $140
4 concert tickets + 1 medical scholarship for yoga student with medical disability + 1 music lesson scholarship for Varanasi school child (an additional donation of $40)
Advance Dhristi Tickets: $200, Door $220
4 concert tickets + 3 medical scholarships + 3 music lesson scholarships (an additional donation of $140)
Advance Daya Tickets: $240, Door: $260
4 concert tickets + 4 medical scholarships + 4 music lesson scholarships (an additional donation of $160)
All ticket costs plus additional donations are tax-deductible.
About DAYA Foundation: DAYA Foundation is a change-agent organization. We empower students to discover their essential life skills through the tools of yoga, which include asana, pranayama, meditation, community, inquiry, music, and dharma. We teach to diverse populations, including those isolated by circumstances such as trauma, incarceration, residential treatment centers, mental health challenges, or sensori-motor diversities. We also provide yoga teacher training programs in NW prisons, training adults in custody to become yoga instructors for other adults in custody. To learn more visit www.dayafoundation.org.
About Benares Academy of Indian Classical Music: Benares Academy of Indian Classical Music provides a school and a home for students ranging from international travelers to the community of “Untouchables” in India. Indian Classical music instruction is offered by scholarship providing students the opportunity to study music that engages the brain, heart, body, and mind toward integration, optimism, and service. To learn more visit www.benaresmusicacademy.com.