Bhatkhande Music Institute is a most popular music institute in the city of Lucknow. It offers music education in instrumental, vocal music, rhythms, musicology, dance and research in music. Institute's origin is rooted back in 1926 as Marris College of Music established in 1926 by Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande. Later in the year 1966 Govt. of Uttar Pradesh took its management and renamed as Bhatkhande Music College of Hindustani Music and now as Bhatkhande Music Institute University. Institute has organized various annual festivals in which most renowned artists like Zakhir Hussain, Amjad Ali Khan, N Rajam, Pt. Ravishankar and Sitara Devi had performed.  University is sought out to be the favorite destination for the students from Nepal, Sri Lanka, Central and East Asian Countries.

Fact and Figures about Bhatkhande Music Institute University:

Founded In



Vishu Narayan Bhatkhande

Recognised by



Kaiser Bagh, Lucknow


B.P.A., M.P.A., Ph.D.

Famous For

Thumri Singing Classes

No. of Departments


Residential Facilities

For  50 Girls

Why Join Bhatkhande Music Institute University:

Renowned Artists: University has produced various famous artists those who are doing and those who had done well in their fields. Here are some of the names of notable Alumni from this university:

  • Pandit Pulin Behari Deb Burman- Veteran Sitarist from Tripura Royal Family
  • Anup Jalota- Singer
  • Roshan- Film Music Composer
  • Sunil Santha- Veteran Sri Lankan Musician