Prakash is one of the early disciples of Pandit M.Venkatesh Kumar of Dharwad (Gwalior-Kirana Gharana Style), Later, He learnt Patiala Gharana Khayal Gayaki from his father Pandit S. Ballesh. Prakash is inspired by Voice culture and Gayaki Ang of Guruji Ustad Rashid Khan Sahab. Now presently, Under Ustadji's blessings.
Currently Prakash ballesh is guru of nearly 150students in chennai teaching Hindustani music. Prakash learnt the nuances of Tabla from Table Nawaz Ustad Nazim Hussain, son of Bharat Ratna Ustad Bismillah Khan. He multi skilled artiste playing Shehnai, Harmonium, Tabla, Dukkad (Banarasi Drums). He has accompanied his father Pandit S. Ballesh in many concerts with Vocal support and accompanied Harmonium for vocal concerts and also Dukkad (Banarasi Drums) for Shehnai concerts.
Having all these multi skills, he very much specializes in teaching. His way of making his pupils understand the foundation of music is unique and makes a very comfortable learning. He rigorously trains his students by making them sing toughest of alankars, a basic vocal exercise that creates a strong understanding about swaras and improves voice culture. He never discourages a student and makes even a non-singer into a trained singer. He follows a systematic approach by making the students take each step without any fear about music. He has received many honors and awards to his credits.