Nishant Mehta, a trained tabla player with an intensive classical training has learnt audio engineering and music production from School of Audio Engineering, (SAE Mumbai).With his experience in the field of performing arts of more than two decades, he has an astute understanding of music. Nishant has performed as a solo artist and has accompanied many other artists internationally. Currently he is working as a freelance music composer and has worked on background scores of films, as well as jingles for national television commercial. With his composer partner Jignesh – they have composed tracks for individual artists as well as released an independent album – Dur Kahi Dur. Nishant – Jignesh together also performs as a band – Aahvaan.
While he studied at SAE he realised that there is a huge need to offer similar program back at his home town to provide the much needed knowledge to the young talent locally. V Sound (Institute Of Sound Engineering And Music Production) is a step towards achieving that.
Started the first of its kind Sound Engineering and Music Production institute along with his business partner Pranav Yagnik. Currently the institute is in its 4th year and already has over 35 students who have passed from the institute.
Has had two independent albums released in past 3 years. Dur Kahin Dur (2015), Ishtiaq (2017). Has also created music for Kathak groups, tv commercials, background score for short and long feature films. Nishant is also a trained percussionist and has collaborated with various bands.