Careers in the Arts: Music

Students looking to make a career in music will gain an insight into the world of possibilities that exist within the music industry

Careers in the Arts: Music

Students looking to make a career in music will gain an insight into the world of possibilities that exist within the music industry

Mentor


Aditya Balani​

Aditya Balani is a multi-faceted guitarist, singer-songwriter, music producer and educator. He is the Co-Founder and Director at Global Music Institute, one of the leading music colleges in India. He is an Ableton Certified Trainer and constantly strives to bring innovate teaching methodologies for his harmony, songwriting, music production and guitar courses. Aditya's work has transcended stylistic and international borders and has been featured on BBC Asia Beats, MTV Coke Studio, Pepsi MTV Indies, and BBC Radio to name a few. He has collaborated with artists from around the world including Shubha Mudgal, Khamira, Shilpa Rao, Sudeep Sen, Bellatrix and Mr. Woodnote. Constants and Variables (EP) won him Best Pop Artist at the Radio City Freedom Awards ’15 and has been listed among the Top 10 EP’s of 2015 by Rolling Stone India. Aditya’s debut album Answers released in 2013 to public and critical acclaim, features his fretless guitar work, cinematic compositions intertwined with jazz and world music influences. His song Quicksand featured on Jazz Revelation Records, was nominated for best song (Jazz/Blues) at the BIG STAR Indian Music Academy Awards.