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Violinist Nuvi Mehta, friends put talents on display at Ventura Music Festival

Published in the Ventura County Star, July 24, 2016
Nuvi Mehta not only has good friends, he has remarkable musicians among them. The artistic director of the just-completed 2016 Ventura Music Festival brought together a trio of cohorts for Saturday night's concert at Ventura College Performing Arts Center and they rocked the hall with engaging classical works. Read article...

The Healing Power of Music | Nuvi Mehta & Pepe Romero | TEDxSanDiego

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Nuvi Mehta, the San Diego Symphony Special Project Director, reveals how music has a unique power to bypass the conscious mind and touch us directly within the subconscious. Accompanied by the guitar work of Pepe Romero, we're drawn in as Nuvi talks about the power of music to help us feel, using fun and engaging examples to help us understand just how powerful music can be. He boldly proclaims that the lack of music limits our empathy, our connection, and our ability to perceive. “We marginalize the arts which teach us to see in society at our peril.”

Widely considered one of the finest speakers on classical music, San Diego Symphony Special Project Director, Nuvi Mehta, has a gift for capturing minds and hearts. Mehta’s multi-media Symphony Exposé concert series, combining drama and education with symphonic music is building a new generation of classical music lovers.

Pepe Romero is a world-renowned classical and flamenco guitarist, particularly famous for his outstanding technique and colorful musical interpretations on the instrument. Pepe has premiered works by some of the finest composers of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, and has appeared with leading symphony orchestras throughout the world.

About TEDx: x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized (subject to certain rules and regulations).

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