Nuvi Mehta is considered one of the finest speakers on classical music. As project director and voice of the San Diego Symphony, his multi-media Symphony Expose concert series brought a new generation of classical music lovers to the Jacobs Music Center. His renowned preshow talks draw 500 + patrons a night. Conducting appearances have taken Mehta across the globe. He is director of the Ventura Music Festival, and a graduate of The Juilliard School and Indiana University.