Avi Mehta is a lifelong learner passionate about building relationships and community through music education. He currently conducts the wind ensembles at the Margarita Muniz Academy, an active participant in the El-Sistema-Boston community--a system of youth ensembles which use music education as a vehicle for social change.
In addition to his work with El-Sistema-inspired programs, Avi serves as the Music Director of the Randolph Community Band and has served as the Artistic Director of the Josiah Quincy Orchestra program, the Assistant Conductor of the Massachusetts Youth Wind Ensemble at the New England Conservatory, and the Assistant Director of Community Programs at the Longy School of Music.
Avi is a graduate of the Sistema Fellows Program at the New England Conservatory. He also holds an M.M. in Wind Conducting, a certification in Music Education from The Pennsylvania State University, and a B.M. in Tuba Performance from The University of Wisconsin-Madison.