Explore your voice
Founder of Ayama Music, Ayesha Mehta is a professional vocalist who has performed jazz, contemporary, and experimental sound works in Australia and internationally. Since graduating with a BMus Studies and vocal performance from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Ayesha has been in demand for her unique vocal ability as both a performer and creative collaborator.
Recent notable credits include:
The Lumiphonic Creature Choir, (Sydney/New York) – performer/collaborator
Pineapple Punch (Sydney) – Backing Vocals
Lahara (Adelaide Fringe Festival, Peats Ridge Festival) – Performer
Artists Beat the Flood (Taiwan) – Performer
Arco Renz (Belguim) – Performer
With a reputation as an acclaimed performer, Ayesha is also the co-creator of The Red Room (Taiwan/New York/Kolkata), a monthly event that brings together local communities to share their voices, and explore the art of listening. Her community work has also seen her commissioned to run vocal workshops for the SOS Children’s Village (Taiwan).
Through the diverse range of projects and initiatives Ayesha has been involved with, her skills as a motivator, innovator and nurturer have given her the opportunity to work internationally with some of the worlds most exciting artists, entrepreneurs and performers. Ayesha’s overwhelming desire to share all that she is passionate about has sparked the space that is Ayama Music.
Currently, Ayesha teaches at both St Columba’s College and Monash University’s Foundation Year Campus, along with Ayama Music’s private lessons.
Arik Blum is a guitarist/songwriter with over 10 years of experience within the music industry both in Australia and in Europe. Having toured extensively as music director of Australian deep soul act Pablo Discobar for 8 years. Arik made the natural transition to song-writing, remixing and producing for others.
As a guitarist, he has shared the stage with some of Melbourne’s finest musicians, including members of the Cat Empire and The Bamboos.
Arik brings to Ayama a deep passion for music, an ability to tap into current musical tastes and a wealth of on-the- ground experience that he happily espouses to his students.
El Perro Productions is a music production company that focuses on actualising our client’s musical vision from the ground-up. Comprising a team of Australia’s most accomplished musicians, producers and engineers, we offer clients a platform to discover their own sound in a creative and safe environment through songwriting and development, studio production and live performance. Our vision is to open up the wonderful world of music-making to people with a passion for self-expression, honesty and commitment to their vision, be it career musicians looking to further their body of work, or first-timers who have always harboured dreams of one day bringing to life the song that has been in their head, but who have never had the confidence or opportunity to actualise that dream.