Nishant Shrestha

Raised up in the heart of Kathmandu, Nishant took a keen interest in music since a young age and started playing the piano at the age of 10. He’s been in the music scene semi-professionally since 2015, with his first band Astra whose song Alchi Moro reached the Hits fm top 10 charts. He later co-founded the band Grasstunes in 2016, where he plays the piano/keyboard. He also works as a session artist in various studios and in a variety of genres.

In 2018, he was awarded a scholarship to study the Higher Diploma program at Kathmandu Jazz Conservatory (KJC) and has been a part of KJC ever since. He also joined the legendary rock-n-roll band Newaz in the same year and has played in quite a few festivals and big events with a many international artists. He has also worked with bands like The Midnight Riders, The Kathmandu Cats, and Spirit X. While doing his diploma program at KJC, he also started teaching piano at KJC and still is continuing.