Sound Engineers

These True School graduates work behind the scenes to create music and sound an immersive experience in all forms of media.

Kirk Braganza

Kirk Braganza followed in the footsteps of his seniors and started out as an intern at YRF Studios. He successfully converted his internship into a full time job and has successfully worked on Bollywood projects like War, Commando 3, Mardaani 2 & 83 as assistant sound editor. Simultaneously he is also working on audio restoration of timeless classics of YRF like Vijay, Kaala Patthar and Daag to name a few.

Hersh Desai

While studying Sound Engineering at True School, Hersh also interned in the Audio Tech Support Department, managing operations for studio and live sound for the school's auditorium. His main area of focus in the audio is to establish himself as a Recording & Mixing Engineer. He has shown versatility and flexibility while working with different types of musicians and artists. As an intern at school, he got an opportunity to mix Ranjit Barot (Yamaha DTX Drum Workshop), The Outperformers 2019 , Aankh Micholi, Andrew Sabu, Daira, and Tushar Parte. As far recording work goes, he has recorded Shilpa Rao, Mukti Funk, Tapas, Queendom and many others at True School's studio. He also mixed for Inga, Maand Garaa, Tapas & Queendom at Yamaha Stage (Palm Expo 2019). After his course and internship at True School ended, he joined Island City Studios, Mumbai, as an intern where he got opportunity to work with names like Bombay Brass, Raftaar, Divine, Lisa Ray, Jonita Gandhi & Amit Trivedi to name a few. He has now successfully converted his internship into a full time job at Island City Studios.

Adhithya Sivakumar

Adhithya Sivakumar is an audio engineer and a musician based out of Mumbai, India. He has trained at The True School of Music and Blackbird Studios in Nashville, Tennessee, working on SSL, Neve and API consoles with mentors including George Massenburg, Chris Lord Alge, Vance Powell, Sylvia Massy, Jacquire King and many more. He has worked with notable artists and bands such as Monica Dogra, Ranjit Barot, Fame The Band, Gino Banks, Jon Worthy, Michael League and The Vamps. His aim is to capture the source right in the stage of recording to make it sound like a record. He has also contributed his skills to the local indie scene. In his free time, he usually reads up on the latest gear/technology on audio, and keeps up to date with new plugins that come out. He is currently working at Island City Studios, Mumbai.

E J Thomas

Thomas found his passion in Sound Design for movies after completing his Pro Sound Engineering course at True School. He started a full time job with Yash Raj Films (YRF Studios) as Sound Editor and assists the head of Sound Design, the renowned Ganesh Gangadharan. He has worked on several big bollywood projects such as Thugs of Hindostan, Bharat, War, Commando 3, Mardani 2, and is currently working on Bunty Aur Babli 2, Shamshera, and 83.

Chirag Jaisinghani

Right after completing his course, Chirag started interning at The Quarter and thereafter got his first full time employment opportunity as Sound Engineer at The Performance Audio (Leading Live Sound Company). Apart from his full time assignment, he also freelances for Adil Manuel Collective and another leading live sound companies like Bajaao. Some of the big artist or events he has mixed are Sonu Nigam, KK, Times LIT Fest, Amazon Prime Shows, FB Live from Facebook Office Mumbai and a bunch of Netflix events.

Rachit Manchalwar

After studying the Pro Sound Engineering course with us, Ranchit was employed as the in-house live sound engineer at The Quarter, Mumbai. He eventually moved on to a leading Live Sound and Rental company called Bajaao. With Bajaao he has mixed for artists like Mame Khan, Vasuda Sharma, Adil Manuel, Merkaba, Gino banks, The Koniac Net, Easy Wanderlings, Unohu, the Darshan Doshi Collective and The Yellow Diary, to name few. He is currently working as a freelance Live Sound Engineer.

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