Joseph Abhay Nand is a stalwart participant in the Brisbane Indian classical community. Originally from Fiji, he learnt harmonium from Ustad Mohammed Hussein from Pakistan and Ustad Mehmood Dholpuri from India. He is also accomplished in both tabla and vocal. He learnt tabla from his elder brother Sri Viveka Nand, Ustad Mubarak Khan, Pt Surendra Bhatt and Ustad Hashmat Ali Khan, and learnt vocal from Ustad Ghulam Sadiq Khan.
Joseph is a member of the Sangeet Mela organising committee, Rising Star Awards judging committee (Hindustani), and has been a regular accompanist for vocal, tabla solo and Kathak dance performances at Sangeet Mela each year since its inception in 2014.