RISE (Online)

A movement of my song cycle, Dance in Your Blood, will be performed by: Anne Harley (soprano) and Gayle Blankenburg (piano) at this wonderful concert of vocal chamber music by rising female composers and poets from the Iranian diaspora, featuring a world premiere by Aida Shirazi, songs by Niloufar Nourbakhsh, Niloufar Iravani, and Bahar Taheri, and poetry recitation to Shirazi’s music, by female poet and playwright Sholeh Wolpé.

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Towards Sound: Rooted in Iran (online exhibition)

Many thanks to Ruth Wiesenfeld for preparing the exhibition ‘Rooted in Iran' in collaboration with the Iranian Female Composers Association within the framework of her ongoing project Towards Sound. As the exhibition cannot open as planned in Hilbert Raum in Berlin in January 2021 dues to Covid 19 regulations, she created an online version instead. Check out the link below:

Graduate Flute Studio Recital

Florida State University

Crisha Joyner, a doctorate student at Florida State University will be performing Fly Towards a Secret Sky for flute and fixed media at Graduate Flute Studio Recital on Tuesday November 10, 2020 6:30pm.

Dustin White Album project

West Virginia

Dustin White will be recording my solo alto flute, NayNava, for his upcoming album.