Alireza has graduated from Tehran Music Conservatory. Since 2000, he has been teaching piano. From 2003 until now, he has held many workshops for music theory and piano.
He established Navaye Ney Music Institute in 2006. In the institute he was both manager and teacher. While managing and teaching, he passed a Higher Education Course of Global Musical Instrument Instruction in 2007.
After moving to Canada he also established Re-Mi Academy of Music in Montreal. Since then he has been managing the academy, teaching piano, music theory and conducting Iranian choir group.
Piano & Music for Children
Pargol Tabrizi started learning how to play the piano when she was only 6 years old. She learned classical music under the guidance of Iranian and Russian instructors such as Simin Khooshadpour,
Lamon ,Madam Sarkisian and Amir Saraf. She also had the privilege of having maestro Javad Maroufi as her tutor, giving her the opportunity of learning Iranian traditional music. She has been working as a piano /music instructor since 1999, both in Iran and Canada. She has the experience of working with young learners and adults in both private lessons and group lessons.
Originally from Peterborough Ontario, Isaac moved to Montréal in 2013 to study at McGill University's prestigious Schulich School of Music. Isaac holds a B.Mus in Jazz Piano from McGill, and received his Grade 10 Piano diploma with first class honours from the Royal Conservatory of Music. Isaac began his classical training at the age of 7, and later began to explore other genres of music including Jazz, Rock, Pop and Blues. Isaac has been teaching piano for the past decade and draws from his diverse musical background to deliver a personalized approach to his students.
Layla started learning to play piano at the age of 5 as the student of Homa Massih.
Although later she earned an M.A in architecture and worked for 7 years in that field, during the past 37 years she has had the honor of continuing her pianistic efforts being the student of Homa Massih, Afsaneh Shahsa and Adrineh Aghajanian, refined and dedicated pianists who all have been students of the late professor Emanuel Melik Aslanian, to whom one might refer as on of the greatest ( if not the greatest) Iranian contemporary muisicians. He himself was greatly influenced by Conrad Ansorge ( one of Franz Liszt's students) and also by P.hindmith
Layla has been active as a piano teacher since she was 18 and from 2012 to 2017 she taught regularly in Pars Music Institute, one of Tehran's most creditable music institutes.
Shideh began her music journey at the age of 7 by learning classical music theory and playing western classical piano. For following music in more academic way she started to study music in Tehran Music School at age of 11 in Piano Major under the guidance of maestros Lili Sarkesian, Soroush Dehbasti, Fereydoun Nasehi and Haynoush Makarian. After obtaining her Diploma in Music she continued her music studies in Tehran University and had her B.M. In a meanwhile she improved her performing abilities by participating in many recitals at great Iranian halls like Vahdat ,Niavaran, Roudaki and Arasbaran as a Piano performer and Also performing in several Iranian and International festivals and concerts as an Alto Singer in the first Iranian A-cappella Choir: Tehran Vocal Ensemble. She also played in numbers of recordings and openings for great musicians albums like Freydoun Sahbayi’s Folklore iranian songs album. Shideh started teaching piano at her 20s in well known institutes such as Pars, Chavosh, Samin... and for obtaining more skills in teaching she continued her studies at Bishop’s university in Canada in Music Education field,That is where she reached the most updated western methods in teaching piano for children and adults.￼
Shady received his music bachelor degree in the year 2002 in Amman, Jordan. He is currently pursuing his master’s degree in classical guitar performance at McGill Schulich School of music.
Having more than 17 years of teaching experience in several renowned Jordanian universities and music institutes, Shady has a passion for teaching all ages and music styles, from classical to rock and jazz. He also worked with both Trinity College and the associated board of the Royal schools of music in London.
In 2007 Mr. Khashram established his own music school in Jordan which is still one of the most successful centers in the country. He continues to perform and teach in Montreal since 2014.
Showan Tavakol obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Music from University of Tehran and a Master's degree of composition. He began to learn music in 1989 with violin and later Kamanché (Iranian instrument). After moving to Quebec, he completed the MA in Instrumental Composition at University of Montreal with Ana Sololovic and Hugue Leclair.
Showan is currently composer-in-residence for various orchestral ensembles in Montreal such as ensemble of contemporary music at University of Montreal. He also composes for documentary films, short films and feature films such as "Manuscripts Do Not Burn" directed by Mohammad Rasoulof, presented at the Cannes Film Festival in 2013. In 2016, he also wrote and played a piece for kamanché and orchestra performed by the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne de Montréal (as part of the Nem lecture).
Showan has participated in the creation of three musical albums as composer and player of violin and Kamancheh:such as “SURGE SARV” Iranian string quartet (published by thelemic art records) in Germany.
He has 14 years experienced in teaching violin with “Suzuki method” and Familiar with teaching different etudes of violin.
Music For Children
Aram has started learning Classic Music on early 10th. Meanwhile she has been playing piano, she is interested in Primary Music. Since 2015, right after passing the teaching course especially on music for children at Re-Mi Academy, She has started working with children as a music educator. She also applies innovative methods to enhance the kid’s ability to learn music efficiency. Her learners were motivated to do participate in seasonal concerts in front of the stranger audience to come up with their fear and shyness of performance. She is known by having a friendly and full of kindness behavior in class. She speaks English, French and Persian.
Vanessa Ascher has been playing the flute since she was only 6 years old. She studied at Vanier College with Heather Howes, and at Concordia University with Liselyn Adams and Guy Pelletier. She performed as a soloist with the Orchestre Symphonique de L'Ile in 2016 as a winner of the Concordia Concerto Competition, and has performed with many ensembles, including the Orchestra Philharmonique Équitable and the Grand Ensemble de Flutes de Montreal, as well as premiering several pieces at the 2019 Domaine Forget New Music program. She has also created, directed, performed in, and composed music for a multi-disciplinary performance entitled Via Liber Animum in 2017. She has 10 years of flute teaching experience with students of all ages and levels.
Tar, Setar, Tonbak
Sirus started play music in 1998. His music education and performances are as follows: Iranian Frame Instrument (Traditional Education in Tar & Setar Performance) under the supervision of maestro Hedayati ,Babak Rahati , Mahmud Eskandari & Majid Deakhshani. Tonbak (1998-2001): Persian Goblet Drumming (Traditional Education in Tonbak Performance) under the supervision of maestro Darush Eshaghi. Daf (2011 - 2012): Kurdish Frame Drumming (Traditional Education in Daf Performance) under the supervision of maestro Darush Eshaghi. SUMMERY of RECENT CONCERTS Colours of the Night by Sina Bathaie (santur & oud), Chappelle saint Louis, Montréal Persian Music Concert for the Iranian azarbayjan Society in Montréal, July 8, 2016. Persian Music Concert improvisation (tar) Iran, may. 13th, 2016. Persian Music Concert improvisation (in the 1rd Surgeons World Congress, Mashhad Ferdowsi university, Mashhad, Iran, 2013. Persian Music Concert by Faryad e Kavir Ensemble, Iran, May, 2013. Persian Music Concert by faryad e kavir EnsembleIran, March, 2013. Etc …
Kourosh started playing Santour at the age of 17. He then attended Maestro Meshkatian classes in 1994 in Tehran. He has been teaching Santour since 1990. Kourosh established Navayeh Hezardastan, an Art & Cultural institute in 2005 . His first public performance was in 1991. He has founded a classical music groups including Shourangiz, Parsayan, music compilation group of Hezardastan, Mezrab group of Isfahan. Youth Music Group of Hezardastan achieved top rating in Iran in 2006, and Mezrab group of Isfahan became one of the best orchestral groups in Fadjr festival in 2008. Kourosh recorded music for a movie directed by Akbar Khajouyee, and traditional music albums such as Hafez, Hezardastan, Nasout and Soufi.
He has cooperated with Soufi group after immigrating to Canada since 2011. His latest performance with Soufi took place in 2015 in Montreal.
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