"Layegheh" (2016) 62 min, is a poetic documentary based on the life of Layegheh Doorandish, the first woman TV anchor and producer in Abadan, Iran. Her life stories revisit the early days of TV in Iran, revolution and war, and rebuilding life in exile. It is a long documentary by Rashin Fahandej. It is produced by Persian Media Production and will be broadcast on Manoto TV on April 1st 2016.


Massart Film Society

From Baku to Belmont is a 50-minute documentary by an Iranian filmmaker, Rashin Fahandej. It will be screened at Massart Film Society along with some of her other works on October 28th at 8:00 pm. I had a pleasure to work with her on this documentary as a composer and sound designer.

Watch the trailer: From Baku to Belmont

Massart Film Society

621 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115

University of Calgary Graduate Music Conference

University of Calgary, AB

Dan Duetsch and I will be presenting a joint presentation/performance of our upcoming project at the University of Calgary Graduate Conference entitled: Confounding Expectations: Themes and Variations of Interdisciplinary Musical Inquriy.

Stay tuned for the details of our upcoming project!

WFMT 98.7 Sunday Afternoon Series

Chicago, IL
4:00-5:00 pm

My wind ensemble piece, Nawruz, will be braodcast on Music from Roosevelt University radio series on December 2nd at 4:00 pm CST along with works by Penderecki, Chopin, Leisner, and Waughan Williams. The program will be hosted by Henry Fogel.

For more information about this program go to: http://www.wfmt.com/main.taf?p=1,1,41,101

To listen go to: http://www.wfmt.com/ and click listen live.

Live broadcasting of Nawruz on WFMT (98.7 FM)

Ganz Hall, Chicago, IL
7:30 pm

My piece written for wind ensemble, Nawruz, will be world-premiered along with works by Aaron Copland and Victoria Bond at Ganz Hall, 7:30 pm, March 27.

The program will be performed by Chicago College of Performing Arts Wind Ensemble and conducted by Dr. Stephen Squires.

This concert will be broadcast live on WFMT (98.7 FM), Chicago’s Classical and Folk Music Radio.

To listen go to http://www.wfmt.com/ and click on "Listen Live."

Due to technical difficulties the program has been re-scheduled to be aired on April 6th, 2012 at 8:00 pm.

Irfan Colloquium at Louhelen

Louhelen Baha'i School, Davision, MI

I will give a presentation at Bazm-e Irfan program of the Irfan Colloquium at Louhelen Baha'i School. I will talk about/listen to my work, Nourooz.


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