Student Composition Recital

Walter Hall, Toronto, Ontario
7:30 pm

My piece, Arghavan, for two pianos will be performed by Jialiang Zhu and Pei-chen Chen.


Walter Hall, Toronto, Ontario
7:00 pm

My solo violin piece, Geyrani, will be premiered by Alessia Disimino. This is part of composers/violinist collaboration project.

Opera Project

MacMillan Theatre, Toronto, Ontario
2:30 pm

Antigone was an opera project composed by four composers at University of Toronto: August Murphy King, Jason Caron, Jordan O'Connor and I.

Libretto: Michael Patrick Albano (adapted after the original by Sophocles)


Natalya Matyusheva as Antigone

Adanya Dunn as Ismene

Zachary Read as Creon

Rocco Rupolo as Haemon

David Diston as The Chorus

Jonathan MacArthur as The Captain of the Guard

Director: Erik Thor

Conductor: Sandra Horst

Production Design: Fred Perruzza

Costumes: Lisa Magill

GamUT Ensemble

Location: Faculty of Music’s MacMillan Theatre, in the Edward Johnson Building [directly behind the planetarium and beside the Faculty of Law: Fully Accessible

Subway Stop: Museum

Accessible Subway Stop: St. George

The Commemoration of the Bob

Baha'i Center, Montreal, QC
10:30 pm

A collaboraton with Erica McBurney for fixed media and voice.

Student Composition Recital

Ganz Hall, Chicago, IL
7:30 pm

Zarb Ahang written for un-pitched percussion ensemble will be performed by Alex Atchley, Nathan Bushley, Alex adduci and Boyan Tantchev.

De Confuguem written for brass quintet will also be performed by Civic Brass Quintet.

Pianists/Composers' Collaboration

Ganz Hall, Chicago, IL
7:30 pm

Arghavan written for two pianos will be performed by Stefani Babic and Yuan Zhuang.

Timothy Munro's Unanswered Questions concert

Ganz Hall, Chicago, IL

My solo alto flute piece, Nay Nava, won the 2011 Timothy Munro (eighth blackbird’s flutist) Solo Flute Composition Competition* and will be premiered on his concert, Unanswered Questions.


Claude Debussy: Syrinx for solo flute

George Hotteterre: Suite in G major, Op.2, No.3 for flute and piano

Philippe Hurel: Loops I, Mov. I for Solo flute

Andre Jolivet: Chant de Linos for flute and piano

Tristan Murail: Unanswered Questions for solo flute

Student winner of solo flute competition, Parisa Sabet: Nay Nava for solo alto flute

Pierre Boulez: Sonatine for flute and piano


* This composition contest is in conjunction with the CCPA composition program.

CCPA Wind Ensemble Concert

Ganz Hall, Chicago, IL

My piece, Nawruz, won the 2011 CCPA's Wind Ensemble Composition Competition. Nawruz, will be world-premiered along with works by Aaron Copland and Victoria Bond at Ganz Hall, 7:30 pm, March 27.

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

To listen, go to and click on “Listen Live” at the top of the page.

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

Student Composition Recital

Ganz Hall, Chicago, IL

My solo alto flute piece, Nay Nava (The Song of Nay), will be perfromed by Forrest Ransburg.  This perfromance will be perfromed on c flute with wooden headjoint.

Piano Recital

St. James Cathedral, Chicao, IL
2:00 pm

My four-hand piano piece, Chakameh, will be perfromed by Jana Pavlovska and John Urban.

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