Conferences

  • 2017
    Functionality of Radif
    Performing Arts of music at the University of California, Irvine (UCI)
  • 2014
    Sufi Music and Sama
    Historical and Mystical Origins
    BCNU’s Human Rights & Equity Conference, Canada
  • 2014
    Mysticism and Music in Iran
    Centre for the Comparative Study of Muslim Societies and Cultures
    Simon Fraser University
    International Summer Program

Omoumi Ensemble

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Omoumi Ensemble

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Compositions

  • 2009 Echo, for the Vancouver Bach Choir and Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
  • 2006 Amazed, for the CBC Radio Orchestra
  • 2006 Chakavak, Sufi Dance, for the Vancouver Symphony Youth Orchestra
  • 2005 Looking East, for the Vancouver Pacific Baroque Orchestra
  • 2004 Concerto No. 1 for Tar and Orchestra, for the Vancouver
    Symphony Orchestra
  • 1997 Love, for Vancouver Theater production of the play Love
  • 1996 Quest, for Vancouver Theater production of the play Quest

Solo and collaboration Performances

2016    Threshold Society Sufi retreat; Vancouver, BC

2016    Rumi’s Urs 2016 Manchester, Bradford and London, UK

2016    Aga Khan Museum, Toronto, Ontario Memory and Presence of Rumi: Mystic Music of Iran

2015    Threshold Society Sufi retreat; Vancouver, BC

2014    Aga Khan Museum, Toronto, Ontario

2013    Beit Zatoun, Toronto, Ontario

2012    Shab-i Arus, Toronto, Ontario

2011    USA and Canada Tour with Sima Bina

2011    Spiritual Journey, Chicago, Illinois

2010    Vancouver Olympics World Music, Vancouver, British Columbia

2009    Sounds of Faith, Chicago, Illinois

2008    CBC Radio 2, Winter Nowrouz Concert, Lula Lounge, Toronto, Ontario

2008    USU Productions and the College of Arts and Humanities, Logan, Utah

2008    World Festival of Sacred Music, Royce Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles, California

2008    Creative Music Festival, Roy and Edna Disney Theatre, Los Angeles, California

2008    Théâtre Université Concordia, Montreal, Quebec

2008    University Of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario

2008    Sirius Stage, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Ontario

2008    Kay Meek Centre, West Vancouver, British Columbia

2008    Mystic Love and Personal Transformations, Bovard Auditorium, USC, Los Angeles, California

2006    CBC Radio 1, Vancouver, British Columbia

2006    Seattle Baroque Concert Series, Seattle, Washington

2006    Seattle Chamber Players, Seattle, Washington

2006    The Chan Center for the Performing Arts, Vancouver, British Columbia

2006    Persian Music and Sufi Poetry Concerts, Vancouver, British Columbia

2005    Vancouver Pacific Baroque Orchestra, Vancouver, British Columbia

2005    Merkin Concert Hall, New York City, New York

2005    Vancouver Chamber Music, Vancouver, British Columbia

2005    Sounds of Love, San Francisco, California

2004    Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Vancouver, British Columbia

2004    UBC Symphony Orchestra, Vancouver, British Columbia

2002    Vancouver Folk Music Festival, Vancouver, British Columbia

2002    Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Ontario

2001    Vancouver Folk Music Festival, Vancouver, British Columbia

2001    Sufi Conference, Durham, North Carolina

2001    Asian Jazz Festival, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois

2001    Silk Road Series, New York City, New York

2001    Smithsonian Institution, Washington, District of Columbia

2000    Vancouver International Jazz Festival, Vancouver, British Columbia

2000    Vancouver Festival, Vancouver, British Columbia

2000   Solo Eastern U.S. Tour

1999    Vancouver Folk Music Festival, Vancouver, British Columbia

1999    Comox Music Festival, Comox, British Columbia

1998    Norman Rothstein Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia

1997    Sufi Music Village Festival, London, UK

1996    Cal Art & UCLA concerts, Los Angeles, California

1992    Mariposa Festival, Toronto, Ontario

1992    World Music Festival, Du Maurier Theatre, Toronto, Ontario

1992    Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario

1992    Music Gallery, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, Ontario

1991    Womad Festival, Toronto, Ontario

SAFA Ensemble

2011    Gramatté Hall, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta

2011    CBC Studio One Concert Series, Vancouver, British Columbia

2008    Guelph Jazz Festival, Macdonald Stewart Centre, Guelph, Ontario

2008    Fuse Festival, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia

2005    Gateway Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia

2003    Vancouver Playhouse, Vancouver, British Columbia

2003    Eastern Canadian Tour (6 cities)

2003    Vancouver Folk Music Festival, Vancouver, British Columbia

2003    Winspear Centre, Edmonton, Alberta

2003    Mondo Music, Roundhouse Community Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia

2002    Vancouver International Jazz Festival, Vancouver, British Columbia

2002    Worldbeat, Roundhouse Community Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia

2001    Stan Rogers Festival, Canso, Nova Scotia

2001    Sacred Music Festival, Vancouver, British Columbia

Moshtagh Music Group and Ruh Afsa Ensemble

2004    Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia

2003    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

2003    Centennial Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia

2002    Capilano College, North Vancouver, British Columbia

2002    Centennial Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia

2001    Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, Vancouver, British Columbia

2001    Vancouver East Cultural Centre, British Columbia

1999    Rumi Society of Vancouver, British Columbia

1999    Sacred Music Festival, Vancouver, British Columbia

Omoumi Ensemble

2017    Cornish College of the Arts, Kerry hall , Seattle, Washington

2017    University of Maryland, Maryland, Washington DC

2016    Kay Meek center, Vancouver, BC

2012    National Geographic Event, Washington, District of Columbia

2008    Royce Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles, California

2008    St. Louis Ethnical Society, St. Louis, Missouri

2008    Barclay Theatre, UC Irvine , Irvine, California

2008    Symphony Space, New York City, New York

2008    Town and Country, San Diego, California

2008    OC Plaza, Orange County, California

2008    Town Hall, Seattle, Washington

2008    Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri

2007    Seeley G. Mudd (SGM), USC, Los Angeles, California

2007    Salle Pierre Mercure, Montreal, Quebec

2007    Claire Trevor Theatre, UC Irvine, Irvine, California

2007    University Of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

2007    The Winifred Smith Hall, UC Irvine, Irvine, California

2007    Writers Guild Theatre, Beverly Hills, California

Discography

2008    “ Avaye Bahar ”, Haft Dastgah Music

2003    “Delshodeh”, Golbarg Production

2002    “ Alight ”, Songlines Production

2001    “ Parveneh ”, Case Enterprises

2001    “ In the Path Of Love ”, Golbarg Production

1998    “ Quest ”, Songlines Production