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PERFORMANCES

Year 2024 

* Huntsville Museum of Art. Twelve Persian Folk Songs. April 11th. 5:00 PM. Huntsville, Alabama. 

* Sunnyvale Library. With Bay Area Persian Music Ensemble. March 10th, 4:00 PM. Sunnyvale, California.

* Paul Brest Hall, Stanford University. With Bay Area Persian Music Ensemble. March 15th, 6:00 PM. Stanford, California.

* San Jose Library. With Bay Area Persian Music Ensemble. March 17th, 2:00 PM. San Jose, California.

* Rossmoor, Diablo Hall. Sponsored by Early Music Society. With Bay Area Persian Music Ensemble. April 21st, 6:00 PM. Walnut Creek, California.  


Year 2023

* Collaboration Between Music of Iran and Afghanistan. VBC Center, Play House. Presented by Csharp-int. Feb 25th, 7:00 PM. Huntsville, Alabama.   

* West Valley Branch Library. With Bay Area Persian Music Ensemble. March 12th. San Jose, California.

* Knuth Hall. With Bay Area Persian Music Ensemble. March 16th. San Francisco, California. 

 

Year 2022

*  Masquerade play (Composer and performer). Directed by Matthew Spangler. Sponsered by National Endowment for the Arts. June, 25th, 7:00 pm. San Jose State University.

* Tateuchi Hall. With Bay Area Persian Music Ensemble. June, 22nd. Mountain View, California.


Year 2021

* Persian Cultural Center of Atlanta: From Isfahan to Irvine with Hossein Omoumi. Friday, August 27th. 7:30 PM (EST)


Year 2020

* Listen For Life: Notes For Nourishment (NFN Online) Concert honoring International Peace Day. September 21st. 5 Pm.

* Solo santur Concert. Persian Classical Music by Pars Place Music Institute. 2236 - C Gallows Road, Vienna, VA 22182. Sunday March 1st. 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm. 

* 1 Private Performance (February 21st)


Year 2019

* 1 Private Performance (September 13th) 

* With Mesopotamian Symphonic Orchestra - Mesopotamian Night 2019 San Jose. California Theatre. 345 S 1st St, San Jose, California, 95113. Saturday, July 13th at 6:00 PM.

* 1 Private Performance (May 10th)

* 1 Private Performance (January 18th)

* A Night of Persian Classical Music with Iran Ensemble.  Von Braun Center, the Playhouse Hall, 700 Monroe Street, Huntsville, AL. 35801. Saturday, March, 2nd at 7:00 pm. 


Year 2018

* 1 Private Performance (August 17th)

* 1 Private Performance (July 13th)

* 1 Private Performance (June 1st)

* 1 Private Performance

* Iranian Music Concert - Bamdad Ensemble. Santa Clara University Recital Hall, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053. Friday, April 20th, 8:00 pm.  

* Composer for Crossroads by Bahram Beyzaie. By Iranian Studies Stanford University. Roble Studio Theater, Stanford University. March 23rd, 24th, 25th, 29th, 30th, 31th, and April 1st. at 7:30 pm.

* Solo fot Poets of Existance - In Celebration of International Women's. Oakland Asian Cultural Center. 388 9th St Ste 290, Oakland 94607. Friday, March 16th at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. 

* Persian Classical Music . Organized by A-State Department of Music. Arkansas State University.  Feb 26th, 7:30pm  - 9:00 pm.

* Documentary film screening and demonstration by Hossein Omoumi. ULCA, Schoenberg Hall. 445 Charls E Young, Los Angeles, California 90095. Monday, February 5th - 7:00 pm - 1:00 pm

* Persian Classical Music Trio. Trianon Theatre. 72 North Fifth Street. San Jose, California 95112. February 18th - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

* 1 Private concert (January)


Year 2017

* Concert benefit for Western Iran earthquake survivores. First Baptists Church of Palo Alto. 305 North California Ave. Palo Alto CA 95301. December 1st, 2017. 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

* Documentary film screening and demonstration by Hossein Omoumi. University of California, Santa Barbara. Sponsered by Music Department. UCSB multicultural center theatere. Saturday, October 21st, 7:30 pm. 

* 1 Private concert (October)

* Peace Bridge concert by Listen For life and Notes for Nourishment. Sunday, September 24th at 3:00 pm. Venue: 1109 Chestnut St. Alameda. CA.  

* "Majarayeh Namayeshgah". A play written by Sadegh Hatefi. Sunday September 17th, 2017 at 7:30 pm. Central Stage. 5221 Central Ave, Richmond. CA 

*1 Private concert/play (September 15th)

* Strung Together - A Night of World Music Improvisation. Sponsered by Diaspora Art Connection. September, 16th, 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. African American Art and Culture Complex. 762 Fulton St, San Francisco. 

* 1 Private concert (August)

* 1 Private concert (July)

* Masquerade play (Composer and performer). Sponsered by National Endowment for the Arts. June, 26th, 2017. 7:00 pm. San Jose State University 

* Pejvak Ensemble. June 23rd, 2017. 8:00 pm. Nova College. Annandale, Richard J. Ernst Cultural Center. 8333 Little River Turnpike. Annandale, VA 22003. 

* Documentary film screening and demonstration by Hossein Omoumi. Sacramento State University. by Iranian and Middle Eastern Studies Center.  Sunday June 4th , 2017. 6:30 Pm - 8:30 pm.  Hinde Auditorium. University Union. Sacramento.

* Santur and Tar Duet by Faraz Minooei and Behfar Bahadoran. May 14th 2017, 7:00 pm. Iranian American Center. 6790 Top Gun St. Ste 7. San Diego, CA 92121

*3 Private concerts (May)

* Santur & Tar Duet by Faraz Minooei and Behfar Bahadoran. May 13th, 2017. 8:00 pm. Central Stage. 5221 Central Ave, Richmond CA 94804

* Showcase Performance - Sacramento State University. Music Department. Thursday, April 6th. 

* Documentary film screening and demonstration by Hossein Omoumi and Faraz Minooei. Stanford University, sponsored by Iranian Studies at Stanford University. April 18th, 2017. 

* 1 Private concert (March) 

* With Akoma Jazz Ensemble. Cafe Pinkhouse, Big Bason Way, Saratoga, CA. Friday, March 17th. 8:00  pm

* With Akoma Jazz Ensemble. Arts Boutiki. 36 Race St. San Jose. Thursday, March 16th. 8:00 pm

* Danny Kalanduyan Tribute Concert. Knuth Hall, San Francisco State University. March 9th, 2017. 1:00-2:00 pm. 

*3 Private Concert (January and February)

* Oklahoma University. Baamdad Ensemble with Alireza Shahmohammadi. March 4th, 2017. 8:00 pm Catlett Music Center. Sharp Concert Hall. 


Year 2016

* Documentary film screening and demonstration by Hossein Omoumi and Faraz Minooei. Sinai Temple, 10400 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA. Thursday, December 15th, 2016. 7:00 pm. 

* Private Benefit Concert in San Jose. Persian Classical music. Taghi Amjadi (vocals), Nariman Asadi (tonbak), Faraz Minooei (santur). December 10th, 2016. 7:00 pm. 

* Documentary film screening and demonstration by Hossein Omoumi (vocals and ney) and Faraz Minooei (santur). Zarrow Hall, Room 145. University of Oklahoma. Novermber 5th, 2016. 5:00 pm. Oklahoma.

* Documentary Film screening and demonstration by Hossein Omoumi (vocals and ney) and Faraz Minooei (santur). University of California, UC San Diego, Conrad Prebys Music Center. La Jolla, California. Saturday, October 29th at 5:00 pm-7:00 pm 

* Documentary film screening and demonstration by Hossein Omoumi (vocals and ney) and Faraz Minooei (santur). By Foundation of Iranian Connecticut. Yale University. New Haven. October 22nd, 2016. 

* Documentary film screening and demonstration by Hossein Omoumi (vocals and ney) and Faraz Minooei

(santur). Swarthmore College, Philadelphia. October 20th, 2016. 

* Documentary film screening and demonstration by Hossein Omoumi (vocals and ney) and Faraz Minooei (santur). Kane Hall, Walker Ames Room. Sunday, October 2, 2016. 4:30-6:30. University of Washington, Seattle. 

* Performance of the Passion of Leyla. Composer of the opera: Richard Marriott. August 31st, 2016. 7:00 pm. San Jose Stage Company, San Jose.

* 14 Private Concerts in Bay Area 

* Benefit Concert for Cyrus and Lisa. June, 9th, 2016. 7:00 pm. Ashkenaz Theater. Berkeley 

* Masquerade play (Composer and performer). Sponsered by National Endowment for the Arts. July, 18th, 2016. 7:00 pm. San Jose State University

* Hossein Omoumi's From Isfahan to Irvine Film Screening and Educational Concert. May 22nd, 2016. 4:00 pm. University of California, Irvine. 


Year 2015

* Pezhvak Ensemble. (santur player).  December 12th. Trianon Theater. 72 N 5th Street. San Jose

* Solo santur. Sturday, December 5th. 7:00 pm. Central Stage (Fund Raising). Richmond 

* Santur Solo. De Anza College, Cupertino. Tuesday, Novermber 17th. Room L2. 

* 38th Annual San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival. Echomerz with Dance (Nazanin Badiei's dance group). Composer. Novermber 8th, 11:55 am. Audition in Palace of Fine Arts. San Francisco. 

* Echomerz Duet on International Chinese Instrument Competition (Also, Judge for the competition). August 14th and 15th. San Jose State University. 

* Solo Performance at Razi Arts Institue. August 21st. Saratoga, California.

* santur and piano duet (Composer). World Music Celebration. May 15th. University of California, Riverside. 7:00 pm tp 10:00 pm.  

* Echomerz concert. January 30th, 2015. Sponsored by ICCNC. Oakland.

* Ardaviraf's Report. Play by Bahram Bayzaie. January 24th and 25th. 2015. 4:30 pm. Cubberley Auditorium. Stanford University.

* Both Sides of Moon. Santur and tar duet (with Shahin Shahbazi) and Dr. Nouraldin Zarinkelk. Sponsored by Kanoon Mehr. January 10th, 2015, 7:00 pm - 9:00pm.Village Theatre and Art Gallery. 233 Front St, Danville, California, 94526.


Year 2014

* Music Director for the "The Fifth String" Play. December 4nd-7th, 2014 San Francisco, California.

* Cycles by Kojiro Umezaki and the Silk Road Ensemble. Saturday, October 18th 2014. 8:00 pm.   Winifred Smith Hall, Claire Trevor School of the Arts. Irvine.   

* Composer-Performer for Masquerade. Play directed by Matthew Spangler. July 17th. 7:00 pm. San Jose State University.

* A Memorial for Ostad Mohammad Reza Lotfi. June 7th, 2014. 7:30 pm. Central Stage. 5221 Central Ave, Richmond, California.

 * Music Director for the "The Fifth String" Play. May 2nd-4th, 2014 at the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (Oakland)

* May 15th-18th, 2014 at Brava Theatre Center (San Francisco)

* December 4th - 7th, 2014 at ODC (San Francisco)

* Composer-Performer for the "Inja o Oonja" Play. Directed by Matthew Spangler.Le Petit Trianon Theater. April 11th, 2014. 7:00 pm

* Echomerz Duet By Faraz Minooei and Michael Shiono. CalArts. March 10th. 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

* The Inspiration of Mahmoud Zoufonoun. San Francisco State University. Knuth Hall. March 7th . 1:10 pm - 2:00 pm.


 Year 2013

 * Echomerz concert series. Shiraz Arts Academy. December 27th, 28th and 29th, 2013. 7:00 pm. San Jose.

* Yalda night at Shiraz Arts Academy. December 21st, 2013. San Jose.

* Santur Solo. Central Stage. Richmond. California. December 7th, 2013. 8:00 pm.

* Saban Theatre. Vahid Bayat's Ensemble. Saturday, September 21st, 2013. 7:30 - 8:00 pm. Los Angeles.

* Echomerz band. Saturday, August 17th. 9:00. Oakland.

* Vahid Bayat's Ensemble. July 21st, 2013, Irvine.  

* Shourangiz Ensemble. July 9th, 2013, Irvine.

* Los Angeles. March, 2013


Year 2012

* Western Art Alliance Conference-Juried Showcase. Thursday, September 6th, 2012. Denver.

Jana & Baladour by Bahram Beyzaie. Composer and santur player. June 27, 28, 29 and 30, 2012. 4000 Middlefield Rd. Mountain View. California.

*Pan-Asian Music Festival 2012 at Stanford. With Kojiro Umezaki, Jin Hi Kim and Yuxiang Gao. Stanford University, Palo Alto, California. February, 10th, 2012.


 Year 2011

* Iranian and Chinese Musicians of northernCalifornia at Flint Center. Cupertino. Feb 12th and 13th, 2011.

* Red Poppy Art House, with Hafez Modirzadeh, Royal Hartigan and Amir ElSaffar. San Francisco. March, 17th, 2011, 7:00 pm.

Persian Center. Berkeley. April 1st, 2011, 6:30 pm.

* Hafez Modirzadeh and ETHEL. San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. July 23rd, 2011.

* Premiere of Post-Chromodal Originals for Jazz Quintet and Guests  (Hafez Modirzadeh). San Francisco State University. Knuth Hall. November 4th, 2011. 7:00 pm. 

* Concert of Iranian classical music. Sponsored by Iranian Cultural Society of Fresno. USU. 5280 Jackson Ave. Fresno 93740. November 5th, 2011.


 Year 2010

* Meehan Ensemble Concert in Southern California. Jan 23rd 2010, 8:00pm. California Zoroastrian Center. 8952 Hazard Ave. Westminster, CA.

* Winter Showcase Concert. Feb 17th 2010, 12:00 pm. Winifred Smith Hall, University of California Irvine.

* Classical Iranian Music. Feb 27th 2010, 8:00 pm. Oakland Islamic center. California.

* Pejvak Ensemble. March 7th 2010, 12:00 pm. Smithsonian Institution. Meyer Auditorium. Washington DC.

* Peace and Love for the Universe. March 12th 2010. 8:00pm. Santa Clara University, Mayer Theater. California.

* MFA recital. April 8th 2010. 8:00 pm University of California, Irvine. Smith Hall.

* Bowers Museum. Performance of ' ' 108 ' ' with Kojiro Umezaki. May 15th 2010. 1:30 pm. Irvine.

* Meehan Ensemble Concert in South California. June 26th 2010, 8:00pm. California Zoroastrian Center. Westminster.

* Meehan Ensemble Concert in North California. July 24th 2010, 8:00pm. De Anza College. Cupertino.

* Solo performance. Sponsored by Listen for Life World Music. August, 2nd 2010, 1:00 pm. San Jose State University.


Year 2009

* Meehan Ensemble, August 8th, 2009. 8:00 pm. Santa Clara Convention Center. San Jose.

* Commemoration of Master Parviz Meshkatian. Irvine, Orange County. 2009

* In Memory of Ghamar, Hamraaz Ensemble. Sat Oct 24th, 2009 at 8:00pm. Concordia University, Irvine, CA.

* Fall Showcase Concert. Nov 18th 2009, 12:00 pm. Winifred Smith Hall. University of California, Irvine.

* American Museum of Natural History. Dec 27th 2009, 8:00 pm. New York. NY. (This event is one in a series of performances brought together bythe Silk Road Project, which take place within the "Traveling the Silk Road" exhibitionat AMNH.) The New York Times, Art and Design (Review)


Year 2008

* Creative World Ensemble. Fri, Feb 22th, 7:00pm ,2008. Knuth Hall. School of Music and Dance in San Francisco State University. (Ensemble)
Directed by Dr. Hafez Modirzadeh
* Three Nights of House Concert. April, 4th, 5th and 6th, 2008 at 7:30pm. 4597 Blackford ave., San Jose, California, 95129. 
South Bay Performances of Meehan Ensemble. Friday/Sunday, June 27th/29th, 2008, 8:00 pm. 125 Connemara Way, Sunnyvale, CA (recreation center)
East Bay Performance of Meehan Ensemble. Saturday, June 28th, 2008, 8:00 pm. Central Stage, 5221 Central Ave, Richmond, CA. 
* Islamic Cultural Center - Saturday, July 12th, 2008. 9:00 pm. Oakland, CA.
* One World Walk - The First Annual Downtown Berkeley Music Festival.
Thursday, 21st August to Sunday, 24th August 2008. 1942 University Ave, Berkeley, 94704, California. 
* Pezvak Ensemble - Saturday, September 13th, 2008. 8:00 pm. George Washington University. Marvin Center, Betts Theatre. 800 21 st street, NW, Washington, DC 20052.

* Carpet Concert. Thursday, March 26, 2009. 7:00pm. Craft and Folk Art Museum. 5814 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles. CA 90036.

* University of California, Irvine. Sunday April 19th, 2009. 8:00 pm. Smith Hall. Irvine, Smith Hall.

* The Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma. June 9, 2009. Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Damrosch Park. New York.

* Peace and Love for Iran. August 01, 2009 8:00 pm, Brava Theater, San Francisco.


 Year 2007

* Tribute to Ostad Mahmoud Zolfonoun, Jan 20th, 2007. Palace of Fine Art. San Francisco, California. (Ensemble) 
* Iranian Poet Gathering at Iranian Christian Church, 2007, California. (Ensemble, Composer) 
* Chromodal Consort. St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church, Saturday, August 18th, 2007 at 7:00pm. San Francisco, California. (Ensemble)
* An Iranian concert at Iranian Christian Church, Oct, 26th, 2007 at 7:30pm.Santa Clara. (Ensemble)
* Dr. Abdulkarim Soroush (Speech) Islamic Cultural Center (Oakland). Nov, 17th, 2007, 6:30pm. 1433 Madison,Oakland, California. (Composer and Poetry accompaniment) 
* "The Breeze at Dawn", Play. Nov, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, and 18th. 2007. Red Gate Performance Collective.Traveling Jewish Theatre, San Francisco. (Composer) 


Year 2006

* Around the World in 80 Minutes. Listen for Life. World Music concert series, 2006. Berkeley. (Solo)
* Iranian Classical Music by Bay Area Iranian Musicians. Sat, March 4th, 8:00pm, 2006. Iranian Christian Church, 740 East Arques Ave, Sunnyvale, California. (Ensemble, composer and co-organiser)
* Opera Picolla. 4/14/2006. Play; "The Guests" written by Shahrnush
Parsipur. 1 month tour in California. (Solo, Composer)
* Carpet Concert. Saturday, February 21st, 2006. 1:00pm. Craft and Folk Art Museum. 5814 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles. CA 90036.* Kanooneh Pedar Maadaraan, 2006, California. (Solo)
* Listen for Life World Music Concert series. Thur, July 31th, 5:30pm, 2006. San Francisco, War Memorial and Performing Art Center. (Solo)
* Afro-Cuban ensemble and Creative World Music ensemble. Thur, Nov 16th, 7:30pm, 2006. Knuth Hall, San Francisco State University.
* Three Performances for Haft Dastgah association, Hossein Omoumi. A Series of Music concerts and lectures. Los Angeles 2004, San Jose 2005 and Irvine 2006. 
* Senior Recital, Faraz Minooei. Mon, Nov 27th, 8:00pm, 2006. Knuth Hall,San Francisco State University. (Ensemble, Composer)
* Senior Recital, Isabel Douglass. Sun, Dec 3rd, 1:00pm, 2006. Knuth Hall, San Francisco State University. (Ensemble, Composer)
* Celebration Of Imam Reza, Oakland Masjid. 2006, California. (Ensemble, Composer)


Year 2005

* Creative World Ensemble. Wed, Nov 16th, 1:00pm ,2005. Knuth Hall. School of Music and Dance in San Francisco State University. (Ensemble)
* Persian Classical Music. Wed, Dec 7th, 1:10pm, 2005. College of Creative Arts, SFSU. (Ensemble, Composer) 
* Persian Classical Music. Apr 15th, 1:00pm, 2005. Knuth Hall. School of Music and Dance of San Francisco State University. (Solo, ensemble, and composer)  


Year 2004 

* Gusheh Ensemble join by other outstanding Bay Area musicians. Sat, Apr 3rd, 7:30pm, 2004. Cubberely Auditorium, School of Education, Stanford University, California. (Ensemble)
* Benefit Concert for Bam Earthquake Survivors. Sat, Jan 10th, 7:30pm , 2004. First United Methodist Church of Palo Alto, California. (Ensemble)
* Persian Traditional Improvisation. Thu, May 27th, 6:30pm, 2004. De Anza College, Cupertino, California. (Duet, Speech)
* Mahmoud Zolfonoun Celebration, 2004. West Valley College, California. (Solo)
* World Music Festival, 91.5 FM, KKUP. 19th Annual KKUP World music festival. Wed, Nov 26th, 5:00pm, California. (Duet)
* Jazz and World Music Nagle Scholars recital. Fri, Nov 19th, 2004. College of Creative Arts, SFSU, California. (Solo)


Year 2003 


* Nahaad Farhangi Dehkhoda, Campbell, 2003, California. (Solo)
* Zoroastrian Celebration. Alum Rock, San Jose, California, 2003. (Ensemble, Composer) 


Year 2001

* Sunday, March, 11th , 2:00pm , 2001. Nahaad Farhangi Dehkhoda, California. (Solo)
* Mahmoud Zolfonoun Celebration, 2001, Cupertino, California. (Solo)
* The 1st Annual International Symposium on Sey-yed Shah Nematollah Vali.
Oct. 11th & 12th, 2002. San Jose State University, California. (Ensemble)
* A Concert of Persian Music. Thur, Feb 20th, 12:30pm, 2001. De Anza College, California. (Ensemble, Composer)

* Persian Classical Music. Nov, 1st, 5:00pm ,2002. De Anza College, California. (Ensemble, Composer)

* San Francisco World Music Festival, 2002. (Duet)


 Year 2000

* Wed, Oct, 25th, 7:00pm. 2000 Almaden Branch Library, California (Solo)
* Yalda Celebration, Persian Center. Dec, 20th, 2000. Palo Alto, California (Solo)
* Kanoun Pedar Maadaraan, 2000, California. (Solo) 

* High School Rajai, Karaj, Iran, 1995. 

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