Management Crew

Class Location:

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church
1110 Gladwin Dr, North Vancouver, BC V7R 1A2

Rehearsal: Every week, Wednesday 6 – 9 PM

This is open to all ages between 8 to 80

Language: Farsi

You just need to love music, that’s it!

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Amir Eslami (Mirabadi) was born in Iran and immigrated to Vancouver in 2015. He studied at the Tehran University of Art, receiving a BA in music in 1996 and a MA in music composition in 2002.  He later served as a faculty member at the university, including as Head of the Iranian Music Department and Dean of Administration for the Music Faculty. Amir has won multiple Iranian and international prizes (Italy, Australia and Netherlands) in music composition. He has released four music albums as a composer and more than ten music albums as a Ney (Persian Traditional Flute) player. His pieces have been performed in Iran, Italy, Australia, the US, the Netherlands and Canada. Amir recently teaches music in Vancouver in fields of music theory, sight singing, ear training, and music composition. In addition, he is the head of music teachers in Vancouver Iranian Choir.


Sepeher Hojjaty was born in 1992; He started learning music and his first instrument violin at the age of 15. Only 2 years after he started learning harmony and orchestration from Mr. Kambiz Roshanravan. Currently he has written more than 25 pieces of music for Persian instruments, strings and piano. He currently is continuing his studies in the field of music at Capilano University, and he is learning composition with help of his new teacher Mr. Amir Eslami.

Negin Attar is a dedicated pianist and music teacher. She graduated from Capilano University music program and has years of experience as an accompanist for singers and instrumentalists in concerts, master classes and rehearsals. She is always passionate to grow with new experiences.


Maryam Soroushnasab is a Tar and Setar player. She got BA in music from Tehran Art University. Her latest album, “Reyhan”, performed by vocalist “Mohsen keramati”, and published in Tehran in 2016. She got certificates in teaching Orff music to children from Pars institute in Tehran and Motzarteom University of Salzburg, Austria. She teaches Tar and Setar in Vancouver. Also, she teaches Orff music to children. “Azeri Dances”, a repertoire by Amir Eslami, was performed by Maraym as a Tar soloist and Ambelside Symphony Orchestra on April 1st 2016 (Persian New Year). She is one of the teachers in Vancouver Iranian Choir and teaches singing to seniors through the online system.

Taees Gheirati was born in Mashhad, Iran. She sang along with her mother since childhood and started to learn Iranian music more seriously through playing the santour at the age of 10. She received her bachelor’s degree in Performing Iranian Classical Music (santour) from University of Tehran. Her studies led to the Tehran University of Art, where she completed a Master’s in Ethnomusicology. Later, she followed her passion for the music and culture of Eastern Khorasan through the doctoral program of Ethnomusicology at UBC, where she is a PhD candidate. Gheirati has performed as both santour player and singer with a variety of ensembles. As a soprano she has collaborated with several choirs in Mashhad and Tehran, such as Aria Choir conducted by Hengameh Azimi, Avaye Mahan Choir conducted by Nima Fatehi, and ÖKFT Choir conducted by Vijay Upadhyaya.

Mohsen Javadzadeh

He was trained in Classical singing, composition, and Playing Piano.

Mentions of his work include writing the musical score for several plays, personal compositions, and working with Tehran’s Philharmonic and Symphonic orchestra. He had cooperation with Iran Radio, and Television (as a pianist and music expert)

and Turkish Radio and Television (as a composer and pianist).

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