About

Biography

 

When no more than a few years of age, Yeganeh began exhibiting her musical talent by playing the piano and traditional Persian instruments Setar and Tombak. But her arduous yearning for music was finally appeased with the violin – the instrument that she has been playing throughout her career. She won the second place in a violin competition at the Youth Music Festival when she was only 11. She got her bachelor’s degree in violin performance from the University of Tehran, and her master’s from the Art University of Tehran. Alongside her life partner, Arash Hazhirazad who is a pianist, she has performed at many a concert hall in Tehran and across the nation. Together, they formed the “Lyra Duet” and released two albums, “Tehran-Mars” which has been nominated for the best Performance & Composition at 36th  Fajr Music Festival (Barbad Awards) and “Eight Minutes & Twenty Seconds”, one EP Album, “Vakil Bazaar”, Winner of the Akademia Music Awards for the best Folk EP Album and three singles, “Cold Winter”, “Ave Maria”, “From Romantic Pieces”. As a session musician, Yeganeh feels blessed to have collaborated with a multitude of internationally recognized artists and conductors. She is a member of the all-female Shahrzad (Scheherazade) String Quartet, with whom she performed at the iconic international FeminEast festival in Sweden in 2017 and also several international festival such as “Duvertalinfini Festival” based in France in 2020 and “Eldfesten Festival” Based in Sweden in 2021 and An album, “The Other Side”, is also a fruit of her coöperation with the Shahrzad.

 

 

 

Education

 

Master Degree in Music Performance (Violin) Tehran University of Art

 

 

Bachelor Degree in Music Performance (Violin) University of Tehran

 

 

Participating in Master classes such as: Johannes Leertouwer, Wouter Vossen, Gottleib Wallisch, Dalibor Karvay, Katherine Murdock, Raphael Minaskanian

 

 

 

Teaching Experience

 

 

“Part Music School” as a Violin Teacher, Head of String Department, Member of Educational Planning Team (From 2010 until Present) View Gallery & Links

 

“Pournazeri Music Academy” as a Violin Instructor (From 2017 until Present) View Gallery & Links

 

“Kherad Art House” as a Violin Instructor and Music Theory Teacher  (From 2008 to 2009) – (From 2020 until Present) View Gallery & Links

 

“Tarighat Music Institute” as a Violin Instructor  (From 2009 to 2010) – (From 2020 until Present) View Gallery & Links

 

“Avaye Doost Music Academy”, Holding Violin & Music Theory Master Classes (From 2016 to 2020)

 

“Goshtasb Music Academy”, Holding Violin Master Classes (From 2016 to 2020)

 

“Navaye Tar” Music Institute as a Violin Instructor (From 2012 to 2014)

 

 

“Golhaye Honar” Music Institute as a Violin Instructor (From 2019 to 2020)

 

 

and Private Violin Instructor (From 2007 until present)

 

 

Memberships

 

Iran Music House

 

Iranian Musicians Union, Member of F.I.M (Federation of International Musicians)

 

Honor Credit Fund

 

Environmental Activist Forum (N.G.O for Animals, Water, Soil, Air)