about

Roozbeh Azar

Born in 1980

Guitar player and composer in flamenco style

 

·        Learning Iranian traditional music under supervision of Reza Darman, Amir Moshir Falsafi, Faramarz Shokrkhah from 1988 to 1993;

·        Learning flamenco guitar under supervision of Mansour Rasa in 1994;

·        Learning the principles of harmony and music composing under supervision of Professor. Mohammad Haghgou;

·        research on principles and concepts of eastern music during one year residence in India;

 

·        Founding a flamenco group namely Azar in 2001.

 

 

 

Education

·        Learning Iranian traditional music under supervision of Reza Darman, Amir Moshir Falsafi, Faramarz Shokrkhah from 1988 to 1993;

·        Learning flamenco guitar under supervision of Mansour Rasa in 1994;

·        Learning the principles of harmony and music composing under supervision of Professor. Mohammad Haghgou;

·        Research on principles and concepts of eastern music during one year residence in India in 2005.

 

 

Teaching Experience

·        Instructing flamenco guitar in Nima music Institute in Mashhad since 1999;

·        Master class in Birjand (Khorasan- Iran) in 2003;

·        Master class in Birjand (Khorasan- Iran) in 2006;

·        Instructing flamenco guitar in Yeganeh art & music school in Mashhad since 2006;

·        Instructing flamenco guitar in Ava music Institute in Mashhad from 2006 to 2008;

·        Instructing flamenco guitar in Neyriz music Institute in Mashhad from 2006 to 2008;

·        Master class in Birjand (Khorasan- Iran) in 2008;

·        Instructing flamenco guitar in Khorasan Rzavi music association in Mashhad since 2008;

·        Two Master classes in Qaen and Birjand (Khorasan- Iran) in 2018

Performances

o   Recitals:

·        Golbang Amphitheatre of Birjand (Khorasan- Iran) in January 2009 (Guitarist & Composer);

o   Symphonies & Orchestras:

·        Nima orchestra in Mashhad from 1999 to 2004 (headmaster of guitars)

·        Nima Choral Group in Mashhad in 2004 (Guitarist);

·        Symphonic Orchestra of Radio & Television Organization of Iran in Vahdat Hall of Tehran in 2010 (Soloist);

·        Roudaki Symphonic Orchestra in Vahdat Hall of Tehran in 2011 (Guitarist).


o   Concerts:

·        Flamenco performance in Mashhad University of Medical Sciences in 1995 (Guitarist & Composer);

·        Flamenco performance in Isfahan's Chaharbagh Cinema in 1999 (Guitarist & Composer);

·        Flamenco performance in Artist's House of Tehran in 2001 (Guitarist & Composer);

·        Flamenco performance in Golestaneh Amphitheatre of Mashhad in 2001 (Guitarist & Composer);

·        Flamenco performance in Andisheh Hall of Tehran in 2002 (Guitarist & Composer);

·        Flamenco performance in Shahid Avini Hall of Tehran in 2003 (Guitarist & Composer);

·        Flamenco performance in Golbang Amphitheatre of Birjand in 2003 (Guitarist & Composer);

·        Flamenco performance in Golestaneh Amphitheatre of Mashhad in 2003 (Guitarist & Composer);

·        Flamenco performance in Golestaneh Amphitheatre of Mashhad in 2004 (Guitarist & Composer);

·        Two flamenco guitar performances in Pune University in India in 2005 (Guitarist & Composer);

·        Violin-Guitar duet in Nava music Institute in 2008 (Guitarist & Composer);

·        Kolkata International Music Festival in 2012 (Guitarist & Composer);

·        Allameh Farzan Amphitheatre of Brjand in 2013 (Guitarist & Composer);

·        Art School of Mashhad in 2013 (Guitarist & Composer);

·        Fakhreddin Asad Gorgani Hall of Gorgan (Golestan- Iran) in 2013 (Guitarist & Composer);

·        Flamenco- Fusion performance in Golbang Amphitheatre of Birjand in 2018 (Guitarist & Composer);

·        Flamenco- Fusion performance in Ershad Amphitheatre of Qaen in 2018 (Guitarist & Composer).

o   Conferences:

·        Performing a conferences related to history of flamenco & musicology in Birjand in 2003 (Speaker);

·        Performing a conferences related to history of flamenco & musicology in Mashhad in 2004 (Speaker);

·        Criticism sitting for the album –Alma ponte color de naranja- in Mashhad in 2012.

o   Other experiences:

·        Composing the music for a short animation namely "Papoli" in 2002;

·        Performing music for a theatre named "yerma" in 2003;

·        Composing the music for a short film namely "crl=17mm" in 2003;

·        Cooperating as guitar soloist in a long documentary movie namely "sunshine of the east" in 2017.

 

 

Recording & Broadcasts:

·        Recording circa 36 tracks of personal pieces since 2000;

·        Recording for film music in 2002,2003 and 2017;

·        Recording a published album namely "Alma Ponte Color de Naranja" in 2010;

·        Recording a published album namely "Her eyes of green and voice of violet" in 2014;

·        Recording 6 pieces as ensemble video for Kent University of Turkey in 2015.


Publishing:

·        Released a flamenco album namely "Alma Ponte Color de Naranja" from "Ava Khorhid" music company in 2011;

·        Released a flamenco album namely " Her eyes of green and voice of violet " from "Ravi azar kimia" music company in 2014;

 

 

Honors:

  • Two performances in Embassy of Spain in Tehran;
  • performance in Embassy of Brazil in Tehran;
  • Guitar maestro in Nima Symphonic Orchestra;
  • A member of jury for a music festival in Khorasan Province in 2002;
  • A member of jury in the first youth music festival in Southern Khorasan Province in 2005;
  • First album selected as top 5 in "beep tunes" website in 2014;
  • A member of jury in the Institutional performances in Mashhad Province in 2016.

 

 

Activities:

  • Founding his own flamenco group in 2001;
  • Honorary member of Roudaki Symphonic Orchestra- Tehran;
  • Founding Nima youth orchestra since 2014.