Reza Mohsenipour

Program Taught Tar, Setar
Levels Taught Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Styles Traditional, Folk
Teaching Since 2000
Online or Studio Online

He was born in 1976 in Tehran, where he studied Persian classical music and târ and graduated from the Tehran Conservatory. He graduated from the University of Music "Sooreh" and specialized at the University "Honar." He studied traditional music and Radif with the masters: Zeidollah Tolui, Reza Vohdani, Sharif Lotfi, Hossein Dehlavi, Arshad Tahmasebi, Hossein Alizadeh. In addition to the târ, he also plays the setâr, divan (saz) and the piano. In 1998 he started his collaboration with television and radio in Tehran, where for 10 years he played, composed and arranged many pieces. He taught in music schools in Tehran and for a period of time also at the "Sooreh" University. He took part in several record productions in Iran as an instrumentalist. He collaborated with well-known Iranian musicians and artists such as Alireza Eftekhari, Ali Rostamian, Iraj Bastami, Shahrokh Moshkin Ghalam, Saeid Shanbe Zadeh. As a composer, he recorded two albums: "Mei Goli" (2005) and "Shoore Masti" (2008). Since 2009 he lives in Rome, where he is specializing in Ethnomusicology at the Literature Faculty of the University "La Sapienza." He is a permanent member of the Persian music group "Navà ensemble," with which he recorded the CD "Hilat" (2009). He played and still plays in the following groups: "Suoni Perduti," "Avinar Ensemble," "Contaminazioni." Coritmie", "Pejvak Ensemble," and performed several concerts in Italy and abroad with these ensembles. He collaborated with the Orchestra di Piazza Vittorio by Mario Tronco for the soundtrack of the Film "Fiori di Kirkuk" by Fariborz Kamkari. In 2011, he founded with the two brothers Hamid and Navid the "Masnavì Project," a Persian music group whose aim is to spread the Persian musical culture through the art of sounds organized in new compositional writings or original re-elaborations of musical forms of the past. This project, to which different artists are always called to collaborate, is open to the contamination of heterogeneous musical genres and styles.


Title Master of Music
Conservatory / University / College The University of La Sapienza
Awards N/A
Languages Spoken Farsi, Italian

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