Hooshyar belongs to the new movement of
composer-performers in Iran.
He is active as pianist, as composer, and as improvisor and collaborator in the
realm of world music. His music has been performed by Hossein Alizadeh, Aram
Talalyan, Wayne Foster-Smith, Todd Palmer, and Stephen Prutsman among other
artists. His works include music for solo piano, large symphonic ensembles,
string orchestra, improvisational works, vocal works, music for film and for
theater, and arrangements/revisions of traditional music of Iran.
He has been performed at Lincoln Center, University of Cambridge, University of
London, Spoleto, Stefaniensaal Graz, and has hold concerts in Moscow, Tbilisi,
Kiev, Berlin, New York, Charleston, Florence, Yerevan, and Tehran. His
compositions have been premiered by Naregatsi Chamber Orchestra, Ukraine
National Symphony Orchestra, Tehran Philharmonic, and Tehran Youth Symphony
He is the first prize award winner of "Franz Schubert and Modern Music
International Composition Competition 2011" for his trio "I Waited
for You in Rain".
He holds a doctoral degree from the University of Cincinnati,
College-Conservatory of Music, and is currently an independent musician.