Upcoming Performances


8 JUN 2024


9 JUN 2024


16 JUN 2024


16 JUN 2024


23 JUN 2024


13 JUL 2024

  • Gulistan
  • Ryedale Festival
  • North Yorkshire, England
  • Fleur Barron, mezzo-soprano; Bruno Phillippe, cello; Christopher Glynn, piano
  • More Information ›

21 JUL 2024


18 AUG 2024

  • Gulistan (Version for Soprano, Cello, and Piano)
  • Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival
  • Burlington, VT
  • Lucy Fitz Gibbon, soprano; Ieva Jokūbavičiūtė, piano; Peter Stumpf, cello
  • More Information ›

8 OCT 2024

  • Family Photos
  • Evangelische Kirchengemeinde Dormagen
  • Dormagen, Germany

20 MAR 2025

  • New Work
  • Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
  • New York, NY
  • Fleur Barron, mezzo-soprano; Kunal Lahiry, piano
  • More Information ›

17 MAY 2025

  • Majnun in the Wilderness
  • Rialto Theater
  • Tacoma, WA
  • Northwest Sinfonietta; Mei-Ann Chen, conductor
  • More Information ›

18 MAY 2025

  • Majnun in the Wilderness
  • Pioneer Park Pavilion
  • Puyallup, WA
  • Northwest Sinfonietta; Mei-Ann Chen, conductor
  • More Information ›

Recent Performances


11 MAY 2024

  • One Flesh - Premiere
  • South Pasadena Public Library
  • Pasadena, CA
  • Salastina

10 MAY 2024

  • One Flesh - Premiere
  • The Ebell of Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Salastina

10 MAY 2024

  • The Little Things
  • Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition
  • South Bend, IN
  • Indiana University Kuttner Quartet

5 MAY 2024


3 MAY 2024


1 MAY 2024

  • Parvāneh - Premiere
  • Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
  • New York, NY
  • Musicians of the New York Youth Symphony

30 APR 2024

  • Navazi (excerpts)
  • Cornell University
  • Ithaca, NY
  • Tallā Rouge

30 APR 2024


28 APR 2024

  • The Little Things
  • Newport County Concert Series
  • Little Compton, RI
  • Newport String Quartet

28 APR 2024


27 APR 2024


25 APR 2024


21 APR 2024

  • Family Photos
  • The Forum at Town Hall Seattle
  • Seattle, WA
  • Musicians of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber Orchestra

20 APR 2024

  • Family Photos
  • Kirkland Performance Center
  • Kirkland, WA
  • Musicians of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber Orchestra

13 APR 2024

  • Gulistan
  • Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias
  • Asturias, Spain
  • Fleur Barron, mezzo-soprano; Julius Drake, piano; Maximiliam von Pfeil, cello

9 APR 2024

  • Prima Vera
  • Indiana University
  • Bloomington, IN
  • Jacobs School of Music Concert Band

7 APR 2024

  • Pluck (Version for Percussion Ensemble)
  • Northwest Percussion Festival
  • Portland, OR
  • Central Washington University Percussion Ensemble; Mark Goodenberger, director

26 MAR 2024

  • Gulistan (Version for Mezzo-Soprano, Clarinet, and Piano)
  • String Theory at the Hunter
  • Chattanooga, TN
  • Fleur Barron, mezzo-soprano; Anthony McGill, clarinet; Gloria Chien, piano

25 MAR 2024

  • Gulistan (Version for Mezzo-Soprano, Clarinet, and Piano)
  • Presidential Concert Series at Lee University
  • Cleveland, TN
  • Fleur Barron, mezzo-soprano; Anthony McGill, clarinet; Gloria Chien, piano

23 MAR 2024

  • Pluck (Reading)
  • American String Teachers Association National Conference
  • Louisville, KY

21 MAR 2024


20 MAR 2024

  • Latif
  • Staller Center for the Arts
  • Stony Brook, NY
  • Sameer Apte, cello; Owen Dodds, piano

20 MAR 2024

  • Everlasting - Premiere
  • Indiana University
  • Bloomington, IN
  • Novae Trio (Jana Kaminsky, violin; Anoushka Divekar, clarinet; Aaron Wonson, piano)

20 MAR 2024

  • Gulistan (excerpt)
  • Indiana University
  • Bloomington, IN
  • Arienne Fort Cannock, mezzo-soprano; Jaemin Lee, cello; Kian Ravaei, piano

20 MAR 2024

  • The Four Seasons of Hamadan (Version for Solo Viola, excerpt)
  • Indiana University
  • Bloomington, IN
  • Ross McIntosh, viola

20 MAR 2024

  • The Little Things
  • Indiana University
  • Bloomington, IN
  • Indiana University Kuttner Quartet (Arthur Trælnes, violin; Gabriel Fedak, violin; Patrick Hayes, viola; John Sample, cello)

16 MAR 2024

  • Unstoppable
  • Ball State University Festival of New Music
  • Muncie, IN
  • Ball State New Music Ensemble (Emily Hunt, clarinet; Ivan Kokotov, violin; Patricia Burton, cello; Alena Miskinis, piano)

14 MAR 2024

  • Navazi
  • The Mansion at Strathmore
  • North Bethesda, MD
  • Tallā Rouge

8 MAR 2024

  • Family Photos
  • The Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp
  • Antwerp, Belgium
  • Chimaera

3 MAR 2024

  • Superhuman - Premiere
  • Music in the Valley at St. John's Church, Western Run
  • Reisterstown, MD
  • icarus Quartet

29 FEB 2024

  • The Four Seasons of Hamadan (Version for Solo Viola, excerpt)
  • Indiana University
  • Bloomington, IN
  • Ross McIntosh, viola

22 FEB 2024

  • Pluck (Version for Percussion Ensemble)
  • Central Washington University
  • Ellensburg, WA
  • Central Washington University Percussion Ensemble; Mark Goodenberger, director

20 FEB 2024

  • The Little Things
  • Indiana University
  • Bloomington, IN
  • Indiana University Kuttner Quartet (Arthur Trælnes, violin; Gabriel Fedak, violin; Patrick Hayes, viola; John Sample, cello)

11 FEB 2024

  • Unstoppable
  • California State University, Northridge
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • TEMPO Ensemble

22 JAN 2024

  • Navazi
  • Dumbarton Oaks
  • Washington, DC
  • Tallā Rouge

21 JAN 2024

  • Navazi - Premiere
  • Dumbarton Oaks
  • Washington, DC
  • Tallā Rouge

7 JAN 2024

  • Navazi
  • The Morton Arboretum
  • Lisle, IL
  • Tallā Rouge

17 DEC 2023

  • Pluck
  • Pioneer Park Pavilion
  • Puyallup, WA
  • Northwest Sinfonietta

16 DEC 2023

  • Pluck - Premiere
  • Courthouse Square Ballroom
  • Tacoma, WA
  • Northwest Sinfonietta

10 Dec 2023


8 Dec 2023

  • Family Photos
  • Wahlberg Recital Hall at California State University, Fresno
  • Fresno, CA
  • Tower Quartet

17 NOV 2023

  • Prima Vera - Premiere
  • New Mexico State University
  • Las Cruces, NM
  • New Mexico State University Wind Symphony

12 NOV 2023


3 NOV 2023

  • Unstoppable
  • Society of Composers Inc. Region V Conference
  • Athens, OH
  • Emily Talley, clarinet; Nathan Southwick, violin; Jose Rocha, cello; Emely Phelps, piano

2 NOV 2023

  • Unstoppable
  • Festival of New American Music
  • Sacramento, CA
  • Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra

28 OCT 2023

  • Unstoppable
  • Indiana State University Contemporary Music Festival
  • Terre Haute, IN
  • Andrea Hoyt, clarinet; Yunjung Lee, violin; Kurt Fowler, cello; Martha Krasnican, piano

20 OCT 2023

  • Outcry
  • International Computer Music Conference
  • Shenzen, China
  • Zhao Mengchan, violin

14 OCT 2023


8 OCT 2023


7 OCT 2023


4 OCT 2023

  • Unstoppable
  • Festival Estrenos Jóvenes Compositores
  • Lima, Peru
  • Fryné Guillas, clarinet; Aquiles Casana, violin; Jesús Rodríguez, cello; Silvia Valdivia, piano

20 AUG 2023


26 JUL 2023


25 JUL 2023


18 JUL 2023

  • The Little Things
  • Seattle Chamber Music Society
  • Seattle, WA
  • Noah Geller, violin 1; Tessa Lark, violin 2; Jonathan Vinocour, viola; Astrid Schween, cello

8 JUL 2023

  • Shādi - Premiere
  • Hidden Valley
  • Carmel Valley, CA
  • Catherine Gregory, flute; Tien-Hsin Cindy Wu, violin; Drew Petersen, piano

7 JUL 2023

  • Family Photos
  • Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival
  • Burlington, VT
  • Kaleigh Acord, violin 1; Sofiya Levchenko, violin 2; Devin Cowan, viola; Alex Fowler, cello

25 JUN 2023


25 JUN 2023

  • Family Photos
  • New England Botanic Garden at Tower Hill
  • Boylston, MA
  • Juventas New Music Ensemble

25 JUN 2023

  • Gulistan
  • Chamber Music Northwest
  • Portland, OR
  • Fleur Barron, mezzo-soprano; Ieva Jokūbavičiūtė, piano; Peter Stumpf, cello

24 JUN 2023

  • Gulistan - Premiere
  • Chamber Music Northwest
  • Portland, OR
  • Fleur Barron, mezzo-soprano; Ieva Jokūbavičiūtė, piano; Peter Stumpf, cello

23 JUN 2023

  • Unstoppable
  • Belvedere Chamber Music Festival
  • Memphis, TN
  • Nobuko Igarashi, clarinet; Daniel Gilbert, violin; Hannah Schmidt, cello; Maeve Brophy, piano

15 JUN 2023

  • The Little Things - Premiere
  • Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival
  • Bloomfield Hills, MI
  • Abeo Quartet

11 JUN 2023

  • Family Photos
  • New England Botanic Garden at Tower Hill
  • Boylston, MA
  • Juventas New Music Ensemble

4 JUN 2023

  • Unstoppable
  • Society of Composers, Inc. Online National Conference
  • Music from Copland House Ensemble

12 May 2023

  • Day of Rest
  • Baltimore School of the Arts
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Willinger Duo

16 APR 2023

  • Family Photos
  • Christ Church Cathedral
  • Hartford, CT
  • Cuatro Puntos Ensemble

15 APR 2023


14 APR 2023

  • Family Photos
  • Trinity College Library
  • Hartford, CT
  • Cuatro Puntos Ensemble

13 APR 2023

  • Family Photos
  • Lutheran Church of St. Mark
  • Glastonbury, CT
  • Cuatro Puntos Ensemble

31 MAR 2023

  • Blue - Premiere
  • Indiana University
  • Bloomington, IN
  • NOTUS Contemporary Vocal Ensemble; Miggi Angangco, conductor; Justin Carrothers, bass trombone; Aiden Keiser, tuba; Conner Viets, timpano; Drew Neal, percussion

29 MAR 2023


26 MAR 2023

  • Unstoppable
  • Zodiac International Music Competition Composition Finalists' Concert (Virtual)
  • Music from Copland House Ensemble

11 MAR 2023

  • Outcry
  • Electronic Music Midwest Festival
  • Kansas City, KS
  • Marienn Sánchez, violin

10 MAR 2023

  • Outcry - Music Video Screening
  • Performing Media Festival
  • South Bend, IN

23 FEB 2023

  • Hypnopop - Premiere
  • Indiana University
  • Bloomington, IN
  • Argos Percussion (Thomas Frost, Conner Viets, Drew Neal, Carl Tafoya)

16 FEB 2023

  • Unstoppable - Premiere
  • Copland House Cultivated Spaces 3.0
  • Music from Copland House Ensemble

6 NOV 2022

  • Blessed - Premiere
  • The Parish of Saint Matthew
  • Pacific Palisades, CA
  • The Choir of St. Matthew’s Parish

12 OCT 2022

  • Day of Rest - Premiere
  • Indiana University
  • Bloomington, IN
  • Haley Harrison, clarinet; Chenchun Ma, piano

2 JUL 2022


25 JUN 2022

  • Family Photos (excerpt)
  • Prelude Chamber Music
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Piotr Szewczyk, violin I; Melissa Barrett, violin II; Chris Chappell, viola; Linda Minke, cello

19 JUN 2022

  • Family Photos
  • Sunset ChamberFest
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Hwi-Eun Kim, violin; Melody Chang, violin; Linnea Powell, viola; Yoshika Masuda, cello

4 JUN 2022

  • Writing a Book - Premiere
  • Boston New Music Initiative “Musica Loquelae” Concert
  • Lexington, MA
  • Arjun Mudan, violin

3 JUN 2022


14 MAY 2022


14 MAY 2022

  • On The Road
  • Prisoners of Hope: A Recital of Works by Kian Ravaei
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Reedplay Quintet

14 MAY 2022

  • Prisoners of Hope
  • Prisoners of Hope: A Recital of Works by Kian Ravaei
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Calvin Kung, cello

14 MAY 2022

  • Arcadia - Premiere
  • Prisoners of Hope: A Recital of Works by Kian Ravaei
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Christian Gonzales, violin I; Celeste Pena, violin II; Jocelyn Pon, viola; Haley Hedegard, cello

14 MAY 2022

  • Latif - Premiere
  • Prisoners of Hope: A Recital of Works by Kian Ravaei
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Yoshika Masuda, cello; Sean Tang-Wang, piano

14 MAY 2022

  • Outcry
  • Prisoners of Hope: A Recital of Works by Kian Ravaei
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Christian Gonzales, violin

10 MAY 2022


28 APR 2022

  • Outcry
  • Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra “Meet the Music” Concert
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Sarah Thornblade, violin

25 APR 2022

  • Family Photos
  • First Jefferson Unitarian Universalist Church
  • Fort Worth, TX
  • Spectrum Chamber Music Society

22 APR 2022

  • Composing Nostalgia: A Composer's Perspective (Lecture)
  • UCLA Nostalgia, Music and Music Studies Symposium
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Kian Ravaei, speaker

14 APR 2022

  • Advertisements
  • UCLA
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Finn Sagal, baritone; Eliot Fisk, guitar

24 MAR 2022

  • Outcry
  • TUTTI Festival at Denison University
  • Granville, OH
  • Philip Rudd, violin

19 MAR 2022

  • Outcry
  • Boston New Music Initiative "Prismatic Congruency" Series (Online)
  • Arjun Mudan, violin

26 FEB 2022

  • Good Trouble - Premiere
  • Oregon Bach Festival "Music of Hope & Resilience" Concert Series
  • Fear No Music

22 FEB 2022

  • On The Road - Premiere
  • UCLA
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Reedplay Quintet

15 DEC 2021


11 DEC 2021

  • Family Photos
  • Multicultural Arts Center
  • East Cambridge, MA
  • Juventas New Music Ensemble

12 NOV 2021

  • Composing Identity: Notes from an Iranian-American Composer (Lecture)
  • UCLA
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Kian Ravaei, speaker; Christian Gonzalez, violin 1; Alisa Khodos, violin 2; Jocelyn Pon, viola; Haley Hedegard, cello

9 NOV 2021

  • Outcry
  • UCLA
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Christian Gonzalez, violin

29 OCT 2021


15 OCT 2021

  • Outcry - Premiere
  • UCLA
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Christian Gonzalez, violin

8 OCT 2021


10 SEP 2021

  • Virtue - Premiere
  • UCLA (Livestream)
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Michelle Rice, soprano; Paul Floyd, piano

24 JUL 2021

  • Microverse - Premiere
  • Quelque part... (Du vert à l'infini)
  • Château de Fresne-Saint-Mamès, France

6 JUL 2021

  • Family Photos
  • Salastina Happy Hour No. 62, Sounds Promising World Premieres (Livestream)
  • Salastina

19 JUN 2021

  • From the Heart to the Heart - Premiere
  • Fresh Inc Festival (Livestream)
  • Nelson Mendoza, violin; Samantha Peng, viola; Raphael Marnon, cello; Pei-yeh Tsai, piano

15 JUN 2021

  • Lotf Nemīkhâm
  • Suoni Per Il Popolo
  • Deterritorializing the Realm of New Music (Livestream)
  • Anoush Moazzeni, speaking pianist

12 JUN 2021

  • Ideal Conversation
  • UCLA (Livestream)
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Julia Johnson, voice; Valerie Stern, piano

12 JUN 2021

  • Advertisements (excerpts)
  • UCLA (Livestream)
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Kian Ravaei, voice and guitar; Justin Birchell, baritone; Joseph Seyedan, guitar

10 JUN 2021

  • Family Photos - Premiere
  • EMERGE: Solstice Virtual Concert (Livestream)
  • The Julius Quartet

7 JUN 2021

  • Written by Children - Premiere
  • UCLA (Livestream)
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Rachel Boehl, horn

26 MAY 2021


27 APR 2021

  • Ideal Conversation
  • UCLA (Livestream)
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Julia Johnson, voice; Valerie Stern, piano

27 APR 2021

  • Advertisements (excerpts)
  • UCLA (Livestream)
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Kian Ravaei, voice and guitar; Justin Birchell, baritone; Joseph Seyedan, guitar

19 MAR 2021


6 MAR 2021


16 FEB 2021

  • Prisoners of Hope - Premiere
  • UCLA (Livestream)
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Jocelyn Yeh, cello

31 JAN 2021

  • Advertisements - Premiere
  • KC VITAs VOICES OF VITAs (Livestream)
  • Kansas City, Kansas
  • Patrick Graham, baritone; Aleia Gonzales Gulino, guitar

18 DEC 2020


12 DEC 2020

  • Caprice
  • UCLA (Livestream)
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Lavinia Chen, violin; Christopher Ye, cello

27 NOV 2020

  • A Little Consort Music - European Premiere
  • Festival Osmose
  • Espace Toots, Belgium
  • Alexandre Debrus, Bruno Ispiola, Johannes Burghoff; cello

10 NOV 2020

  • A Little Consort Music - Premiere
  • UCLA (Livestream)
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Calvin Kung, Jocelyn Yeh, Peter Walsh; cello

10 NOV 2020

  • Caprice - Premiere
  • UCLA (Livestream)
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Lavinia Chen, violin; Christopher Ye, cello

29 AUG 2020

  • Sestina - Premiere
  • Curtis Institute of Music Young Artist Summer Program Young Composers Marathon
  • Paul Demers, bass clarinet

25 JUL 2020

  • Ideal Conversation - Premiere
  • N.E.O. Voice Festival (Livestream)
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Tiffany-Alaine Solinap Militante, voice; Abraham Ross, piano

6 MAR 2020

  • Duo for Trombone and Piano - Premiere
  • UCLA
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Gwang Hyun Kim, trombone; Hana Kim, piano

5 MAR 2020


25 FEB 2020

  • Migration Variations - Premiere
  • UCLA
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Veola Sun, piano 1; Brandon Zhou, piano 2; Robby Good, perc. 1; Cash Langi, perc. 2

23 NOV 2019


5 NOV 2019


1 AUG 2019