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Recent Performances


2 JUL 2022

  • Fantasy Variations (On a Theme by Dvořák) — Premiere
  • Hidden Valley
  • Carmel Valley, CA
  • Tien-Hsin Cindy Wu, violin; David Samuel, viola; Drew Petersen, piano

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

12 JUN 2022

  • Unstoppable - Premiere
  • Copland House
  • Cortlandt Manor, NY
  • Music from Copland House Ensemble

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
  • 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

  • California Suite
  • Center for New Music
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Sleight Ensemble

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

  • California Suite - Premiere
  • Vernon Salon Series
  • Oakland, CA
  • Sleight Ensemble

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


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


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