Active violin & viola player
Parisa Pirzadeh has first-hand experience of performing on Violin and Viola from her numerous previous positions and achievements. She started playing the violin at the age of 10 when she was sent to Tehran Music School to study music. Prior to graduation, she started professional career as a violist in Tehran symphony orchestra for four continuous years.
Shortly after graduation, she has started a collaboration with POURIAMEHR music studio in Tehran as a private violin tutor for another 6 years. During this period she performed various both solo and group performances, attending many overseas orchestra including Czech television sound stage as the most recent one. She won the plaque of honor for her album ‘Vocalise’ from Fajr international music festival in Tehran.
After immigration to the UK she began to seek an exciting opportunity and has performed in various UK Orchestras as a Viola player, including Queen Charlotte Orchestra made up of entirely women of color to celebrate the release of queen charlotte: a Bridgerton story on Netflix.
Playing one of the most ancient string instruments (Ghaychak) has been another notable achievement that she has been working through, in which the music combines with beautiful Sufi music and whirling dervish dance and poetry.