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May 19 2024

Music of Iran

Schoenberg Hall View Program

Students enrolled in the Iranian Music minor will collaborate with their instructors and other professional musicians to perform Iranian Classical music. Directed by Dr. Shahab Paranj, the newly created Iranian Ensemble performs pieces by Iranian classical composers from different eras, including Darvish Khān, Jalil Andalibi, Parviz Meshkatian, Bijan Kamkar, and Shahab Paranj.

Iranian Ensemble

Pejman Hadadi
Naghmeh Sarang
Daisy Faragher
Yaron Cherniak
Michael Aboutboul
Ezra Hapner
Shahab Paranj
Sirvan Manhoobi

Iranian Music Minor Instructors

Shahab Paranj
Pejman Hadadi
Behzad Nadimi
Soheil Nadimi

This concert is made possible thanks to generous support from the Farhang Foundation and The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music Departments of Ethnomusicology and Music.

Like most of The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music’s programs, this event is FREE! Register in advance for this event via the link below. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the event.  Seating is on a first-come, first-seated basis. Early arrival is recommended. Registrants receive priority up until 15 minutes before the event.

While Inside the Venue:

No Food or Drink allowed in the building.


This event is FREE! No RSVP required. Early arrival is recommended.


Self-service parking is available at UCLA’s Parking Structure #2 for events in Schoenberg Music Building and the Evelyn and Mo Ostin Music Center. Costs range from $4 for 1 hour to $15 for all day. Evening rates (after 4 p.m.) are $3-$5 for 1 to 2 hours and $10 for all night. Learn more about campus parking.


The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music is eager to provide a variety of accommodations and services for access and communications. If you would like to request accommodations, please do so 10 days in advance of the event by emailing ADA@schoolofmusic.ucla.edu or calling (310) 825-0174.


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Food and drink may not be carried into the theaters. Thank you!


The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music acknowledges the Gabrielino/Tongva peoples as the traditional land caretakers of Tovaangar (the Los Angeles basin and So. Channel Islands). As a land grant institution, we pay our respects to the Honuukvetam (Ancestors), ‘Ahiihirom (Elders) and ‘Eyoohiinkem (our relatives/relations) past, present and emerging.