See Roozbeh at the Performer-Composer Showcase on Thursday July 12th.
Roozbeh Tabandeh is an Iranian musician, born in Shiraz and now living in Montreal. Having a Master's degree in architecture, he is also known as a composer, conductor, a violinist and Iranian Santur player. He studied music composition at Concordia University under the supervision of Sandeep Bhagwati and Georges Dimitrov. At the same time, he extended his violin technique with Clemens Merkel. Before moving to Canada, He has studied music composition and performance with some of the most well-known Iranian musicians including Hossein Dehlavi, Kambiz Roshan Ravan, Arsalan Kamkar, etc. He has also participated in conducting master classes held by Manuchehr Sahbai (former conductor of Tehran symphony orchestra.)
He established “Hengam Orchestra” in Shiraz, Iran which was active for near ten years and he conducted the orchestra from 2002 to 2011. Later, he founded “Hengam string quartet” in which he played the first violin and had many performances and concert tours presenting western classical repertoire as well as the Iranian art music to the audience.
His compositions are performed and recorded by several ensembles around the globe including the Quatuor Bozzini in Montreal, Ensemble Arkea under the baton of Dina Gilbert, Orchestre Symphonique de l'Isle with Cristian Gort as the conductor, Iran string orchestra under the direction of Manuchehr Sahbai, etc.