Silkroad's Global Musician Workshop 2022

I had th utmost pleasure of attending the Silkroad's Global Musician Workshop 2022, where I had the wonderful opportunity of meeting and making music with some of the most profound musicians of our time. We rehearsed, engaged in thoughtful conversations and shared meals, sharing our musical experiences and journeys. The workshop culminated in a two-night performance festival in New England Conservatory's dazzling Jordan Hall:

Learning to Appreciate (Musical) Diversity

I had the immense pleasure of having a discussion about "Learning to Appreciate (Musical) Diversity" with the multiple Grammy Nominee and Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellow Miguel Zenón:

Iranian Drums at The World Drumming Class (UW-Madison)

(Image adapted from Wikipedia) This is a slide deck I used for the talk I gave on Nov. 21, 2011 in World Drumming class, School of Music, UW-Madison, instructed by Dr. Todd Hammes.


This is a piece I've composed for Tambour (ancient Iranian/Kurdish lute).



I arranged and performed a piece from Maestro Alinezhad for 3 Tambours, a Baglama and 2 Dafs.


Buschman Lab
Princeton Neuroscience Institute