Guest Author for the University of Toronto’s Music Library-“Bringing Persia to the West: Keeping Culture Alive in Opera”
If you’d like to learn more about Persian life, music, poetry, art forms, and my experiences as a woman opera singer, feel free to read this article.
Presentation at Podium Choral Conference and Festival 2022
In March and April 2021, The Great Canadian Theatre Company (GCTC) Virtual Choir embarked on a journey to connect over 300 participants through technological means previously thought impossible. This online presentation outlines pedagogical, technological, and accessibility approaches that resulted in the success of this ensemble, which became the largest choir in Ottawa’s history.
Celebrating Asian Heritage Month with the Canadian Opera Company
Not only do I feel privileged to be supporting this initiative as part of my work with the Community Partnerships and Programs teams, but I will also be singing during this showcase series on May 19th featuring a Persian song by Afarin Mansouri Tehrani.