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Shiraz Arts Academy آموزشگاه فرهنگی هنری شیراز
3680 Stevens Creek Blvd., Suite E, San Jose, California 95117
A night of Persian Classical music in an intimate setting.
Mojgan Shajarian: Vocal
Amir Nojan: Setar
September 14 & 15 at 8:00pm
Mojgan Shajarian is an Iranian musician, painter, and graphic designer. Mojgan holds a BA in Music from Honar University in Iran and a BA in Painting and a MA in Graphic Design from Azad University in Iran. She has studied under distinguished Iranian musicians and performed in more than 60 concerts around the world with the acclaimed Iranian master musician (her father), Maestro Mohammad Reza Shajarian and the Shahnaz Ensemble. In addition to receiving awards and high marks for her musical talents, she paints and researches the relationship between art and music. She is also a master in Persian calligraphy. Mojgan currently lives in Southern California where she teaches Persian classical singing (Awaz) and Setar to her students.
Amir Nojan is a virtuoso setar (small fretted Persian lute) player, based in California for the past six years. Born in Shiraz, Iran, he studied with some of the modern masters of traditional Persian music including Dariush Tala’i, Mohammad Reza Lotfi, and Jalal Zolfanoun. �He has performed many concerts in Iran, Europe, and America as a composer, soloist, improviser, and ensemble player. Amir Nojan has collaborated with renowned musicians such as Alim Qasimov and Shahram Nazeri at Stanford University. �Amir founded the first professional academy for teaching Persian music and arts named “Shiraz Arts Academy” in Northern California (San Jose).