Idin Samimi Mofakham Creative Page

Idin Samimi Mofakham (Persian : آیدین صمیمی مفخم) (born March 11, 1982) is a Persian Composer, Musicologist and Sound Artist.
 

Idin Samimi Mofakham, Iranian composer and musician, was born in 1982 in Tehran. His father is  Kambiz Samimi Mofakham a children’s theater and TV director, actor and puppeteer, and his mother ,Hengameh Mofid is a children’s theater dramatist and university professor.
Samimi Mofakham began music by learning classic guitar and later enrolled at the Tehran Conservatory where he received his B.A. in Classic Guitar (2003–2005). At the same time he founded his first music band  Migrain , an experimental and underground music group, with his sister, Alma Samimi as vocalist and his two friends Pouya Pour-Amin and  Hamed Panahpour Tehrani . Since there was no way to present the group through any authorized Iranian media, they stop performing for a while.
Eventually he enrolled at Yerevan Komitas State Conservatory in 2005 which he received his B.A. and M.A. in composition and musicology from the same conservatory in 2011 under the supervision of his teachers, especially Maestro Ashot Zohrabian.

Idin Samimi Mofakham is an award winning Iranian Composer. His music has been performed in USA, UK, Australia, Canada, Germany, Austria, Georgia, Armenia, Etc.

His works are mostly composed for chamber ensembles and based on traditional and folk music of his homeland Iran. He is a permanent member of Iranian Society of Composers and tutor of Superior Music schools and colleges in Tehran. He is also a founding member of Composition and Music Theory Department at Music Department of University of Applied Science and Technology in Tehran, Iran.


Awards :

- Honorary Diploma from UCMA (Union of Composers and Musicologists of Armenia) for Monologue for Violin solo, Armenian Young  Composers Festival 2008
- First Prize at the Areon Flutes Competition for Pastorale for 3 flutes, International Chamber Music Competition 2009, California, USA

Residencies :


- Ostrava Days 2013, Czech Republic 2013
- 4020 Linz Festival, Austria 2013
- Convergence days in Georgia, 2011

Other Activities :


- Founder member of The Migrain Experimental Music Band. founded in 2002
- Tutor of Superior Music schools and colleges in Tehran. since 2011
- Permanent member of Iranian Society of Composers. since 2011
- Tutor of Composition and Music Theory Department at Music Department of University of Applied Science and Technology in Tehran,  Iran. since 2013
- Founding member of Composition and Music Theory Department at Music Department of University of Applied Science and  Technology in Tehran, Iran. founded in 2013

Contact :

- idin.samimi@gmail.com
- https://plus.google.com/100055786828912507978

External links :


- Idin Samimi Mofakham's Homepage
- Idin Samimi Mofakham's official Sound Cloud Channel
- Idin Samimi Mofakham's official YouTube Channel
- Idin Samimi Mofakham's Wikipedia page




Updated:  August 1, 2013

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