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CONCERT: Songs of My Homeland

Source: Diaspora Arts Connection

"Diaspora Arts Connection" and "Gilgamesh Art & Culture Foundation" Are pleased to present a very unique combination of World Music of Shirazi, Assyrian, Ghoochani, Armenian, Kurdish, Jewish, Gorgani, Azeri and Persian cultures, under the baton of Honiball Joseph. The concert will feature talented solo singers, "Iranian Choir of America" and "Gilgamesh Philharmonic Orchestra".

Solo Singers: Parisa VaalehAmirhossein Kiani
Director of Choir: Maziar Atrian
Graphic Designer: Hassan Nozadian


Date & Time: Saturday, February 25 at 7 PM - 10 PM
Venue: Visual and Performing Arts Center
21250 Stevens Creek Blvddyyd, Cupertino, California 95014
Tickets:  (please enter discount code DAC)
General Advance: $40 (will be $50 at door), Gold Advance: $75 (will be $85 at door), Student/Senior (online only, must present ID at door): $25.

About Conductor Honiball Joseph:

Honiball Joseph, an Iranian-Assyrian musician, born in Mashhad on January 2, 1971, is a composer, conductor, pianist, and the founder of the Messiah Ensemble and the Beneil Music Academy, and is currently President of Gilgamesh Art & Culture Foundation.

Honiball Joseph

He started learning music experimentally at the age of 3. He studied classical music in the Conservatory of Tehran and at the University of Art in Tehran. In 1999, he founded the "Messiah Ensemble" where he introduced a new style of performance to the Iranian audience and offered them a different experience of music. He has been instructing music since 1986, and, In 2002, he established the "Beneil Music Academy", where he trained young musicians for many years. In 2007 and 2008, he held two fine arts exhibitions in Tehran. For Years he held many concerts, including some in the most prestigious venues of Iran, as well as in other countries. In 2013, he performed an Assyrian fusion concert, and arranged and recorded the works. In 2013 and 2014 he provided his audience with a new experience by mixing novel ideas in music with other forms of fine arts, and achieved a new approach by performing art in the form of a combination of improvised music with painting or dance. He performed "Rangahang", a duet of canvas and piano at the Tehran Contemporary Museum of Arts, in 2013, and "Tanahang", a duet of body expression and piano at the Tehran City Theater, in 2014. In 2015, he established the non-profit organization "Gilgamesh Art & Culture Foundation" in USA. In 2015, he founded the "Iranian Choir of America" and in 2016 the "Gilgamesh Philharmonic Orchestra". Some of his professional characteristics consist of: innovating in performances, creating artistic events, composing various pieces, holding concerts.

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