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From Isfahan to Irvine

April 18, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Cubberley Auditorium

Free and open to the public. No RSVP required. Event is in English.

Hossein Omoumi is a scholar and musician from Isfahan, Iran. He currently teaches at UC Irvine. A new documentary about his life and innovative teaching style will also be screened. After, Hossein will discuss and demonstrate the structure of classical Persian music by singing and playing the Ney, with vocals from Jessika Kenney, santur accompaniment from Faraz Minooie, and Sina Dehghani playing the tombak.

Event Sponsor: 
Hamid and Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies and the Festival of Iranian Arts
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