Updated: Nov 6
Instructor: Faramarz Rashidi
Different Method books, Theory and technique books would be chosen for each student according to his or her skill level and goals. Students would also work on a repertoire of the most beautiful and famous classical, persian, and pop songs along with the standard materials. Advanced Students might be selected to perform in the CZC events and festivals, or in the events outside CZC. CZC piano ensemble is also a great tool to boost the students’ skills, and motivate them. Students would be introduced to other students of the same level in order to play 4hands pieces together. Students who want to take the MTAC Certificate of Merit tests or RCM would also have the option to go in that route and learn the required materials.
About Faramarz Rashidi;
Faramarz has been working with students of all ages and skill levels for more than ten years. Along with his teaching career he has worked with several choirs, he conducted Farhangsara Sarv choir and Fravahar choir in Tehran for 5 years, and performed in several prestigious music festivals such as Fajr International Music Festival. Faramarz started learning piano at the age of 8. He took music courses and participated in masterclasses in Tehran Conservatory of Music and Tehran University of Art. His teachers were notable musicians and conductors such as Pooyan Azadeh, Keyvan Mirhadi, Serjik Mirzaian, and Milad Omranloo with whom he studied piano and choral conducting. He is currently studying piano with Dr. Kirill Gliadkovsky.