Parnian Aghaiani – Violin, Viola, Piano
$35/half-hour, $50/45 minutes, $60/hour
Parnian is a passionate and active performer. She began learning the viola at age 11, studying at the Tehran Music Conservatory, and won 2nd prize at the Iran Youth Music competition, in 2016. She also holds a Bachelor of Music from the Tehran University of Art, where she graduated in 2018.
Parnian is a violist who has had vast performance experience all over venues in Iran. In addition to being an active chamber musician, she has worked with professional Iranian orchestras, and was a regular player at both the Tehran Philharmonic Orchestra and the Iran National Orchestra.
As a music teacher, she has worked with the Suzuki & RCM methods in teaching viola and violin for 7 years. Parnian has taught students from as young as five up to seniors. Also, she has had the opportunity to perform in masterclasses or work with great artists such as Joseph Lanza, Marina Thibeault, Michael Van Der Sloot, Damiano Jurano, Luca Sanzo, W.Christian Shulz, Setareh Beheshti, and Arash Gouran. She is currently a member of the Canadian Viola Society.
Parnian moved to Canada in the summer of 2019 to pursue a Master’s Degree in Music Literature & Performance, under the supervision of Professor Sharon Wei and Dr. Caitlin Boyle at Western University. She is honored to be a recipient of the Gordon Jeffery Strings and Chamber Music Graduate Award during her time there.