Vancouver Philharmonic Orchestra’s Composer-in-Residence

I am extremely grateful to the Vancouver Philharmonic Orchestra‘s (VPO) board for their unanimous vote to appoint me as their inaugural composer-in-residence. I am particularly proud to have had a role in shaping this new and exciting position, which will not only help me and my future successors in further cultivating our skills as orchestral composers, but […]

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Third Win at SOCAN Foundation Awards

The soundtrack for Zyra, a film by Alee Gaytan and Jorelle Miranda, wins second prize at the SOCAN Foundation Awards for Audio Visual composers. This marks my third win at SOCAN Foundation Awards after winning two first prizes in 2011 and 2012. A great thank you to Janna Sailor, and Albertina Chan (Cordei) for their […]

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Review of DaCapo Chamber Choir’s Performance of Black Riders

Published on Wed., Mar 05, 2014 Source Chamber choir concert brings promise of spring Valerie Hill | Waterloo Region Record KITCHENER — A DaCapo Chamber Choir concert is always a transcendent experience, largely because the music is chosen to convey an idea, create a specific mood. This weekend, the mood will be pretty much the […]

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First Prize at the United States International Duo Piano Competition

Piano Pinnacle pleased to announce that we have won the First Prize at the United States International Duo Piano Competition (USIDPC). This has been a wonderful way to start 2014, and we are now enjoying a beautiful snowy day in Colorado Springs. We would like to also congratulate the duos of Bellani e Peroni from Italy […]

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Live Radio Performance and Interview on CiTR Radio

Source: Piano Pinnacle On Monday, September 16, 2013, from 6 – 7 pm, Piano Pinnacle will perform live on the air of CiTR radio, 101.9 FM in Vancouver. The program, 4:33, hosted by Gregory Gan is a dedicated to showcasing Canadian composers and performers of new music. Tune in for this live performance, as well as a live interview with […]

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Negah Magazine Feature Article

Iman was featured in a front-page article on Negah Magazine, focusing on his recent composition, Voyage (piano sonata), and its performance at the opening of the Museum of Anthropology’s exhibition, Safar. The article is in Persian language:

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