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Composer Kamyar Mohajer combines the influences of Eastern modality with a unique approach to harmony, counterpoint and poly-tonality. He has studied composition and orchestration with the celebrated composer and Juilliard faculty member, Behzad Ranjbaran, as well as with award-winning Stanford composer Giancarlo Aquilanti.

Posted: Jan-22-2018
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Iranian-Canadian-American composer Kamyar Mohajer says he draws on his multicultural background for inspiration. An example of that blend of traditions will be premiered at this weekend's concert by the Rockford Symphony Orchestra. But even as he balances those influences, he also has to balance composing with a career in Silicon Valley.

Posted: Feb-9-2018
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