Amin Sharifi (1993)
Biography

Internationally acclaimed composer, Amin Sharifi (1993) belongs to the third generation of Iranian contemporary musicians. Sharifi’s music has been performed by such new-music ensembles as JACK Quartet, Hypercube, S.E.M., Luna Nova, DissonArt, Duo Sequenza, Pierrot-Tehran, and Breakout, and orchestras including the Indiana Philharmonic and the Arturo Toscanini Philharmonic. His works have been performed in the U.S., France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, and his home Iran, at eviMus 2018, first and third TCMF, Druskomanija Festival, and RISUONANZE 2018. His works have been called “creative, individualistic and artistic” by the critiques of Juilliard School of Music, and “product of an unbridled imagination” by Memphis Daily News. In summer 2017, his triple concerto TrombionOphone or Riders in the Field of Hope for soprano saxophone, trombone and accordion was the first -prize winner of the XXIII Edition of International Composition competetition Competition Concorso 2 Agosto and was performed by the Arturo Toscanini Philharmonic Orchestra in Piazza Maggiore in Bologna, Italy. Amin Sharifi studied composition at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music. He has had lessons with Georg Friedrich Haas, Krzysztof Penderecki, Sven-David Sandström, Peter Ablinger, Tansy Davies, Nader Mashayekhi, Dai Fujikura, Augusta Read Thomas, George Nussbaumer, Rolf Wallin, Alex Mincek, Kate Soper, Ken Ueno, John Gibson, Nina C. Young, Sean Shepherd, Mehdi Hosseini, David Dzubay, and Don Freund.

List of Works

Mise-en-scène for String Quartet  (2018)
Music for New Choreography for String Quartet (2018)
Koocheh Baghi for tenor saxophone, vibraphone, piano, and guitar (2018)
Minimum Different Enough Details for violin duo (2018)
Permutation for solo flute (2018)
Veni, Vidi, Amaivi for String quintet, Brass Sextet, piano and choir (2017)
Night, Silence, Desert for prepared piano and live electronics (2017)
Time Quake for solo piano (2017)
NeyRiz for flute, clarinet, violin, and cello (2016)
Gloria Patri II for Flute Choir (2016)
Gloria Patri for two pianos and flute (2016)
Unnecessary details for flexible ensemble and tape (2016)
Monologue for the Loneliness of the Composer II for solo flute (2016)
Quintet No.2 “Written improvisation” for violin, cello, flute, clarinet, Piano (2015)
Why should be like this? for flute, Clarinet and violin alto (2015)
L’après-midi pluvieux sur juillet for piano solo (2015)
It will be finished quickly for piano solo (2015)
The Painter’s Brutal Gesture for piano solo (2015)
Exhibition for piano solo (2015)
Seven Colors Tiles IV-VIII for piano solo (2015)
A hovering Idea for piano solo (2015)
Si voce m’entende? for flexible ensemble (2015)
Monologue for loneliness Of The Composer I for Clarinet Solo (2015)
Persian Quartet for Iranian Traditional Instruments (2015)
Maximums and Minimums for flexible ensemble (2015)
The Fucked up Situations for String Quartet (2015)
Unnecessary Details for String Quartet (2015)
Sparse Texture for String Quartet (2015)
Persian Tendency for solo piano (2015)
Enigma for flute trio (2015)
Seven Color Tile I-IV for flute and guitar (2014)
Murdered in his labyrinth for flute and guitar (2014)
Prelude for flute and guitar (2014)
The Game for flute and guitar (2014)
Short piano impressions for Piano solo (2014)
Today is the first day of your future for violin solo (2014)
String Quartet No.1 (2014)
Eastern Crossroad for Solo Flute (2013)
Quintet No.1 “Lamentoso” for violin, cello, flute, clarinet, Piano (2013)
Les couleurs à la déclivité for solo piano (2013)

Zeno’s Paradox for grand orchestra (2018)
TrombionOphone triple concerto for soprano saxophone, trombone and accordion (2017)

Sketches for a Capella for SATB on a poem by Rumi and Ahmad Shamlou  (2013)

Plectrum 8 channel fixed media (2017)
Strumest 4 channel fixed media (2018)