Nima Atrkar
Biography

Nima A Rowshan began studying music at childhood by playing the piano. By entering the Art University of Tehran in 2005, he studied with Hamed Mohajer & Sharif Lotfi, and in the same time he started composition experimentally and through studying the great composers. Nima later attended master classes of Alireza Mashayekhi. He co-founded Ensemble-M in 2006 to perform & introduce contemporary classical music in Iran. In 2009 he decided to pursue further studies with Michel Merlet at the ècole normale de musique de Paris. His works have been performed variously in festivals and events. Rowshan’s music has been also published in “Silence-Rest” album under Hermes Records in 2011.

List of Works

Philip Glass; Russian Fatalism or American Whateverism for 2 Pianos (2009)
Tape Ostinato for Piccolo, Flute, Clarinet, Percussions, Guitar, Electric Bass, Electronics (2010)
String Quartet no.1 (2010)
Dedicated to Adel Pousamadi and Ali Hmadifar String Quartet
“Silence-Rest” Hermes Records
HER-070
Silence- Rest Concert by Hermes Records. 2015. Tehran – IRAN
Tehran; City of the craws for 4 Violins, 2 Violas, 2 Cellos, 2 Double Basses (2010)
Dedicated to Ardavan Vossoughi
Passing for Guitar Solo (2009)
Dedicated to Ardeshir Hemmati
“Goorah” by Arqanoon Records – performed by Mahyar Hemmati
Dark Clouds for String Quartet & Piano (2011)
Dedicated to Tania Farize
“Silence-Rest” Hermes Records
HER-070
Silence- Rest Concert by Hermes Records. 2015. Tehran – IRAN
Death of a thousand thought for Piccolo, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Percussions, Violin, Viola, Cello, Double bass (2011)
String Quartet No.2 (2012)
We’re so used to see the objects in real scale for Flute, Bass Clarinet, Percussions, Guitar, Cello (2012)
Comissioned by Tehran Annual Pixel art Festival
Music for a V shaped Ensemble 2 for 2 Piccolos, Clarinet, Horn, Percussions, Piano, Cello, Doublebass (2013)
Non-Moderato for Violin, Viola, Piano, Percussion (2014)
Tehran contemporary music week. 2014 – Tehran, IRAN
Non-et for flute, Clarinet, Horn, Percussions, Piano, Cello, Double bass ( 2014)
Dedicated to Farnood Haghanipour
Non-Sotto Voce for Oboe, Percussions, Piano, Viola, Cello, Double bass(2015)
Sextet for Piano, Percussions, String Quartet( 2015)
Dedicated to Mahmoud, Nadieh & Mohammad Mir Moshashai
Ghanbarimehr Ensemble, 2015 – Tehran-IRAN
Ana-proximi for Flute, Trumpet, Percussions, Piano, 2Violins, Viola, Cello, Double bass (2015)
Composition with two large plates for Piano Solo (4 hand Piano)
Dedicated to Piet Mondrian
Short study with musical modules for Clarinet, Percussions, Electric Guitar, Viola, Cello (2016)

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