23 June - 21:00 - Roudaki Hall

Kelariz Keshavarz

Flutist Kelariz Keshavarz is an international award-winning musician in classical and contemporary flute playing, performing solo, chamber, and orchestral works. She has performed as principal and guest principal flute with Tehran Symphony, Tehran National orchestra, Tehran Philharmonic, Parsian Orchestra, Nilper Orchestra, Camerata Orchestra, SouthSide Philharmonic Orchestra with Patrick Clark, and on the Odyssey Chamber Series under the baton of Kirk Trevor, performing around the world in the countries Iran, Austria, Lebanon, and the United States. Passionate about contemporary music, Kelariz has performed in many festivals including Tehran Contemporary Music Festival (TCMF) in Iran, and Missouri International Composers Festival (MICF) in the United States and has participated in multiple world premieres. An active soloist, Kelariz performed contemporary flute concerto by Kambiz Roshanravan with the Camerata Orchestra that was the award-winner in 23rd International Fajr Festival in Tehran. She has also performed concertos with the Tehran Flute Choir and Nilper String Orchestra. Kelariz presented solo recitals at Fajr International Festival, Tehran Contemporary Music Festival, and Iran Flute Society.
Honors include Artist Presentation Society Award, the Emerging Artist Award from University of Missouri, Missouri Music Teachers Association Collegiate Division Award, Fajr International Music Festival Award, and the Youth and Music Festival Award in Tehran. Kelariz received her first master’s degrees in Music Performance from University of Tehran where she studied with Dr. Azin Movahed, and her second master’s from University of Missouri with Professor Alice K. Dade in Music Performance. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Music Performance at Stony Brook University with legendary flutist Carol Wincenc.


Amin Sharifi Monologue for the loneliness of composer II (2016)
Rouzbeh Rafiei The Sleepwalker sonnet (2016)
Alireza Mashayekhi Permutation (1969)
Saeed Alijani The Unfinished Tales No.1 (2018)
Nima Atrkar Rowshan Holh (2018)
Mehdi Khayami Mastoor (2016)
Ali Radman Cold moments in Darrus (2018)
Amir Eslami The oriental wind (2018)
Reza Nakisa Impression (2017)
Ali Gorji Solo for flute (2018)