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Shahrokh Yadegari: A Window

Shahrokh Yadegari (UCSD Music) Faculty

Shahrokh Yadegari, composer, sound designer, and producer, has collaborated with such  artists as Peter Sellars, Robert Woodruff, Maya Beiser, Steven Schick, Vibeke Sorensen, Yolande  Snaith, John Malashock, David Schweiszer, Michael Dessen, Keyavash Nourai, Hossein Omoumi, and Siamak Shajarian. He has  performed and his music and sound designs have been presented internationally in United  States, Canada, Chile, Europe, China, Australia, and Cuba in such venues as the Carnegie  Hall, Festival of Arts and Ideas, Ravinia Festival, Ruhr-Triennale, Vienna Festival, Holland  Festival, Forum Barcelona, Japan America Theatre, the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC), the Institut fur Neue Musik und Musikerziehung (Darmstadt), Judah L. Magnes Museum in Berkeley, and Contemporary Museum of Art, San Diego. Yadegari holds a BS in  Electrical Engineering from Purdue University a Master’s in Media Arts and Sciences from MIT’s Media Lab, and a Ph.D. in music from University of California, San Diego. He has  worked at Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique (IRCAM), founded by Pierre Boulez, and he is one of the founders and artistic director of Kereshmeh Records and  Persian Arts Society. Yadegari was the Chair for the subcommittee of the Digitally Mediated  Performances of the Art Gallery at SIGGRAPH 2007 in San Diego. He is currently on the  faculty as Head of Design at the department of Theatre and Dance at University of California,  San Diego, where he has founded a new progressive program in Sound Design. Among his  recent collaborations are (The New) Ur Sonata with Steven Schick, Stay the Hand with John  Malashock, Tobacco Road with David Schweiser, Provenance with Maya Beiser and Robert  Woodruff, and Tower Sounds performed in Tower by Ann Hamilton on Oliver Ranch.

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