PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara
Address: Department of Music
Music Building # 1315
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Bahram Osqueezadeh teaches in the Music Department at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He completed his Masters (2001) in Composition and Technology at University of California Irvine and received his Ph.D. (2009) in Composition from University of California, Santa Barbara. His compositions range from chamber and orchestral music to electronic and computer generated works to purely Persian-music compositions. His recent works focus on multi-cultural music, with a particular emphasis on the cross-cultural compositions between Middle East and Western classical methods. Dr. Osqueezadeh is Co-founder and Director of the Dārvak Institute of Music in Iran. A multi-instrumentalist, he plays many Western and Persian instruments and as a soloist, composer, and conductor, Osqueezadeh has appeared on many radio and television programs in Iran, Europe and the United States.