• Taees Gheirati


    Taees Gheirati was born in Mashhad, Iran. As a girl, she sang with her mother and began playing the santour at the age of ten. Her studies led to the University of Tehran, where she received a degree in Iranian Classical Music. Gheirati completed a Master’s in Ethnomusicology at the Tehran University of Art. Ethnomusicology brought her to UBC, where she is a second-year student in the doctoral program. Gheirati has maintained a career as a solo santour player and has performed as both player and singer with a variety of ensembles.

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