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Curriculum Vitae Personal Informations: Name and Surname : Arshia Samsaminia Nationality: Iranian Residence Country: Finland (2016-2017) Georgia (2012-2017) Iran (Home Country) Estonia (2017-2019) Born : 20.03.1989 Place of Birth : Tehran,Iran Email : arshiaa@icloud.com Phone : Estonia (+372) 5879 4873

Education: ●

2017-2018 Estonian Academy of Music , Master in Composition , Tallinn , Estonia ● 2016-2017 Sibelius Academy of Music , Exchange Student , Composition , Finland ● 2012-2016 Tbilisi State Music Conservatoire , Undergraduate student of Music Composition , Georgia ● 2004-2009 Tehran Music School of Sooreh , High School Diploma in Music ,Iran

Certificates and Awards : ● ● ● ● ● ●

2017 DoRa+ Scholarship European Regional Investment , Estonian Academy of Music and Theater 2016 Erasmus+ Award and Scholarship , Sibelius Academy of Music , Finland 2016 Lecturer at International Scholarly-Artistic Conference Lòdź Academy of Music , Poland 2015 Jazz Improvisation , Berklee College of Music online course 2014 Honor Diploma for piano composition , “Perform me Festival” , Yerevan , Armenia 2014 Certificate for successful participation in Batumi Contemporary Music


Festival , Georgia

Residencies and selected works :

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Selected Composer at Estonian Music Days 2018 , Tallinn Contemporary Sinfonietta 2018 Residence composer at MIXTUR 2018 Contemporary Music Festival , Barcelona , Spain Selected composer/composer in residence by UNM Nordisk Music Festival , Iceland 2017 Selected composer by MIXTUR 2017 Contemporary Music Festival , Barcelona,Spain Selected composer by Garage Ensemble’s call for proposal 2017-2018 , Germany/ Finland Selected composer at ART & SCIENCE DAY 2016 , Bourges , France Selected composer at AEPEX CONTEMPORARY PERFORMANCE , Michigan , USA Residence composer at Garda International Music Masters , Garda , Italy Selected composer at UMKC Composition workshop final concert , Kansas Missouri Music Conservatory , USA

Festivals attendance : ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ●

Estonian Music Days 2018 Mixtur 2018 Barcelona , Spain Sound of Stockholm 2017 UNM Nordisk Music Festival 2017 Iceland Poznań Contemporary Music Festival 2017 Eufonija Festival 2017 Serbia Lerici Music Festival “Suoni Dal Golfo” 2017 Italy MIXTURE 2017 Contemporary Music Festival , Barcelona,Spain MUTEFEST 2016 Electronic Music Festival , Finland Tehran International Contemporary Music Festival 2016 and 2017 , Iran Batumi International Contemporary Music Festival 2014 , Georgia Yerevan “Perform me” contemporary Music Festival 2014 , Armenia

Remarkable Collaborations :

2018 Tallinn Sinfonietta Project , April 2018 ● 2018 Ensemble Garage from Germany , Helsinki April 2018


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2017 Sepia Ensemble from Poland , Poznań Contemporary Music Festival and 2nd International Tehran Contemporary music festival 2017 Proxima Centauri Residence Ensemble in Mixtur 2017 Festival 2016 "Stockholm Saxophone Quartet" as composer for Tehran Contemporary Fest ,Iran 2016 Guest Member of Marc Vilanova Electro-Acoustic Free Improvisation concert in Helsinki,Finland 2015 Orchestrating music project with GEPO orchestra under supervising of UNESCO held in Paris,France

Workshops and Masterclasses participation : ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ●

2018 Composition Master Class Tristan Murail , Rebeca Saunders , Alexander Schubert Barcelona , Spain 2017 Composition Master Class , Klaus Lang , Michael Finnissy , Gabriel Prokofiev 2017 Composition Master Class , Pierluigi Billone , Fabian Panisello, Daniele Bravi, Barcelona,Spain 2017 Composition Masterclass , Georg Friedrich Haas , Tallinn Estonia 2016 Composition Master Class , Karlheinz Essl , Sibelius Academy of Music Finland 2016 Timbral and Spectral music composition , Mauro Montalbetti , Italy 2015 Spectral music composition , Manolis Vlitakis from UDK University , Georgia 2014 Avant-Gard and Electronic Composition , Francois Bernard Mache , Tbilisi 2014 Electronic and Contemporary music Notation , George Hajdu , Tbilisi 2014 Free Improvisation , Reso Kiknadze , Georgia

Concerts and Performed Compositions (Excerpts) : (Poland , Sweden , France, Finland , Spain ,Serbia, Italy , USA , Georgia , Armenia , Iran , Uzbekistan) ● ● ● ● ●

“Earth In Ashes” Tallinn Sinfonietta , April 2018 , Tallinn Estonia , Estonian Music Days 2018 2018 Gravity for Piano and Electronics ,Mixtur Barcelona Festival 2018 , Ricardo Descalzo , Spain Barcelona 2018 “Sabā The Wind” for Alto Saxophone and Chamber Orchestra , Slovenian Philharmonic Hall , Ljubljana 2017 “4our” for Saxophone Quartet performed by STOCKHOLM SAXOPHONE QUARTET , Norkoping Sweden 2017 “Time , Space and Illusion” for Saxophone and Percussions , Sound of Stockholm


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2017 “New Miniature” for Soprano Sax and Marimba , Barcelona Mixtur Festival,Spain 2017 “ Totally Enigmatic” for Chamber Ensemble , Sepia Ensemble Poland , Tehran 2017 “ SoundScapeS for Solo Accordion , Novi Sad Eufonija Festival 2017 , Serbia 2016 “Constructive Imaginary#1” SINCOPPI KORVAT AUKI concert series #2 , Helsinki Finland, Lòdź Poland 2016 “4our” for Saxophone Quartet performed by STOCKHOLM SAXOPHONE QUARTET , Iran , Tehran 2016 “In a trice” performed by Andrea Dinda , Garda International Master Festival , Italy 2016 “In Memoriam” for solo Viola , Kansas Missouri conservatory , USA 2016 First Premiere of “Metro Project” work in ART & SCIENCE DAYS 2016 Bourges France and Second premiere by AEPEX CONTEMPORARY PERFORMANCE in Michigan USA 2015 “ Disabling a bomb inside the Piano” for Piano Solo and 4 performers , Tbilisi Contemporary Ensemble 2015 “From east to the west” for String Quartet , Performed by Omnibus Ensemble , Uzbekistan 2015 “Samā” for Persian folk instrument and Laptop Electronics , Performed by Arshia Samsaminia(Setar) Nikoloz Davitashvili (Laptop) , Tbilisi international musicologists festival 2015 “Parce Domine” for Septet Ensemble , Performed by Tbilisi Contemporary Music Ensemble 2014 “Gravity” for Electric Guitar and Laptop Electronics , Batumi Contemporary Music Festival , Georgia 2014 “In outside” for solo Piano , Performed by Anahit Hakopian , Khachaturian Museum Recital Hall , Yerevan Armenia

Samsaminia cv 2018  
Samsaminia cv 2018  
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