Ravi of Iran Sound
The word ” Ravi ” in Persian culture and language has deep roots and different meanings .
” Ravian “ were messengers who transfer huge heritage of culture , thought and spirit of their nation ideology to future generations . For centuries artists in every nations and folks were transfer emotions to people in their countries and they are cultural messengers for their compatriots in beyond borders who interested in hearing gentle and spiritual music and sounds .
We are small group between numerous of Ravian who our goal is transfer music of Iran to other nations and countries as a member of Persian music. Beyond the clear difference professional works of Ravi group during 20 years , now With Reza Mahdavi , the manager achievements of this musical group are presented after conscious hearing of past maestros’ works , companion with today maestros for learning more about Persian music and attention to musical improvisation as a fact .
1969 was born in Tehran
1975 Learning music when he was 6 years old . His masters for playing Santurwere Nikbin , Hossein Malek , Roya Halaj , Reza Shafieian , Masoud Shenasa, Parviz Meshkatian and Majid Kiani . The other his masters were Mohammad Ali Baharloo ( Music Form ) Esfandiar Ghareh Baghi and VartanSahakian ( Theory and Solfege ) Mohammad Sadeghi ( Mahmud Karimi’s Vocal radif of Persian classical music ) and Karim Saleh Azimi ( Tehran Raido) .
1982 “ Soil “ ( Khak in Persian ) music group
1987 Sirus Ebrahimzadeh, Abdolhay Shamasi and Ali Reza Khamseh were his Masters in one year actor training for theater
1991 Teaching music in different universities , governmental and private music Schools
1993 The first prize for playing Santur in 8th Fajr International Music Festival
1995-2004 Founder and teacher of Soureh University and Manager of music Group of university
1996 Manager of Azar Kimiya Music School
1996- 2011 Playing Santur and the Ravi group’s concert manager in UK, France, Switzerland, Greece , Bosnia & Herzegovina, Hungry , Spain , Turkey , Qatar and …
1997 Playing Santur for music album “ Azar Kimiya “ in memory of Amir Bidarian
1998 Book in title “ Reminding Music and Insight “
1999 Member of Art council for compiling and programming school books , Ministry of Educational and Training
2000 Manager of training group in field of playing Iranian and Western musical Instruments
2002 Member of Iran musical teachers and players
2003-2008 Manager of music center in Hozeh Honari ( Art Center ) Editor of music monthly magazine “ Magham – e Mosighaei “
2005 The first publisher for child music with radif and dastgah of Persian Classical music in title “ Sing Together “
2007-2008 The member of music council , Ministry of Culture & Islamic Guidance
2009 Councillor of Hozeh Honari’s manager , The manager of musical study and Research part of Culture and Art research center
2010 Manager of music center in Hozeh Honari Manager of “ Ravi Azar Kimiya “ artistic – cultural company Book in title “ Croon “ ( Taranom in Persian )
2011 Editor of seasonal music book “ Magham- e Mosighaei “
2011 Music manager in Islamic Contemporary Arts festival – Vahdat music hall
2012 Music manager in “ Iran Art Festival 1404 “ – Andisheh music hall