موسس و مدیر
آموزشگاه پارسی کوروش
Founder and Executive Director
Cyrus Persian Academy
1323 Shepard Drive Suit D, Sterling, VA 20164
Have you ever wished to learn Farsi language or about the Iranian culture, but thought that was too difficult? Well do not fear! You can achieve this through Cyrus Academy thanks to our well experienced teachers who teach students from all backgrounds and of all experience levels.
CYRUS ACADEMY FACULTY Staff:
Siamak Hassani, Piano Teache, has over 20 years experience in both classical and modern music. He also has many years as a vocal teacher. Private lessons only. 3 years +.
Najmeh Asadi, has over 3 years experience in teaching Farsi in first and second grades level. Her sense of humor and patience make her a lovable teacher who priders herself on her ability to help beginners learn Farsi easier.Type your paragraph here.
Zahra Rastgoo, has over 8 years experience in teaching Farsi up to fifth grade. She has great patience and care, which helps her in teaching younger students.Type your paragraph here.
Layla M. Hashemi, has over 10 years experience playing both persian and Western classical violin. With over 3 years experience in traditional middle eastern dance, Miss Layla is also a college professor of international relations as well as Middle Eastern and Islamic studies and has a strong passion for Iranian culture and farsi language. Type your paragraph here.
Jilla Shambayati, has almost 30 years of experience in teaching Persian language, history and also English language in Europe and the U.S. Teaching is her passion and she has proven this through her long years of experience. Well educated and well-traveled, Jilla is an extremely devoted teacher.
Kazem Davoudian received his BA degree in music from University of Tehran, College of Music and Dramatic Arts, in 1980. His performance skills were enriched by the notable teachers Esmaeel Tehrani (Santur) and Bahman Rajabi (Tonbak). His has also studied under supervision of renowned composers such as Kambiz Roshan-Ravan, Shahin Farhat and Mostafa Kamal Pourtorab
During the years 1983-1989 he dedicated much of his time to composing music. He was commissioned to write a number of works for the Tehran Symphony Orchestra and the Chamber Orchestra of Tehran by the Iranian National Radio and Television. These include: The Mystery of Life, Asmar, and Shorydeh; to name a few. Soundtrack for the movie “Grand Cinema” and “Think of the Kind Mountain” (A documentary by Khosro Sinaei) are among his other works.
After migrating to the United States he has continued contributing to the growth and development of Persian Music through performing, composing and teaching. He toured the U.S. and Canada with Hossein Alizadeh and the Dastan Ensemble in 1991. Since then he formed Haftahang Music Center and conducted master classes in many Universities in the U.S.
His recent activities include a number of solo performances and conducting his Orchestral works performed by various Ensembles in places such as Wolftrap, Masonic National Memorial Theater and The Kennedy Center in Washington metropolitan area. He has released 4 albums and his composition on a poem by “Nima Youchidje” for vocalist Mohammad-Reza Shajarian is to be released soon.
Lessons in traditonal persian instruments including santur, tar, setar, daf and tonbak.
Private lessons only. Monday, Weds, Saturday.
OUR INSTRUCTORS ARE EXPERIENCED EDUCATORS. THEY ARE DEDICATED TO TEACHING FARSI LANGUAGE AND OTHER SUBJECTS. EACH MEMBER OF OUR STAFF PRACTICES HIS/HER OWN METHOD AT THE ACADEMY, FOSTERING A STRONG SENSE OF COMMUNITY FOR LEARNERS OF ALL BACKGROUNDS.