EVENTS

The 8th Annual International Festival Davis 

Sunday, October 7, 2018 at 12:00 pm
Central Park in Davis, CA 
Performance by Nariman Assadi and his Daf students 

Gyani Indo Jazz: World Music Series 

Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 8:00 pm
Sacramento State University, Capistrano Hall 
Vocals: Pt. Binay Pathak, Saxophone: Jesse Sheehan, Tabla: Vishal Nagar, Guitar: Elias Lucero, Tombak and Daf: Nariman Assadi  

Music Beyond Borders: Sounds of Unity 

Friday, August 31, 2018 at 7:00 pm
Harris Center in Folsom, CA 
Violin: Ardalan Gharachorloo, Cello: Corey Oiler, String Orchestra, Tombak and Daf: Nariman Assadi

Songs of Nostalgia 

Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 8:00-10:00 pm
Community School of Music and Arts in Mountain View, CA
Vocals: Nasser Sabouri, Piano: Azadeh Nemat-Gorgani, Santour: Neema Hekmat, Daf and Tombak: Nariman Assadi, Violin: Fathi Aljarrah, Percussion: Faisal Zedan 

Persian Classical Music Concert

Saturday, July 21, 2018 from 7:30-9:00 pm 
Community School of Music and Arts in Mountain View, CA
Vocals: Fahimeh Nourfardi, Tar and Setar: Shahin Shahbazi, Percussion: Nariman Assadi

Persian Community Gathering

Friday, June 22, 2018
Sacramento, California 
Performance by Nariman Daf Group, featuring Nariman Assadi and His Students 

Masala World Music Series Presents: Norouz Persian Classical Music Concert

Presented by the University of Oklahoma
Workshop: Friday, March 30, 2018; Concert: Saturday, March 31, 2018
Catlett Music Center, Morris R. Pitman Recital Hall, University of Oklahoma
Vocals: Ghazal Fayli, Bam Tar: Farzan Roohparvar, Tar: Shahin Shahbazi, Kamancheh: Farhad Fathieh, Daf and Tombak: Nariman Assadi

Celebrating Nowruz: Iranian New Year 

Friday, March 23, 2018
Carmichael Library
Performance by Nariman Daf Group, featuring Nariman Assadi and His Students 

Celebrating Nowruz: Iranian New Year 

Sunday, March 11, 2018
Mojgan Shajarian and Ensemble 
Royce Hall, UCLA 
Vocals: Mojgan Shajarian, Kamancheh: Saeed Farajpoory, Barbat: Hossein Behroozinia, Tar: Hamid Behrouzinia, Tombak: Mehrdad Arabi, Daf and Frame Drums: Nariman Assadi

Nowruz Concert

Saturday, March 10, 2018
Capistrano Hall, Sacramento State University
Kamancheh: Saeed Farajpoory, Barbat: Hossein Behroozinia, Tar: Hamid Behrouzinia, Tombak: Mehrdad Arabi, Daf and Frame Drums: Nariman Assadi

MOSAIC: Gala Concert

Sunday, March 4, 2018
Capistrano Hall, Sacramento State University
3rd Annual MOSAIC: Gala Concert, an hour-long program featuring students representing many different parts of their music program
Percussion: Nariman Assadi, Violin: Ardalan Gharachorloo

New Millennium Series Festival

Thursday, February 15, 2018
Capistrano Hall, Sacramento State University
The Faculty, Alumni, and Friends Gala featuring Professor Daniel Kennedy who also invited Nariman on stage for his last piece, Shradanjali" 
Tabla: Professor Kennedy, Tombak: Nariman Assadi

Second Daf Workshop for Students

Thursday, November 30, 2017
Sacramento State University
Second Daf Workshop Held by Nariman Assadi for Sacramento State University Percussion Students

Sacramento State University Percussion Group Concert

Wednesday, November 29th at 7:00 p.m.
Capistrano Hall, Sacramento State University
Lead by Professor Daniel Kennedy, A Concert Held by the Sacramento State University Percussion Group
Gamelan, Daf, and Tombak: Nariman Assadi

The Story of the Exhibition-A Musical Play

Arab Music Ensemble Fall Concert

Songs of My Homeland

Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. 
Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts
Vocals: Ghazaleh Fayli, Tar: Shahin Shahbazi, Kamanche: Farhad Fathie, Tombak and Daf: Nariman Assadi
Friday, November 17th, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Location for Friday's Performance: Guild Theatre in Sacramento, California
Location for Saturday's Performance: Central Stage in Richmond, California
Directed by: Sadegh Hatefi
Actors: Sadegh Hatefi and Manijeh Golchin, Violin: Pourya Khademi, Percussions: Nariman Assadi

Sacramento State University Percussion Group Concert

Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.
Performing Arts Center at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Lead by Dr. Ken Habib, A Concert Held by the Arab Music Ensemble featuring guest artists, Neema Hekmat (santour), Nasser Sabouri (vocals), Azadeh Nemat-Gorgani (piano), Nariman Assadi (percussions), and Hannah Romanowsky (dance)
Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Clara Center in Sacramento, California
Lead by Professor Daniel Kennedy, A Concert Held by the Sacramento State University Percussion Group
Gamelan, Daf, and Tombak: Nariman Assadi

International Festival Davis 2017

Rumi Poetry and Music

Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.
Central Park in Davis, California
Percussions: Nariman Assadi, Violin: Ardalan Gharachorloo
Monday, September 25, 2017
Oak View Room at Walnut Creek Library
Daf and Tombak: Nariman Assadi, Vocals and Setar: Abolhassan Mokhtabad

Celebration of Rumi 

Friday, September 22, 2017
Carmichael Library
Performance by Nariman Daf Group, featuring Nariman Assadi and His Students

Daf Workshop Open to Sacramento State University Faculty and Students

Persian Dance and Percussion Workshop: Traveling Through the Rhythms and Dances of Iran

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Percussion Studio at Sacramento State University
First Ever Daf Workshop at Sacramento State University for Faculty and Students

Sound of Persia Ensemble

Sunday, May 14, 2017
International House Davis
Percussions: Nariman Assadi, Dance: Paniz Sohrab
Presented by California State University, East Bay, School of Arts and Media, Department of Music
Sunday, May 7, 2017
Vocals: Ghazal Fayli, Bam Tar: Farzan Roohparvar, Tar: Nariman Madani, Santour: Aman Mehrabian, Kamancheh: Farhad Fathieh, Daf and Tombak: Nariman Assadi

Woodland High School International Week

Thursday, April 27, 2017
Woodland High School
Played a Daf Solo for the Students and taught them about the Daf and its history

7th Annual Wowmad Festival

Sunday, April 16, 2017
Humanist Hall, Oakland
Played Tombak and Daf Alongside Neema Hekmat on Santour
 
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Sacramento State University Festival of the Arts
Santour: Faraz Minooei, Violin: Ardalan Gharachorloo, Daf and Tombak: Nariman Assadi, and Special Guests: Negin Bastani, Elyssa Havey, Christian Johnson, and Dylan Jowell
 

A Journey through Persia
 

ICCNC Nowruz Celebration
 

Saturday, March 11, 2017
ICCNC in Oakland, California
Played Daf Alongside Abolhassan Mokhtabad on Vocals and Setar
 

International Women's Day
 

Friday, March 10, 2017
Carmichael Library in Carmichael, California
Program Included Inspirational Talks from Women and "Songs of the Motherland" Featuring Sirvan Manhoubi on Tar, Azadeh Farpour on Vocals, Nariman Assadi on Daf and Tombak, and a solo by Negin Bastani
 

Nowruz Persian Music Festival Featuring Bamdad Ensemble
 

Workshop on Friday, March 3, 2017 and Concert on Saturday, March 4, 2017
University of Oklahoma
Vocals: Alireza Shah Mohammadi, Oud: Sirvan Manhoubi, Santour: Faraz Minooei, Kamancheh: Farzin Dehghan, Daf: Golnaz Khazei, Tombak: Nariman Assadi
 

An Afternoon with Rumi
 

Saturday, February 25, 2017
Clayton Community Library in Clayton, California
Played Tonbak, Daf, and Udu Alongside Neema Hekmat on Santour
 

Private House Concert with Bamdad Ensemble

Friday, January 20, 2017 and February 10, 2017
Sunnyvale, California
Vocals: Azadeh Farpour and Andisheh Jahanbin, Oud: Sirvan Manhoubi, Santour: Faraz Minooei, Daf and Tombak: Nariman Assadi
 
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Borna Cultural House in Walnut Creek, California
Held a Daf and Tombak Workshop for the Young Students Attending Borna Cultural House
 

Daf and Tombak Workshop

 

Charity Concert

Saturday, December 10, 2016
San Jose, California
Santour: Faraz Minooei, Vocals: Taghi Amjadi, Daf and Tombak: Nariman Assadi
 
 

Persian Chamber Ensemble of Northern California

Sunday, October 23, 2016
Piano Conservatory of Sacramento
Percussion: Nariman Assadi, Violin: Ardalan Gharachorloo, Piano: Ali Sheybani, and Guest Artists: Caleb Hathaway (Flute) and Negar Namiri (Vocals)
 
 
Saturday, June 11, 2016
Berkeley, California
One hour workshop about Persian traditional music and the Persian instruments Daf, Tombak, and Santour
Featured a Performance with Neema Hekmat on Santour and Nariman Assadi on Daf and Tombak
 
 

Berkeley World Music Festival

 

Sacramento Mehr Organization Nowruz Celebration

 
Saturday, March 16, 2016
Folsom Community Center in Folsom, California
Violin: Ardalan Gharachorloo, Percussion: Nariman Assadi, Daf: Negin Bastani, Vocals: Zhila and Negar Namiri, and Piano and Vocals: Ali Sheybani