Misaq Eshaghi was born in Mashhad, Iran. He started playing Tonbak (Persian hand
drum) with his father Master Dariush Eshaghi, at an early age. He started learning violin at the
age of 9 and after one year, he became interested in Kamancheh (Persian bowed string
instrument). Misaq started learning Kamancheh in his hometown. After a few years, he moved
to Tehran in order to use better facilities to improve his music abilities. Misaq continues learning
Kamancheh with Master Ardeshir Kamkar for 6 years. Meanwhile, he studied music
composition and counterpoint with Master Kambiz Roshanravan. In his 20’s in order to improve
his abilities further, Misaq went under the direction of various masters for Kamancheh..
At the age of 23 Misaq moved to The United States with his brother to pursue his studies in
World percussion and composition.
He got a bachelor degree in Music Industry studies and his master's degree in Music Performance and Composition.
Misaq has been a member of the Koobang Ensemble headed
by Master Dariush Eshaghi since 2005. He has had many successful concerts, which included TV and Radio interviews with the Koobang Ensemble in the United States
Currently, Misaq lives in Los Angeles, California where he works as a full time professional musician, teaching and performing various instruments.
Tar & Daf Player
Matin Eshaghi was born in February 23rd 1988 in Mashhad, Iran. He was born in a music-dedicated family. At the age of 3, he began learning Tombak, Persian hand drum, under his father’s supervision, Master Dariush Eshaghi. He performed and accompanied his father in his first concert when he was only 5 years old. At the age of 7, he commenced learning Taar under Shermin Negari’s supervision. After his family moved to Tehran, he continued learning basics techniques of Tar and Persian traditional music modes, Radif, under Behdad Shahideh’s supervision. After he finished one Radif, Radife Mirza Hoseingholi, he continued learning more advanced techniques and under supervision of Mr.Behrouz Hemmati Matin learned another Radif, Radif Mirza Abdollah, and familirized himself with Mr. Hossein Alizadeh’s works. He finished the Radifs and Started learning advance Radif, Radif Shahnazi. Under Master Mohamdreza Lotfi’s supervision, he reviewed and analyzed the Radifs again and gained knowledge about advanced techniques of Tar.
He also took advantage of Master Hossein Alizadeh’s classes.
He won the first prize as a Tar soloist in International Fajr music festival in 2007 and student festival in 2005.
At the age of 21 he moved to the United State with his brother Misaq to pursue his studies in music.
He got his bachelor in film scoring at Cal State Northridge and His masters degree in performance and composition at California Institute of Arts.
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