Mahsa Vahdat

Born in Tehran in 1973, Mahsa Vahdat started her career in music by taking piano lessons and Persian Singing from an early age with different Master Musicians in Iran. Mahsa Vahdat also plays setar. She entered that Art University in Tehran in 1993 and graduated from the Music Faculty with a B.A. in Music in the Art University she has been under the influence of many master musicians.

Since 1995 Mahsa has performed in concerts†in Asia, Europe and America with different concepts together with musicians from Iran, Europe and America, sometimes alone as a singer, sometimes†in duets†with her sister Marjan Vahdat.

After her participation on the project "Lullabies from the Axis of Evil" (2004),†Mahsa started a long lasting collaboration with the record label KKV (Norway) which led to a world wide release of a†series of records.

She is giving lessons in classical Persian singing in her home city Tehran, and she also gives workshops in this field in festivals in Europe and USA.

Since 2007 Mahsa is one of the ambassadors of Freemuse Organization, an independent international organization that advocates freedom of expression for musicians and composers worldwide.

In 2010, she was granted the Freemuse Award.