Pegah Nazemzadeh (Music Teacher)
Pegah Nazemzadeh was born in 1980 in Isfahan, Iran. She started playing Setar, when she was 9 years old under the instructions of Ali Keivani and then Tar at the age of 18 under the instructions of Hedayat Sayareh. She joined master Houshang Zarif private classes for Tar and Setar at the age of 20 while also teaching children and adults.
Pegah started performing in public at the very young age and then joined the Iranian classical music orchestras and bands such as Sarang, Delnavazan, Sepideh, Avaye Mehr, Women Music Orchestra of Isfahan and Music Orchestra of University of Isfahan.
Studying at University of Isfahan, she joined the University Music Center and was selected as Deputy Secretary of the Music Center by the members and established music classes. Pegah was awarded and recognized as the second best Setar player by the Fajr Music Festival of Isfahan in 2000. She received Diploma of honors for playing Setar and Tar in Sepideh Music Band - awarded as the best women music band by the Fajr Music Festival of Isfahan.
Pegah is a resident of Southern California where she is teaching Tar and Setar to her students. She loves teaching and working with children.