Mehrnam Rastegari

Mehrnam Rastegari

Mehrnam Rastegari is a well-established Iranian music and film score composer, singer, violinist, and master Kamancheh player.

Mehrnam Rastegari is a well-established Iranian music and film score composer, singer, violinist, and master Kamancheh player. She has been featured in concerts and music festivals worldwide, including in Germany, Switzerland, France, Finland, Iran, and Kazakhstan. These performances have occurred at some of the most prestigious music festivals in the world where traditional Iranian music is performed, including the Fajr International Music Festival in Tehran, Iran, and the WOMEX World Music Expo, which occurred in Tampere, Finland.

Rastegari is an extraordinary performer on Kamancheh and has been recognized by some of the best Kamancheh performers and instructors globally, who certified her as a Master Kamancheh player. She was featured as a guest speaker in the TEDx event “Oasis: Existence in Nothingness.” Additionally, she composed the score for multiple award-winning films, including “Dispirited” for which she won the award of “Best Original Score” from the Melbourne City Independent Film Awards (MCIFA), and the film “Rotten,” which was nominated for the original score in Japan Kadoma Festival​​​​​​​.