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Neysun Rouhani

Neysun Rouhani is a highly sought after piano teacher in London. He holds a BMus (Hons) in ‘Performance’, a PGDip in ‘Piano Pedagogy’ and a Master’s degree in ‘Piano Performance’ from Trinity College of Music.

 

Neysun started learning piano at an early age under the tutelage of his father, esteemed Iranian composer Mehran Rouhani. Showing much potential, he went on to study with professors Gagik Babayan and Raphael Minaskanian in Iran and Gerhard Geretschläger in Vienna.

 

His greatest influence came from his teacher and mentor Benjamin Kaplan in London.

 

In addition to his training as a pianist, he had the privilege to undertake masterclasses with Menahem Pressler, Chares Rosen, Martino Tirimo.  

 

His performing career has seen him perform around the world.  As a soloist, he has appeared with numerous orchestras such as Pazardjik Symphony Orchestra, Docklands Sinfonia, Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra, Sofia Soloists Chamber Orchestra and the Graz Chamber Orchestra and at the Oxford Piano Festival (where his performance was highly praised by the festival’s Founder and notable pianist, Marios Papadopolous saying that Neysun’s performance was “powerful, controlled and expressive”.

 

As an orchestral conductor, he has performed at the Graz Summer Music Festival.

 

A notable solo recording includes the album ‘3 Piano Pieces’ featuring piano music composed by Mehran Rouhani (released on Hermes Records).

 

His students have gone on to win awards in international piano competitions including ‘Around the Globe Piano Music Festival’, ‘North London Festival’, ‘New British Talent International Competition’, ‘Piano Talents’ and ‘Piano Star’.

 

Neysun’s reputation as a teacher and 100% success rate preparing students for all grades and diploma levels for various boards, including ABRSM and Trinity, has led to him being invited to conduct masterclasses in the UK, Middle East, USA.

Neysun Rouhani

He has been awarded a 2020 Piano League Piano Star International Competition ‘PL Excellence of Teaching’ and many of his students have received music scholarships from prestigious UK schools and receive awards in such competitions including the Baroque Music Festival and Franz Lizst Center Piano Competition.

 

Neysun has a particular passion for the music of his native country, Iran. He has a mission to promote Iranian composers and musicians to the rest of the world. As part of this mission, he has produced concerts showcasing Iranian composers such as a concert in Sofia in 2017 with the Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra featuring the music of Emanuel Melik-Aslanian (the first public performance of his music after 40 years) and ‘Epic Persia’ in 2014 at Cadogan Hall, London.