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Thea Farhadian
Thea Farhadian is a performer/composer based in San Francisco Bay Area and Berlin. Her projects include solo violin and interactive electronics, acoustic improvisation, solo laptop, radio art, and video. Her solo pieces for violin and electronics combine a classical music background with extended technique and digital processing using the program Max/MSP.

Her work has been seen internationally at venues which include the Issue Project Room, and Alternative Museum New York City, Galerie Mario Mazolli, Sowieso, and Quiet Cue in Berlin, the Room Series, and Meridian Gallery in San Francisco, the Center for Experimental Art and the Aram Kachaturyan Museum in Yerevan, Armenia, International Women's Electroacoustic Listening Room Project at Bimhaus in Amsterdam.

Thea is a former member of the Berkeley Symphony orchestra where she played under Kent Nagano for ten years. She has an M.A. in Interdisciplinary Arts from San Francisco State and an M.F.A. in Electronic Music from Mills College.

In 2009, she was a lecturer in the Art Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

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CDs on which Thea Farhadian appears:
Thea Farhadian Tectonic Shifts
Artist: Thea Farhadian
Title: Tectonic Shifts
Label: Creative Sources Recordings 365
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Creative Sources Recordings 365
Santomieri-Farhadian Duo RedBlue
Artist: Santomieri-Farhadian Duo
Title: RedBlue
Label: BlackCopper Editions 001
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BlackCopper Editions 001
Farhadian/Kürvers eXcavations
Artist: Farhadian/K├╝rvers
Title: eXcavations
Label: BlackCopper Editions 002
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BlackCopper Editions 002

Thea Farhadian, Solo CD Release, for violin and interactive electronics, Tectonic Shifts, is out on Creative Sources Recordings. Click for more info.