Online Premiere:

Spark and Echo Arts organization just released the online premiere of “No One is Born Hating Another Person” composed by Niloufar Nourbakhsh. More info HERE. 




Premiere of “America I Got to Know”

Symphony Number One successfully started its third season at Mount Vernon Place on August 23rd, 2017, in Baltimore. So honored that I got to be part of it. Take a look at their upcoming events HERE.

Click HERE for Baltimore Sun preview of the concert




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Group Motion, Philadelphia’s longest running contemporary dance company, continues with its Spiel Uhr Series presenting new performance works on June 4th, 7pm at the CEC’s Meetinghouse Theater, 3500 Lancaster Avenue, Philadelphia. Works include Solo Not Alone by San Francisco based choreographer, Aura Fischbeck, and Syria – A Fractal of We with music and video by New York based composer Niloufar Nourbakhsh, dance by the Group Motion Company, live music by Tom Motzer, and direction by Manfred Fischbeck. Partial proceeds will be donated to UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.

For more info click HERE.


2017 songSLAM competition

SongSlam Competition
Here Theater, Manhattan

Nilou and Soprano Lisa Flanagan have been announced 3rd prize winners of 2017 SongSLAM – New Art Song Competition, hosted by Sparks and Wiry Cries, performing “Serenade” based on Pablo Neruda’s poetry.

Interview with WNPR

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I was recently commissioned by Women Composers Festival of Hartford to write a piece about Donald Trump’s Executive Order on Travel Ban. I spoke with Ray Hardman at WNPR about this piece. Listen to the interview HERE. 

Tehran Symphony Orchestra’s Naxos Recording Project

ارکستر سمفونیک تهران به مدیریت هنری و رهبری علی رهبری بعد از ظهر شنبه ۳۰ آبان ماه، ۴۴ آهنگساز ایرانی را برای ضبط آثارشان توسط ارکستر سمفونیک تهران انتخاب کرد

Nilou is among composers whose orchestral pieces will be recorded by Tehran Symphony Orchestra as part of Naxos recording project.