Biography

He has completed his B.A and M.A both in music theory and composition at the Komitas State Conservatory of Yerevan in Armenia at the class of Ashot Zohrabyan.

Idin is the Co-founder and Artistic manager of “Spectro Centre for New Music” (since 2013 – Along with Martyna Kosecka, Polish Composer & Conductor) , co-founder and Artistic adviser of “Contemporary music Circle of Tehran Modern Art Museum”.  Since 2015 he serves the Tehran Contemporary Music Festival, the only International music festival with focus on contemporary and experimental music in Iran, as a Co-founder, Board member and senior curator.

He is a permanent member of Iranian Society of Composers and tutor of Superior Music schools and colleges in Tehran. He is also a founding member of Composition and Music Theory Department of University of Applied Science and Technology in Tehran, Iran. Besides being the invited lecturer at the various institutes and universities in Iran, Idin also been invited as the guest lecturer at the Central Conservatory of Music Beijing in China, Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber in Germany, electronic music studio at the Academy of Music in Krakow, The Royal College of Music Stockholm in Sweden or Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Graz in Austria.

He had the honor to be invited as the Composer in Residence on different Festivals worldwide, such as 4020 Linz , IMPULS (Austria), Convergence (Georgia), LUCA – campus Lemmensinstituut (Belgium), Ostrava Days and NODO – New Opera Days Ostrava (Czech Republic), MATA and Christian Wollf’s Birthday festival (USA), MUSICACOUSTICA-BEIJING (China), International Festival of Symphonic Music in Tashkent (Uzbekistan) and  many others. He also has been one of the chosen composers to get the grant for a residency in VISBY center for composers in Sweden by the Swedish Arts Grants Committee in 2014.

Idin’s music has been performed or recorded by ensembles such as Klangforum Wien, S.E.M Ensemble, Hermes Ensemble, Omnibus Ensemble, Moto Perpetuo, AuditivVokal Dresden, Momenta Quartet, IAMA Trio, Ostravská Banda, Stockholm Saxophone Quartet, Xelmya Trio, and in Iran mainly by Nivak Ensemble and Nilper Orchestra.

His works are based on traditional and folk music of Iran through contemporary approach as well as focused on Acoustic and Psycho-Acoustic Phenomenon.