Based in New York City, violist Mujan Hosseinzadeh is an active chamber musician, orchestra performer and soloist. She is the winner of various competitions in Italy and has performed throughout United States, Europe and Asia. Her expansive musical interests range from early music to contemporary compositions. She has worked closely with composers such as: Richard Danielpour, Mark Applebaum, Cindy Cox, Daniel Weymouth and Andrea Portera, premiering dozens of works.
As an orchestra, chamber music and solo performer, she has appeared in major concert halls in New York City, such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Symphony Space, W.M.P Concert Hall and Roulette. She has collaborated and toured with many Italian and American orchestras in Asia and Europe which brought her to the international venues such as Teatro alla Scala, Auditorium Parco della Musica, Arena di Verona, Teatro Verdi, Maggio Musical Fiorentino, Teatro Antico di Taormina, Galleria dell'Accademia, Colosseo, Teatro Romano di Fiesole as well as in Japan in some of the major halls such as ACROS Fukuoka, Sapporo Concert Hall, Orchard Hall and Biwako Hall.
Dr. Hosseinzadeh has performed as a soloist with New York Symphonic Ensemble at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and with Orchestra da Camera di Genova in Laeiszhall (Germany) and has served as a principal viola with Orchestra dell'Accademia Teatro alla Scala, Stony Brook Symphony Orchestra and many other Italian orchestras. The greatest conductors and musicians she has collaborated with include: Riccardo Muti, Daniele Gatti, David Gilbert, George Manahan, Jeffrey Milarsky, Boris Belkin, Leonidas Kavakos, members of the Emerson String Quartet and Trio di Trieste.
Dr. Hosseinzadeh has appeared in international festivals such as Accademia Musicale Chigiana, Accademia Musicale di Portogruaro, Virginia Arts festival and with Lyric Chamber Music Society of New York, to name a few.
Mujan attended the Luigi Cherubini Conservatory where she received her BA and MA under Augusto Vismara. Further studies were undertaken with Danilo Rossi at Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana in Switzerland. She has appeared in Master classes for eminent violists including Yuri Bashmet, Bruno Giuranna and Ettore Causa. Mujan moved to New York City in 2011 to continue her studies at Manhattan School of Music. She holds a Doctorate from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
Passionately committed to music education, Dr. Hosseinzadeh maintains a teaching studio in New York City and currently is a faculty at the Dwight Conservatory of Music.