Minimpronics: Improvisatory Electronic Miniatures are the fruit of Solitude in the Time of COVID-19 Pandemic, when the flute and computer were the salvation of the dark world.
Artistic Director: Amin Sharifi
Producer: Petrichor Records (USA)
Recording Engineers: Rick Nelsen, Hunter Huff
Executive representative in Iran: Yashar Derafsheh
English Editor: Amy Scurria
Photography: Ryan Harrison
Recording Date: Fall 2020
Release Date: Winter 2022
Minimpronics is now available worldwide in physical format (limited edition) and digital format from Amazon.com, iTunes, Spotify, and many other online outlets.
Kelariz Keshavarz is an internationally awarded flutist, active in both the classical and contemporary fields. She is an avid sound artist, improviser, and pedagogue. Passionate about contemporary music, Keshavarz has performed in many festivals, including the Tehran Contemporary Music Festival in Iran, the Missouri International Composers Festival, the Flute New Music Consortium, the SiMN - International Symposium of New Music in Brazil, the New Jersey Flute Fair, the Music Teachers National Association Conference, and the SCI Region VI Conference in the United States. She has also performed multiple world premieres.
She has collaborated with a variety of arts professionals, including visual artists, movie directors, sound artists, and choreographers. The Iranian New Waves Project culminates her experiences in this anthology of contemporary music by living Iranian composers. Keshavarz has served as the principal and guest principal flutist with the Tehran Symphony, the Tehran National Orchestra, the Tehran Philharmonic, the Nilper Orchestra, the SouthSide Philharmonic Orchestra and in the Odyssey Chamber Series, and Missouri Symphony.