Iranian composer and conductor, Arash has studied at Tehran superior conservatory (University of Applied Science and Technology), The Royal College of Music in Stockholm, Hochschule für Musik Basel and EstonianAcademy of Muisc and Theatre; and has earned degrees in piano, double bass, orchestral conducting and composition specialties.
He is currently pursuing a PhD research of composition at the EstonianAcademy of Music and Theatre and was a research residency fellow at Institut für Elektronische Musik und Akustik- IEM Graz.
Arash is artistic director and conductor of Ensemble for New Music Tallinn. And from 2017 is the artistic director of Sound Plasma festival in Berlin.
Yazdani’s music is recognised by its application of the acoustic and psycho-acoustic phenomena on the fabric of music, and creating unique hearing experience with the use of instruments. He has written pieces for Ensemble Phoenix Basel, Ensemble Proton Bern, Ensemble Lemniscate,Ensemble U:, KammarensembleN, Moscow Contemporary Ensemble, Green-Fairy Duo, Ensemble Resonabilis among the others. His music has featured in the Schwetzinger SWR Festspiele, MIXTUR Festival Barcelona, Archipelfestival, Kiev Contemporary Music Days, Royaumont Abbey foundation, Estonian Music Days, ReMusik Festival St Petersburg, Fresh Sound festival, Moscow Ensemble Academy and Tallinn Music Week.