Siavash is a PhD candidate in Music Theory and History. Before coming to the US for his PhD studies, he studied music theory, modern and baroque violin in his home country Iran and in the Netherlands. He is mainly interested in European music of the 17th and 18th centuries. He will be spending the 2019-20 academic year in Berlin on a DAAD Research Grant. Other interests/activities include: environmentalism, literature, languages and linguistics, football (soccer), pottery, dancing, traveling, non-mainstream cultures.
- Harmony and Voice Leading, MUS 151-53 (Course Assistant, 2017–18)
- Persian Intermediate, PER 201-3 (Language Assistant, 2017–18)
- Introduction to Music Analysis and Criticism, MUS104 (Course Assistant, Autumn 2018)