Photo: Diane Smithers
Kimia Koochakzadeh-Yazdi کیمیا کوچک زاده یزدی is a Tehran-born, California- and Vancouver-based composer and performer. She writes for hybrid instrumental/electronic ensembles, creates electroacoustic and audiovisual works, and performs electronic music. As a cross-disciplinary artist, she has also worked across dance, film and theatre. She holds a BFA in Music Composition from Simon Fraser University’s Interdisciplinary School for the Contemporary Arts, and is currently pursuing her DMA in Music Composition at Stanford.