Performer (piano) • Author

Mehrshid Afrakhteh is soloist pianist and duettist, member of TwinMuse, with her twin sister Hourshid. Her most recent project consist of the recording the piano duet version of The Rite of Spring of Igor Stravinsky for the film CODA produced by (LARTech) and officially selected in au Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and Festival du Nouveau Cinéma (FNC), her recitals at Maison de la culture in Montréal, Canadian Music Centre (CMC), and Festival Fête de la Musique at Mont-Tremblant under the artistic direction of Angèle Dubeau. She is currently PhD students in University of Québec in Montréal whose thesis subject explores practice strategies she employs as a duettist pianist from a phenomenological perspective. Mehrshid teaches piano, theory and history of music.