AVA NAZAR 26, born in Iran, has had numerous performances in her home country and across the United States in New York, Alabama, Colorado, and California. Ms. Nazar has been featured at Académies Internationales d'été du Grand Nancy in France, and received a scholarship to study at the Aspen Music Festival. Ms. Nazar is a prizewinner of several competitions in Iran, including the Fajr International Music Festival and the National Youth Music Festival. Ava Nazar received her bachelor’s degree at the Manhattan School of Music, andher master’s degree from The Juilliard School as a recipient of the Bloomfield, David Garvey, and Shendell Scholarship under the guidance of Jonathan Feldman, Margo Garrett, and Andrew Harley. Ms. Nazar currently serves as a staff accompanist at The Juilliard School.