T his Curriculum Vitae is written by the player in October 2016, to be considered in his application process.
Afshin Zaker was born in Iran in 1983. He began to learn musicparticularly violin instrument- at age 9, and he was praised by many maestros very soon in which he had a great performance based on Iranian traditional repertoire when he was merely 12 years old. Because of his passion in music, he pursued his way in classical music and it is noteworthy to say that it is mainly by his own learning in order to reach a personal interpretation.
Due to his strong passion, he had a lot of studying based on Art philosophy, Art history, Musical structure and particularly the analysis of another violinist's techniques in which the Yehudi Menuhin's musicianship method is the paradigm for his playing of classical music.
Afshin's performances are acclaimed by many national and international festivals.