BIOGRAPHY

 

Naaz Hosseini is a master vocalist, violinist, dancer, composer, and psychotherapist. As a multi-disciplinary performer she has appeared world-wide with the Meredith Monk Vocal Ensemble, Liz Lerman Dance Exchange, and the Laura Dean Dancers and Musicians at venues including Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, Tokyo University, Walker Art Center, and the Steirischer Herbst Festival. She can be heard in Peter Greenaway’s Film, “4 American Composers: Meredith Monk”. As composer/performer, she collaborated with Pilobolus, the National Theatre of the Deaf, and Bridgman/Packer Dance. She has sung in film scores of John McDowell (“Who Does She Think She Is?”) and Richard Martinez (“Blast”).  Discography includes her cd, “SoundPath” acclaimed in Dance Magazine; “Book of Days” and “Do You Be” with Meredith Monk, “The Everchanging Present” & “Singing Bowls and One” with Peter Blum, and “Manahatta” and "Open Crossings" with Andy Teirstein. Her healing voice offerings include Peter Blum (singing bowls), Steve Gorn (bansuri flute), Bill Ruyle (percussion), and Philippe Garnier (crystal bowls). Her voice empowerment workshops have been presented at numerous venues, including The New York Open Center and Kripalu. She has worked extensively as an educational consultant, bringing her expertise in movement and performance to learning. Naaz empowers individuals, couples and groups in her private practice in Nyack, New York.

Liz Lerman, "The Good Jew?" at The Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C.