Parisa Zaeri

Education: BM in Piano Performance - Southern Methodist University
MM in Piano Performance, Collaborative Piano - New York University
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A native of Dallas, Parisa Zaeri maintains an active career as a pianist, conductor, and vocal coach.  Her recent musical engagements include serving as Music Director of Pacific Opera Project’s 2017 La Boheme, as Conductor for Opera Steamboat’s production of The Enchanted Pig by Jonathan Dove, and as Resident Coach/Accompanist of Opera Colorado’s Young Artist Program. Additional special honors include Parisa’s premiere of two new operas by Michael Vince and Spencer Arias in New York City, as well as her participation in the second season of The Dallas Opera Women’s Conducting Institute. As a recitalist, Parisa has performed programs in Dallas, New York, and Colorado consisting of an array of solo, chamber, and vocal repertoire.  Favorite works include Bolcom’s Cabaret Songs, Barber’s Hermit Songs, Lou Harrison’s Varied Trio, and Beethoven’s Cello Sonata in C Major, Op. 102, No. 1. Parisa currently resides in Westminster with her husband, cellist Zack Reaves, and two dogs, Cassie and Blue.