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Behrang khalili

Behrang Khalili

Behrang Khalili is a contemporary composer, pianist, and music educator residing in Coquitlam. He was a former professor at the Art University of Tehran in the faculty of composition for more than eight years. Behrang has been teaching music to adults and young children for over 15 years. She is keen on motivating children by using different tactics through careful planning. She believes that children’s natural inclination to music can be served as a tool to unlock their full potential. In 2007, he received his master’s degree at Art University of Tehran and completed two certificate diplomas in piano performance and pedagogy from the Tehran Conservatory of Music. In 2013, Behrang was an award winner for one of his orchestral compositions is named “Gray” at the 28th Fajr International Music Festival. Moreover, he received a scholarship from the Art University of Tehran to continue his master’s degree. In 2017, he designed the Traditional Music Examination Board (TMEB) as a classified educational music method for classical and world instruments and music composition. As a former professor at the Art University of Tehran in the music composition faculty, he composed various orchestral and electronic music, analyzed two well-tempered clavier books composed by Johann Sebastian Bach, and wrote a journal article about pitch organization in Second Viennese School. In 2019, he developed his unique compositional technic and new system in pitch organization with a combination of Neo-romantic music in the second half of the twenty century, and Traditional Iranian Modal Scales is Neo-Iranian music. He is currently teaching RCM and ABRSM syllabus including Piano performance, Music theory, Rudiments, History, Harmony, Counterpoint, Analisis at Covocal School of Music and Vancouver Royal School of Music. He combines professional German, Russian techniques and modern teaching methods to make the music lesson fun and to reward developing musicians. Email: [email protected]

Instrument / Discipline

  • Piano
  • Composition
  • Theory
  • Harmony
  • Counterpoint
  • Analysis
  • Rudiments

Spoken languages

  • English
  • Farsi

Specialized in

  • Youth (7-17)
  • Adults (18+)
  • Young Children (under 7)
  • Beginner/Elementary
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Teaches At

  • At a school
  • At own home
  • Online


  • 2012 - Master in Music Composition - Tehran University of Art

Professional development

  • Piano Performance Certificate - 665 hours (GPA 4.5) - 2007
  • Teaching Certificate - Teaching music courses in bachelor and master level at Tehran University of Art from 2013 to 2018 - 2018
  • Teaching Certificate - Teaching music courses in bachelor level at University of Applied Sciences and technology from 2009 to 2013 - 2013
  • Teaching Piano Certificate - 706 hours (GPA 4.6) - 2008
  • Testimonial - Award winner in the 28th International Fajr Music Festival - 2013


  • Vancouver Royal School of Music @ 15531 24 Ave, Surrey BC, CA, V4A 2J3
  • Covocal School of Music @ 1116 Como Lake Ave, Coquitlam BC, CA, V3J 3N8