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Helia Azar

Helia Golmaghani Azar

Helia Azar, was awarded outstanding talent prize in Fadjr International Festival three times in Tehran, Iran. She had the opportunity to work with so many great musicians in the United States, Canada, and Iran and also as a teacher at different universities and music institutes such as the University of Minnesota, Boise State University, and the University of Tehran. She has more than 15 years of experience in the music industry and teaching to students ranging from 2 up to 90 years old. She studied as a doctorate candidate in flute performance and teaching assistant at the University of Minnesota in the United States. She got her Master's degree in Music from Boise State University in the United States and her Bachelor's degree in Music from the University of Tehran. She strives to inspire her students with her genuine love for music and keeps the lessons engaging for her students. Her primary goal is to be responsive to her students’ pace and depth of learning. She believes that as a teacher it is crucial to adjust her teaching strategies and be flexible for each individual student. Her warmth and patience combined with structural lessons make the lessons fun while accuracy, technique, theory, and musicianship are significant parts of the lessons.

Instrument / Discipline

  • Piano
  • Flute
  • Theory
  • Harmony
  • Counterpoint
  • Rudiments

Spoken languages

  • English
  • Farsi

Specialized in

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

Teaches At

  • Music school
  • Online
  • Teacher's studio

Specialist designation

  • Piano - Advanced
  • Piano - Elementary
  • Piano - Intermediate


  • 2018 - Master of Music - Boise State University
  • 2015 - Bachelor of Music - University of Tehran

Professional development

  • Music Theory, Ear Training, Flute - Teaching Assistant - Boise State University - 2018
  • Music Theory, Piano, and Flute - Teaching Assistant - University of Minnesota - 2019
  • Piano, Flute, Ear Training, and Music Theory - Tutoring - University of Tehran - 2015
  • Piano, Flute, Music Theory - Private Teacher - Azars' music School - 2020