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Iranian Music & Arts

Art and Culture Enrichment Classes for All Ages* 

Integral to our holistic educational approach are the programs that provide exposure to Iranian art and culture for all members of the community. We offer separate enrichment classes for kids and adults for a variety of Iranian performing, visual, and creative arts. Please explore the in-person and online class options listed here for different age groups (note the minimum age requirements) and contact us if you have any questions.  

  • Group enrichment classes will meet if the minimum number of enrollments is met.

  • The final work of certain kids performing art classes (such as dance, choir, and theater) can be showcased during School's annual events.

 

*Classes are open to anyone interested, regardless of their enrollment in the Chicago Persian School language classes.

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For Kids: Iranian Dance

Learn elements of Iranian traditional and modern dances from a certified teacher, Ms. Azin Matloubieh. Students can perform a choreographed dance with peers.

In-Person Group Classes
  • Age Group: Kids Age 6 and Older

  • Cost: $300 for 10 Sessions

  • Time: Sundays, 1:45 to 2:30 PM

  • Format: Group Class

  • Locations: Des Plaines, IL 60016

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For Teens & Adults: Iranian Dance

Learn a variety of Iranian traditional and modern dances from a certified teacher with extensive training, Ms. Azin Matloubieh.

In-Person Group Classes
  • Age Group: Ages 16 and Older

  • Cost: $350 for 10 one-hr Sessions

  • Time: Sundays, 12:30 to 1:30 PM

  • Format: Group Class

  • Locations: Des Plaines, IL 60016

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For Kids: Painting / Drawing 

Learn from the master artist, Mr. Payman Shaykholeslam, offering group in-Person or online lessons for kids age 8 and older, from beginner through advanced.

In-Person or Online Group Classes
  • Age Group: Kids Age 8 and Older

  • Cost: $300 for 10 one-hr Sessions

  • Time (In-Person): Sundays, 1:40 to 2:40 PM

  • Format: Group Class

  • Locations: Des Plaines, IL 60016

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For Teens & Adults: Painting / Modern Persian Miniature Drawing / Photography

Learn from the master artist, Mr. Payman Shaykholeslam, offering group in-Person or online lessons for adults, from beginner through advanced.

In-Person or Online Group Classes
  • Age Group: Age 16 and Older

  • Cost: $350 for 10 Sessions

  • Time (In-Person): Sundays, at 11:30 AM

  • Format: Group Class

  • Location: Des Plaines, IL 60016

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For Kids: Music For Kids

Master musician, Mr. Mehrdad Teymoori, teaches the foundations of music to children by introducing rhythm, notes, instruments, body percussion, and much more. 

Online Private or Group Classes 
  • Age Group: Kids Age 3 and Older

  • Cost for Group: $350 for 10 Sessions

  • Cost for Private: $400 for 10 Sessions

  • Time: Arranged with the instructor

  • Format: Private or Group Classes (different age groups)

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For Kids & Teens: Piano / Soprano & Alto Recorder

Learn piano or Soprano & Alto Recorder from the master musician and conductor, Mr. Mehrdard Teymoori, offering online lessons, from beginner through advanced.

Online Private Classes 
  • Age Group: Ages 10 to 17

  • Cost: $400 for 10 Private Sessions

  • Time: Arranged with the instructor

  • Format: Private Classes 

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For Adults: Piano / Soprano & Alto Recorder

Learn piano or Soprano & Alto Recorder from the master musician and conductor, Mr. Mehrdard Teymoori, offering online lessons, from beginner through advanced.

Online Private Classes
  • Age Group: Adults 

  • Cost: $400 for 10 Sessions

  • Time: Arranged with the instructor

  • Format: Private Class