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Gian is an Iranian/Finnish artist. Gian is born in Sanandaj, Kurdistan province in Iran. He started playing violin from the age 13. In the same time he started acting in the short movies and got familiar with movie s, script writing, directing and multi tasking off and on the camera. Later he started studying art […]

Gian is an Iranian/Finnish artist. Gian is born in Sanandaj, Kurdistan province in Iran. He started playing violin from the age 13. In the same time he started acting in the short movies and got familiar with movie s, script writing, directing and multi tasking off and on the camera. Later he started studying art pedagogy in Tehran Educational university. At the age of 21 he became an art teacher at middle-schools.

When he was 23 he moved permanently to Tehran and started classical singing under the guidance of renowned soprano Aria Zand. In tehran he started singing in duo with piano in european embassies and various occasions in Tehran, Dubai and Oman. In 2003 he moved out of the Iran. His first destination was Germany which he continued singing in Folkwang music academy with Rachel Robins. In 2006 he became a choir member at Tampere opera hall of Finland. He had worked in two different project of L’elisir D’amore by Donizetti and Aida by Verdi. Gian is a lyrical tenor which has participated in many master classes around europa such as Jaakko Ryhänen, Seppo Ruohonen in Finland, Salvatore Fisichella and Astrea Amaduzzi in Italia and Jaume Aragall in Spain.

During these years he continues his script writing, dubbing and movie acting and started playing piano and ukulele. Gian has studied many opera roles such as La Traviata, Rigoletto, Aida, by Giuseppe Verdi, L’elisir D’amore,and Lucia di Lamermoor by Gaetano Donizetti, Don Giovanni, La Clemenza di Tito and Die Zauberflöte By Mozart and Die freischütz by Weber.

Since 2010 Gian has composed modern orchestral and chamber music such as first symphony, string quartet, violin and piano sonata and many art songs (Lied). In 2011 he wrote the screenplay of Blind man and acted in the main role. The director of this movie was a mexican artist Carlos Maroquin.

In 2013 Gian and his younger brother Marouf Sirvan Majidi have established the Middle-Eastern indie folk group BaranBand. This band have had performed in many concert halls and festival around Finland and other countries such as Sweden, Denmark, Portugal and Spain. their first album Mn Bo To was a huge success in Finland and they are preparing their second album.