Skills and Proficiencies

 

 

 

Studio sound engineering, recording, mixing and mastering, sound design, restoration, movie sound post-production and score mixing.

 

Live sound engineering, FOH and Monitoring, Stage construction, backline setup and multi-track recording.

 

Music composition and arrangement, movie and theatre score writing, remixing and music production.

Piano/keyboards/Bass player for studio and live projects.

 

Studio setup, acoustic design, computer hardware and software installation and troubleshooting, sound proofing and isolation.

 

On location sound for movies, single channel and multichannel mobile recording, ADR and Foley.

 

Audio Engineering and Music Production instruction, Piano and Bass private classes, music theory/Harmony/ear training courses.


 

Biography

 

Reza Moghaddas

(Musician, Producer, Sound Engineer)

 

Short Bio

 

Reza Moghaddas was born in Tehran in 1972, and he studied Applied Mathematics and  Computer Science at Iran Azad University. A skilled pianist and bass guitarist, Reza was a key member of Iran's underground Rock scene in the early nineties and he played in influential groups such as Avizheh and Meera. During that time he also helped found Bamahang Studios, Iran's first digital recording studio, where he worked with legendary musicians such as Googoosh and Mohammad Noori. When Reza moved to Canada in 2005 he brought Bamahang Studios with him, and has since been a key member of Toronto's vibrant music scene.

 

Reza is a skilled sound engineer and record producer with over twenty years of experience. He also provides live sound for concerts and sound editing for films and documentaries. He still performs live, both with his own musical projects as well as those of his clients. As well as running Bamahang Studios in Toronto, he is a board member and co-founder of Godot Art Productions, one of Toronto's leading multi-disciplinary art foundations.

 

Full Bio

 

Reza Moghaddas was born in Tehran in 1972 and started playing piano at the age of nine under the instruction of Farman Behboud and Mostafa Poutorab. He studied Mathematics Applied in Computer at Iran Azad University and Computer Graphic Animation at Cavendish College.

His professional music career began in 1997, when he played in the groundbreaking Iranian fusion band "Avizheh". He released 2 albums with the group and performed in more than 15 concerts in 2 years. In 1998 he founded Bamahang Studios – the first digital recording studio in Iran – where he worked with world famous musicians such as Googosh, Hossein Alizadeh and Bahram Beizaei. When he moved to Canada in 2005 he brought Bamahang Studios with him, and has since been a driving force in Toronto’s vibrant music scene.


Reza has been involved in various film, theatre and music productions both in Iran and in Canada. He has worked with many masters of Persian music, cinema and theatre including Shajarian, Mohammadreza Lotfi, Kayhan Kalhor, Kamkars, Dastan Ensemble, Mohammad Nouri, Kamal Tabrizi, Rasool Mollagholipour, and Iraj Karimi. He has also had the opportunity to collaborate with famous international artists such as Juan Martin, Helena Waldman, Dr. L Subramaniam, Swapan Chaudhuri, Ustad Shujaat Khan and Ustad Aashish Khan.

Reza has written then scores and designed the sound for various film and theatre Productions in Canada. He has also worked with organizations such as Small World Music, Cherry Beach Sound, Harbourforont Centre Toronto Centre for the Arts, Richmond Hill Centre for Performing Arts, City playhouse theatre, Cardinal Carter Art Academy as a freelance sound engineer, musician and producer. He has also worked with the London Sun Festival, The Heart and Stroke Foundation, Omni TV and many universities in Canada.

Reza is an accomplished pianist, bassist and setar player who specializes in World and fusion musicHe has had various performances with Beat Map, Reza Derakhshani, Mamak Khadem, Soley Vaseghi, Captive Grooves and Karevan Ensemble.

In July 2008 he served as the artistic director of Tirgan festival at Harbourfront Centre, and in 2009 he co-founded Godot Art Productions, a non-profit company with a mandate to produce multi-disciplinary artistic projects.

In 2011 Reza was nominated for the Dora Mavor award for outstanding music composition and sound design for Godot Art’s production of "Homeland".