She started developing a passion for traditional Persian music at an early age. Encouraged by her supportive mother, she started her voice lessons with Master Mahmood Karimi at age 15. After his passing away, she continued her lessons with Master Karimiâ€™s protege, Afsane Rasaii. In 1988, she migrated to the US and had her first performance with Oshag Ensemble in Los Angeles. she stayed with Oshagh Ensemble for a few years and moved to the Bay Area in 1995. She continues to perform and hopes that she can introduce the beauty of this music to others.