Mehrnoush Aghagholizadeh was born in Tehran, Iran, she began her musical journey by taking the Orff method classes for children at the age of six. She was introduced to different musical instruments such as xylophones, metallophones and glockenspiels plus singing and dancing. At the age of seven she started taking piano lessons with Reza Elhamian. Mehrnoush got her bachelor’s degree in piano performance from the University of Art and Architecture where she worked with the renowned Armenian pianist Gagik Babayan. During her years in Tehran she was active as a piano teacher, chamber and solo musician. She has performed in Iran, Armenia, Turkey and in the U.S both for solo and chamber music.
Mehrnoush holds a second bachelor’s degree in piano performance from the University of Central Florida where she studied with Dr. Yun-ling Hsu. In Florida she continued performing, accompanying as well as teaching as a private teacher and group piano lessons instructor. She had numerous performances with the UCF piano department. She had the opportunity to perform at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Arts in Orlando, FL. She had the privilege to attend master classes around the world with the great concert pianists such as Oleg Poliansky, Kevin Ayesh, Andre Laplante and David Gross. Ms. Aghagholizadeh holds a master’s degree in Piano Pedagogy from George Mason University. She had the privilege to study under mentorship of Dr. Anna Balakerskaia. She is currently continuing her career as a solo pianist as well as being a full-time piano teacher.