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Monika Jalili and NoorSaaz (The Kennedy Center)

Monika Jalili and NoorSaaz

Monika Jalili and NoorSaaz is:MONIKA JALILI, VocalsMEGAN WEEDER, Violin & KamancheNATHAN DILLON, GuitarMAVROTHIS T. KONTANIS, OudTIMOTHY QUIGLEY, PercussionMonika Jalili is a classically trained vocalist born in New York City with a degree in Vocal Performance from The Manhattan School of Music and in French Literature from Columbia University. Monika has been a performer on stage and film since the age of 12 and was a student of the late Beverley Peck Johnson. Her performances have taken her to Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Symphony Space, The Producers Club, The Tchaikovsky Concert Hall in Moscow, The Moscow Conservatory of Music, The Starlight Roof at the Waldorf Astoria, The Wortham Center (Houston), Wolf Trap (Virginia), The Shubert Theatre (New Haven) and venues throughout Europe, and around the US. She has performed on and been interviewed on many international television and radio programs worldwide.