Bioghraphy Shohreh Haghiri was born in Shiraz, Iran and her ability to sing was inherited from her mother. In her early childhood she began singing and especially liked spiritual songs. At first she was interested in popular music from Shiraz and her focus was on the local folk music of her native province, Fars and other regions of Iran . Later, she began studying traditional classical music (Radif) with masters of her time such as Asghar Vafaie, Parisa, and Hamidreza Noorbakhsh. Later, while in college, she had the opportunity to study harmony, the history of music and music theory. During the seven years period of her life, when she lived in Mashhad, Shohreh had the wonderful opportunity to learn some of the Maghami music. Her meeting with Ostad Ghorbanali Soleimani and Asghar Javanmardi from north of Khorasan and Ostad Osman from south of Khorasan had a crucial effect on her musical life. Shohreh studied Architecture in the University of Iran . In addition to working at her main job of designing, she has also taught vocal music for 15 years. Shohreh left Iran in 2003, spending eight months in Turkey, before coming to Canada . She has given several concert performances in Iran, Turkey and Canada . Shohreh firmly believes that music is made as a ladder for our souls: a means whereby they may be lifted up unto the realm on high. She also believes that the art of music is divine and effective. It is the food of the soul and spirit. Through the power and charm of music the Spirit of man is uplifted.