Tahirih graduated with great distinction from the University of Regina with a double major in Vocal Performance and Music History. In 2008, she was a nominee for the City of Regina Mayor’s Arts and Business Awards in the category of Emerging Artist and in 2009 was the recipient of the Luther Medal of Distinction Award from the University of Regina.


Now residing in Toronto, Tahirih continues to make her mark in the arts scene. Over the last 7 years she has performed with The Nathaniel Dett Chorale, The Elmer Iseler Singers, BlackCreek Festival Chorus, Univox Choir, Toronto Choral Artists, Cantabile Chamber Choir and Toronto World Unity Choir. She is a resident musician at First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto where she can be found performing a variety of music every Sunday morning. 


As an educator, Tahirih works as a private voice/music teacher and conductor. She works for the Regent Park School of Music, a not-for-profit music school in the heart of Regent Park that offers highly subsidized music lessons. She conducts 3 children's choir and runs group piano lessons through the school in Regent Park and Parkdale and helped to establish their summer Glee camp. She is also a conductore with the Nai Children's Syrian choir in collaboration with The Regent Park School of Music and Culture Link.  As a conductor she has occasionally led rehearsals with the Open Community Choir and Daytime Choir at the JCC, Univox Choir and the choir at First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto. Ffrom 2013-2015, she was the new conductor and music director of the Toronto World Unity Choir.  In the fall of 2015 she was interim director of Florivox Women's Choir in The Sweetest of Songs concert. She switched gears the following term to cover a sabbatical leave to lead Florivox's sister choir, Univox choir in their first-ever Broadway concert Everything Beautiful - The Music of Broadway in the spring of 2016.


As a theatre performer, Tahirih made her debut at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in the productions of The Pirates of Penzance and Elektra in their 60th season in 2012. She has appeared in SummerWorks 2013 sci-fi opera production of Paradises Lost in the role of Tirza and in the summer of 2014 shared the stage with some of Canada's biggest names in a cappella music in a concert series with Driftwood Theatre highlighting the music of Driftwood and the words of Shakespeare. In the Spring of 2015, Tahirih made her debut at the Tarragon Theatre in their Bollywood-inspired production of Much Ado About Nothing as their featured singer in the role of Suba/Balthazar. In the summer of 2016, Tahirih returned to Driftwood Theatre in their 80's inspired version of The Taming of the Shrew playing Bianca and Grumio.


Tahirih is excited to announce that she will be returning to the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in 2017 for their 65th season in the productions of HMS Pinafore and Treasure Island. 



Bio

Tahirih Vejdani has been known to grace the stage and screen as a singer, actor and dancer. She has performed with the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, Tarragon Theatre, SummerWorks Festival, Driftwood Theatre, Regina Globe Theatre, Regina Symphony Orchestra, Regina Philharmonic Chorus, Regina Lyric Musical Theatre, Regina Summer Stage, Regina Male Voice Choir, Halcyon Chamber Choir, Do It With Class Young Peoples Theatre, The Expressions and has appeared on APTN’s renegadepress.com and CBC’s InSecurity.