Atefeh Einali currently resides in Manchester, UK. She has completed her master’s degree in composition at the University of Manchester. As graduate of the Art University of Tehran, she is also an active Santoor player and she has performed in the UK, Netherlands and Iran. Recently, she finished her piece in the Composing for Sitar scheme in Psappha. Moreover, her pieces have been performed by Jae-Won in Zutphen, the Netherlands in Bach festival, Alternance Ensemble in France, Trio Atem ensemble, Danel quartet and Eskandari quartet and Psappha ensemble at the University of Manchester. In addition, one of her pieces has been chosen for publication in volume 23 of Women and music: A Journal of Gender and Culture (WAM Journal), the USA. Her research interests include the musical possibilities of combining traditional Persian musical practices with Western contemporary musical practices considering musical parameters such as pitch, rhythm and timbre.