Golnar Shahyar started her first musical training by playing piano at the age of 11. At 16 she moved with her family to Canada. A few years later she chose Vienna to pursue her dream of becoming a musician.
She was a student of jazz singing in University for music and performing arts in Vienna. Golnar is becoming a promising member of jazz and world music scene in Austria and Europe. In her singing and compositions she always integrates her Iranian roots at the same time as she creates a new and fresh sound. Since 2010 she is one the leading members of her projects Choub, Sormeh and Gabbeh.
Golnar in this song with the band Choub, performs in a free jazz style of singing in Persian, her voice acting as one of the instruments.