Nasim Khorassani is an Iranian composer, sound artist, visual artist, educator, and founder of MOAASER, a free online music academy supporting Persian students. Nasim's music takes various approaches to visuality, emotional connection, and language. Her works have been performed by No Exit New Music Ensemble, Del Sol String Quartet, Patchwork Duo, Zeitgeist, OCAZEnigma, Loadbang, International Contemporary Ensemble, in^set trio, Silkroad Ensemble, and the Thin Edge New Music Collective, across the United States, Europe, and Canada. She has also been featured on the Composers Now IMPACT Series and 77th Ojai Music Festival.
During her life in Iran, Nasim created and organized a group of music students that received the DAAD Study Visit scholarship in 2009 as the first Iranian group. In 2012, she met with Peter Ablinger and Klaus Lang in Tehran and performed their music. In 2013, Nasim became among five selected sound artists from Iran for the Iran-UK Sonics residency in London, where she joined various workshops by Keith Rowe and Chris Watson and had her first experimental improvisation with Veryan Weston at Queen Elizabeth Hall. The trip to Germany as her introduction to modern dance expanded throughout her life, influencing the style of music composition she follows today. Nasim is currently a PhD candidate in Music Composition at UC San Diego working with Prof. Rand Steiger.