With 3,500 sqft. of space, Melodica Music & Dance Institute is one of the most elite and professional music and dance institutes in Dubai, founded by pop star Afshin and his band the A-Team from Germany, with more than 500 concerts worldwide. Music is our life, our business and our passion. We specialise in teaching children, adults and also teachers & professionals. We are proud to have top Dubai's music and Dance instructors from different nationalities in the world including German, American, Russian, Dutch, Bulgarian, Poland, Cuban, Serbian, Belarus, South African and many more on our team. If you are serious and interested in music and dance classes in Dubai we are registered with major exam boards ABRSM, TRINITY & RAD Ballet.
TIM SULLIVAN | HEAD OF MUSIC DEPARTMENT
Tim Sullivan was born and raised in New York City, USA. At the age of five he began his music studies and soon enrolled in the preparatory division at the Mannes College of Music, later continuing with their college program. He graduated Mannes with a Bachelor of Music degree, majoring in classical piano performance.
After many years as a piano teacher in New York city and concerts as soloist, chamber musician and, as the winner of several competitions, concerto performances with New York City area orchestras, Tim went on to a successful career as a pianist/vocalist in various venues in the United States and several cruise lines. As an entertainer, Tim covers pop, rock, jazz, standards and Broadway styles.
Tim has recently returned to his teaching profession, now working and residing in the Dubai, UAE.
PEGY RASTEGAR | DIRECTOR
Pegy Rastegar was born on February 1984 in Shiraz.
At the age of 7 Pegy migrated with his family to Rotterdam/Netherland.
She graduated from Rotterdam Univercity in Holland with a Bachelor Degree of International Business Management, majoring in Marketing.
After her graduation Pegy Moved to Dubai and Joined Melodica Music & Dance Institute Family in September 2013.
AFSHIN | FOUNDER
With millions of fans around the world and many concerts worldwide in the past 15 years, Afshin is no doubt one of the most successful singer and songwriter in the Middle East.
Afshin was born on 1978 in Persian. At a young age Afshin migrated with his family to Germany to continue his musical career. In 1999 Afshin released his first album (Scent of Rain) in Los Angeles and started his professional career.
Live concerts became a major part of Afshin's career, as audiences went stark raving crazy. Afshin played with his live band A-Team Worldwide multiple times in: USA, Canada, Australian, UAE, UK, Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Canada, France, Italy, New Zealand, Turkey, Armenian, Swiss, Tajikistan, Georgia and of course Germany.
Touring around the globe, Afshin has met many people who were interested in music. He always wished to open his own music institute one day. He dreamed of having all music fanatics from all nationalities under one roof. After realizing this wish, he left the cold in Germany and moved to wonderful warmth of Dubai in 2013. With the help of A-Team and KHDA approval, Melodica Music and Dance institute was inaugurated.
Melodica has become a major part of Afshin’s professional singing life. He has moved closer to realization of his dream with the most professional and artistic institute in Dubai.