Darya Dadvar is an accomplished Iranian soprano soloist and composer. She is a native of Rasht but grew up in Tehran. In 1991, she left Iran for France where she studied music. She is a graduate of The National Conservatory in Toulouse, France. She obtained her Diplome d'Etude Musical in voice in June 1999 and subsequently completed a four-year professional course in the Baroque style at the Conservatory of Toulouse in 2000. Darya further holds a postgraduate Master of Arts degree from School of Fine Arts of Toulouse (Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Toulouse).