Afshin Khaef has studied at the Stockholm Royal College of Music, Piteå College of Music, University of Stavanger and he is currently doing his PhD in music composition at University of Sussex. Since 2001 he has collaborated with several ensembles and orchestras as pianist, composer, and conductor in a broad range of genres and music styles in Europe.

His passion for complex orchestral music and his polystylistic experimental approach in composition has made him to write music in various styles and for different setups. Some of his latest works, the oratorio Persian Epilouge November 2017 and SYMPHONIC ODYSSEY February 2020 were performed in Berdwaldhallen, Stockholm.