"(Vahdat) is able to maintain the theatrical aspect through a strong vocal performance and production that brings new life to the scene. Left is a tastefully delivered album of heartbreak and love; moving and tender songs touch on this inner struggle, embracing the listener and offering strength and solidarity." (The Permanent Rain Press) 

"It is totally okay to take big artistic risks. If things don't turn out the way you hoped, not only does life not end, but you have the opportunity to learn and become a better artist..."(Shaudi Vahdat)

"Credit music director Shaudi Bianca Vahdat and the four-piece band for the fun, foot-stomping interpretations." (Blog Critics) 

  • The Huffington Post-BrechtFest | September 22, 2015 | The Horse In Motion’s production BrechtFest Is A Whirlwind of Talented Actors Serving Up Three Brecht Stories & Breakfast

  • The Horse in Motion Blog | August 7, 2015 | Singing is a Fight: An Interview with Mahsa Vahdat on the role of the arts in social change (by Shaudi Bianca Vahdat)

"The presence of influential artists gives power to the people and dissidents and also strengthens a kind of unity." (Mahsa Vahdat) 

"Musical interludes broke up any moments of stiffness. “Unintentional” by Shaudi Vahdat was an unshakeable earworm crackling with humor and warmth, delving into everyone’s unintentional creeper moments." (City Arts)