From Tehran Iran, Behyar studied classical guitar. He played at venues in Iran, Kuwait, Syria, and Pakistan before moving to the U.S. in 1997. He taught guitar in Iran and Pakistan.
Behyar enjoys the culinary and woodworking arts. He built classical guitars for 5 years and was a builder of fine furniture.
He joined Turku as it's bass player in 2010, though he
played Persian music with Farzad for years before.