Vahid Jahandari

Composer Info

Vahid Jahandari

Vahid Jahandari recently graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a master’s degree in Composition, where he studied with Russell Pinkston, Bruce Pennycook and Yevgeniy Sharlat, and served as a teaching assistant in Digital Music at the UT’s Center for Arts and Entertainment Technologies. Jahandari begins his PhD program in Composition at the University of Florida in Fall 2018. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in Composition from the Art University of Tehran.

Jahandari's music incorporates a wide range of influences from Persian folk music to avant-garde Western art music to electronic music. His works has been performed in Europe, Middle East, and the United States, and he has received several awards for his compositions. His portfolio includes works for electronic media, mixed chamber ensembles, symphonic orchestra, wind ensemble, choir, and solo instruments.​

Karlheinz Stockhausen, György Ligeti, Charles Ivas and Steve Reich, Thomas Ades, Arvo Pärt

Student Information

Degree Pursuing
Masters, Composition


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