Reviewed as "...eerie" and "...glowering", Jahandari's music has been selected and performed at numerous festivals including ISCM World Music Days in Estonia, World Saxophone Congress in Croatia, South by Southwest, SEAMUS at Berklee, International Saxophone Symposium at GMU, SPLICE at WMU Electroacoustic Barn Dance at JU, EMS60 at UIUC, ElectroAcousticMiniFest at WSU, Midwest Composers Symposium at IU, West Fork New Music, Electronic Music Midwest, EE+F, Fusebox Festival, Sound In Sculpture, LaTex Festival, EARS and many more.
A composer of acoustic and electronic music, with projects ranging from concert works to interdisciplinary and film scores. Active in a diverse array of genres and interested in music as a documentary, Jahandari's works have been performed and recorded in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, and he has received awards including first prizes at 2Agosto and Pejman competitions for his orchestral and chamber music. Commissioning includes from the Grammy nominee ensemble, PubliQuartet.
Currently pursuing his Composition Ph.D. as a Teaching Assistant in Digital Arts at the University of Iowa, Jahandari holds degrees in Composition from the Art University of Tehran (B.M.) as well as from University of Texas at Austin (M.M.), where he served as a Teaching Assistant in Digital Music. His portfolio includes works for electronic media, mixed chamber ensembles, symphonic orchestra, wind ensemble, choir, and solo instruments.