Iranian-born composer of acoustic and electronic music based in San Diego, 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. Jahandari is a multi-instrumentalist and improviser working across multiple genres and mediums.
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, International Saxophone Symposium, SPLICE, Electroacoustic Barn Dance, EMS60, ElectroAcousticMiniFest, Midwest Composers Symposium, West Fork New Music, EE+F, Fusebox, Sound In Sculpture, LaTex, EARS and many more.
Currently a Ph.D. student in Composition at the University of California San Diego, Jahandari holds degrees in Composition from the University of Texas at Austin (M.M.), as well as Tehran University of Art (B.M.). His portfolio includes works for electronic media, mixed chamber ensembles, symphonic orchestra, wind ensemble, choir, and solo instruments.