VAHID JAHANDARI is a composer inspired by social-political culture and interactive technology, projects ranging from concert works to interdisciplinary and film scores. Currently pursuing his Composition PhD as a graduate assistant at the University of Florida, Jahandari holds degrees in Composition from the University of Texas at Austin (M.M.) where he served as a teaching assistant in Digital Music, and Art University of Tehran (B.M.).
Active in a diverse array of genres and interested in music as documentary, Jahandari's works have been performed and recorded in the United States, Europe and Middle East, and he has received several awards for his music. His portfolio includes works for electronic media, mixed chamber ensembles, symphonic orchestra, wind ensemble, choir, and solo instruments.
Jahandari's principal instructors including Russell Pinkston, Bruce Pennycook, Yevgeniy Sharlat, Amir Eslami, Amin Honarmand and Hamidreza Dibazar.