School of Music

School of Music Faculty

Jeiran Hasan

Jeiran Hasan, D.M.A.
Instructor of Flute
Browne Hall Studio D
J-Hasan@wiu.edu
www.j-hasan.com

Flutist Jeiran Hasan, D.M.A., is the Instructor of Flute and a member of the faculty Camerata Woodwind Quintet at Western Illinois University. She completed her Doctor of Musical Arts at the University of Iowa under the guidance of Nicole Esposito. She holds a master’s and bachelor’s degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where her teachers were Mary Kay Fink and Joshua Smith.

An active soloist, Dr. Hasan has won many awards and competitions including first prize in the Kentucky Flute Society, Upper Midwest Flute Association, South Carolina Flute Society, San Diego Flute Guild, Flute Society of Washington, Atlanta Flute Club, and Seattle Flute Club Young Artist Competitions. Her first prize win at the Golden Classical Music Awards International Competition in 2018 resulted in her debut at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall. She was awarded second prize in the 2018 National Flute Association’s (N.F.A.) Orchestral Audition and Masterclass Competition and the Raleigh Area Flute Association Young Artist Competition. Jeiran was named third prize winner of the Mid-South Flute Festival Young Artist Competition and a semi-finalist in the 2018 and 2019 NFA Young Artist Competition, Philadelphia Flute Fair Young Artist Competition and the Schubert Club Competition of Minneapolis. The only participant from the U.S., Dr. Hasan competed in the Jeunesses International Flute Competition in Bucharest, Romania and the 3 rd  Theobald Böhm International Flute Competition in Munich, Germany.

A sought-after educator and adjudicator, Dr. Hasan has given masterclasses in Russia and Azerbaijan, in each respective language. In the summer of 2019, she travelled to Damascus, Syria where she worked with students at the National Conservatory. In June 2020, she will be the featured guest artist performing Carl Reinecke’s “Flute Concerto” with the Syrian National Orchestra. In July 2019, she was on the faculty of the International Transverse Flute Festival and Competition of Colombia, where she also gave masterclasses in Medellin, Bogota, Tocancipa, and Chia. She has also taught at the Holy Trinity Music Festival in Cange, Haiti. Nationally, she has held positions as the Cornell College (IA) Flute Instructor. In the U.S., Dr. Hasan has worked with students at institutions nation-wide. Her workshop on "Audition and Competition Preparation" was presented at the Iowa Flute Festival, St. Olaf College (MN), Philadelphia Flute Fair, and the Wisconsin Flute Festival. In addition, Hasan was the 2019 Flute Choir Guest Artist and Director for the Upper Midwest Flute Association in Minneapolis, MN.

Passionate about chamber music and orchestral playing, she can be found performing in many faculty collaborations at WIU. Dr. Hasan is the principal flutist of the Knox-Galesburg Symphony where she will be a featured soloist, performing Anze Rozman’s “Phoenix for Flute and Orchestra” in November 2019. In addition, she has performed with many ensembles throughout the Midwest such as the Des Moines Symphony (IA), Omaha Symphony (NE), and Cleveland Opera Circle (OH). In November 2018, Dr. Hasan was the featured soloist with the Iowa City New Horizons Band performing Cecile Chaminade’s “Concertino.” She was a selected member of the Hot Springs Music Festival, the National Repertory Orchestra, National Music Festival, Atlantic Music Festival Contemporary Institute, Spoleto USA, and Weekend of Chamber Music Festival.

Contact Dr. Hasan at J-Hasan@wiu.edu

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