Jeiran Hasan started playing the flute at age nine and was taught music by her father, a retired musician. She is currently studying with Joshua Smith and Mary Kay Fink of the Cleveland Orchestra at the Cleveland Institute of Music. Jeiran has been a member of and toured and soloed with various youth, local and professional ensembles and the Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra. She has participated in many master classes and summer festivals. She founded Flute for Charity to keep talented, underprivileged musicians in the arts; giving guest performances in order to raise donations.

Jeiran was also accepted twice as a scholarship winner of the Critical Language Program through the U.S. State Department, which sent her to Azerbaijan to further continue her musical and linguistic studies in Azerbaijani and Azerbaijani folk music. Due to her involvement in the Azerbaijani language, Jeiran also won the Azerbaijani Society of America’s annual scholarship. Jeiran volunteers as an usher at Severance Hall. She is also an active member of Mu Phi Epsilon, an international music fraternity and regularly volunteers at the Cleveland Clinic as a musician.

-Taken from the stars in the classics website


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abrian1 - 2 Mar 2013