Nima Hamidi (b.1984) is a Persian composer and currently pursuing the PhD in Music Composition at the University of Iowa. He studied the setar, an Iranian traditional instrument, as well as the guitar before moving beginning his terminal degree in 2011. His music attempts to bring together aspects of Iranian traditional folk music with Western contemporary techniques. He is currently a Teaching Assistant in music theory and studies composition with David Gompper.
LISTEN: suspended notions for oboe, violin and viola
Zach Pulse, Oboe
Noah Jenkins, Violin
Sam Kelder, Viola