ROLES OF A MACHINE, by Hassan Estakhrian
Hassan Estakhrian is a composer, performer, producer, songwriter, and intermedia artist. He collides genres spanning across pop, rock, jazz, experimental, electronic, and art music. He often integrates games, theatrics, and computers into his practice. His assortment of works include rock operas, chamber pieces, games with adaptive graphic scores, structured improvisation, and intermedia stories based in fantasy and science fiction. Hassan is currently a doctoral candidate in music composition at Stanford University.