Born in Chicago, Palestinian-American clarinetist Amer Hasan enjoys a multifaceted career as an orchestral and chamber musician, and soloist. He has received top awards in the Vandoren Emerging Artist Competition, Yamaha Young Performing Artists Competition, Brevard Music Center Concerto Competition, and the Fischoff and M-Prize Chamber Music Competitions. Amer has performed as a soloist with the Oistrakh Symphony, Akron Symphony, and Brevard Music Center Orchestra. In 2019, Amer joined the Akron Symphony as principal clarinet. His career has brought him to travel the world, performing and teaching in North and South America, Europe, and Western Asia. As an educator, Amer has served as an instructor of clarinet and chamber music at Oberlin College. He holds a strong interest in arts leadership, having previously served as Oberlin Conservatory’s Arts Administration Fellow. Amer holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Oberlin Conservatory and currently studies with David Shifrin at the Yale School of Music.