Waseen, D.M.A., is a professor of music at Black Hills State University and has studied under the tutelage of Thomas Wegren, Marilyn Shrude, Robert Morris and Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon. In addition to composing, Waseen is an active performer, specializing in music by contemporary composers, and has premiered several works written by himself and his colleagues. He was awarded the Eastman School of Music Wayne Brewster Barlow Prize for his “Concerto for Voice and Voices” and in 2012, he was the Commissioned Composer for the South Dakota Music Teachers Association for which he composed “Five Moments” for soprano and piano. Waseen has taught theory, composition and piano at Black Hills State since 2010 and holds a doctorate degree from the Eastman School of Music, a master’s degree from Bowling Green State University in composition, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota, Duluth, with a double major in piano performance and theory/composition.

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