Ariana Yekrangi (b. 1995) is a composer from Iran residing in Helsinki, Finland. A current student of Matthew Whittall, he also studied classical guitar at the Sichuan Conservatory of Music with professor Xu Bao. Ariana’s music is often described as inspiring and engaging with a natural tendency to breathe. His works have been featured in concerts around the world, including in Tehran, Chengdu, Helsinki and recently Portland. Ariana’s diverse output of instrumental music includes chamber opera works as well as pieces for soloists and chamber groups.