Hayan Charlston is an international woodwind artist (oboe/English horn, saxophones, flute, clarinet, EWI), performer, song writer, contractor, and educator. Holding M.M. degree in music performance from USC, she is a CEO of HCwinds that provides high quality entertainment services for various events.
HC has performed at countless venues including Greek Amphitheater, Dolby, Nokia, Verizon, pretty much every 5-star resorts and event halls and theaters in CA, and other states nationally and internationally as arenas in Dubai, Turkey, South America, Asia, and Europe.
HC has been reviewed and interviewed by (LAweekly, Examiner, Glendale News Press, Musicals in LA, StagesceneLA, Jazztimes, 98.9 WOWE Jamz, KPFK 90.7, and Starworldwidenetworks). appeared in TV shows and films. (United Airline national commercial, CSI Miami, Teen Wolf, Two Broke Girls, ER, What About Brian, Without a Trace, united states of tara, Sweet 16, Yamaha posters). She is an endorsed artist of Dakota Saxophones of PJLA MUSIC Co. and Fiberreed Inc.
Not only as a performer but also an educator, Ms. Charlston’s teaching experience includes directing community bands, chamber groups, private instructions at music studios in CA and world-wide via skype. Her Master Classes and woodwind clinics experiences include giving Master Class concerts and woodwinds demonstrations to schools in the Orange County district supported by The Philharmonic Society of Local 47, Master Class teaching Music Appreciation 101 at community colleges, woodwind clinic concerts at the YULA Jewish high school in Beverly Hills. She also educated many elementary schools in the downtown Los Angeles district through USC Outreach program. She is still currently active with giving master classes, private, and group instructions in person and Skype. Thanks to advanced technology of today’s world, she has students and recording sessions all over the world!
HC is always working on many different projects at HCwinds Entertainment and collaborations with other artists and entertainers, in various packages for all occasions and shows anywhere from solo acts, duos, trios, horn sections, or DJ collaborations.