|Short Name:||Hanan Yaqub|
|Full Name:||Yaqub, Hanan|
Hanan Yaqub has served since 1979 as Minister of Worship and Music at Trinity United Presbyterian Church of Santa Ana, California, where she directs an outstanding program of 12 choral and instrumental ensembles and plans weekly worship services known for their broad eclecticism. She is a graduate of Occidental College, California State University Fullerton, and the University of Southern California. Dr. Yaqub has taught choral music at the University of Southern California, California State University Fullerton, Chapman University, Scripps College, Cypress College, and Hope International University, and for 5 years was the artistic director of the Claremont Chorale. In 1993, she made her Carnegie Hall debut with choir and orchestra as guest conductor for Mid-America Productions, and in 1998 returned for a second engagement. Ensembles under her direction have sung numerous choral-orchestral masterworks and performed at conventions of both the American Choral Directors Association and the Choral Conductors Guild (now NACM). Dr. Yaqub is a past president of the California chapter of ACDA.