Biography


  • Mustafa Said, born in Cairo, 1983.
  • Musician and musicologist.
  • Oud virtuoso and singer.
  • Founder of Asil Ensemble for Arab​ classical contemporary music in 2003.
  • Director of Arab Music Archiving and Research (AMAR),​ Lebanon, since 2010.
  • Prepares and makes “Rawdat al Balabel”, a podcast specialized in Arabic music, for AMAR & Sharja ِArt Foundation.
  • Taught at the High Institute of Music, Antonine University, Lebanon since 2006.
  • Taught at the Arab Oud House (Bait El-Oud Al-Arabi), Cairo since 2004.​​​
  • Produced several albums, as well as publishing music online.
  • Wrote several works for theatre, documentaries.
  • Participated in several confences, workshops and festivals.
  • Solo performer and with ensembles, given concerts in major venues around the world.

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