Tar and sitar master Sahba Motallebi is set to perform Saturday, January 27th accompanied by Naghmeh Farahmand at North Beach Bandshell in Miami.
Sahba Motallebi is an award-winning Iranian musician. She began studying music as a young girl in Sari, northern Iran. Shortly after graduating from the Tehran Conservatory of Music, she co-founded a pioneering women’s music ensemble and later joined the Iranian National Orchestra, beginning her career as an international performer.
She left Iran in 2003 to pursue graduate studies, closed to her there because of her faith. Sahba is also recognized as an innovator in the teaching of Persian music, putting instructional materials on the internet and teaching students online.
North Beach Bandshell
7275 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL, 33141
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