Music educator, Producer, percussionist
At the age of 21, Firas moved to Lebanon to pursue his musical
education and enrolled directly in the Lebanese Conservatory to
graduate later in 2006.
Right after that, he started to teach Arabic percussion at the higher
music institute of music in Damascus. In 2012 Firas received a
scholarship from Berklee College of Music to study master degree
in Contemporary Studio Performance in the Valencia Campus
where he was awarded a postmaster’s scholarship for the
Development of a curriculum for Arabic percussion instruments.
Firas has 11 years of experience in Higher education of music
between Syria, Spain, and Germany.
Firas has broad experience running workshops and seminars
about Arabic percussion all around the world. As a performer, he has
performed with many bands of different styles such as classical
music, Classical Arabic music, Jazz, Fusion, Latin, and Flamenco.
Besides he has worked as a studio musician recorded taking part in
2016 Firas earned an award from The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture -
AFAC to Produce his first album.