Simon Shaheen

Simon Shaheen is an eleven-time Grammy award-nominated composer; avid producer of festivals; renowned leader of music ensembles; winner of multiple international awards for his original creations of unique world music and his ingenuity as virtuoso on the oud and violin. He is professor of music at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, one of the most significant Arab musicians and performers of his generation. He has released seven albums and contributed selections to soundtracks for movies, theatrical performances, and documentaries.​