Shahriyar Jamshidi

About Shahriyar Jamshidi

Shahriyar Jamshidi, a Kurdish Kamanche (four-stringed-spiked-fiddle) player, composer, vocalist, founder of the Dilan Chamber Ensemble and co-performer at Kamancello, is a graduate of Tehran University of Art and a former artist-in-residence at Banff Centre. Shahriyar has devoted his artistic career to the preservation and transmission of the Kurdish musical heritage. Also, he is well known for his creative and masterful kamanche improvisations, both as a soloist and in ensembles.

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