Wassim Mukdad is a musician from Syria, he composes, directs and plays the Oud (the Arabic Laute) performing multiple genres like Tarab, ...
Wassim Mukdad is a musician from Syria, he composes, directs and plays the Oud (the Arabic Laute) performing multiple genres like Tarab, Dance and Medieval music mixed with elements from other musical cultures. Since early childhood, Wassim played both the Oud and Piano, strongly inspired by Munir Bashir, one of the best Oud players in the history. He continued his academic studies at ‘’the Higher Institute of Music in Damascus’’ under the supervision of the renown professors Askar Alikbarov (from Azerbaijan), Isam Rafee and Mohammad Othman (from Syria). Wassim works currently on various projects like ‘’Kayan Project’’, a mixed quartet of Syria and Israel, delivering a message of peace and diversity. He is also a part of ‘’Andalucia’’, a multi-continental music group performing tunes from Europe, Latin America and the Arab world. Wassim has performed also with a lot of ensembles in Syria and Turkey stressing on opening the conversation between cultures and advocating peace in the fac