Born in 1971, Kourosh started violin at the young age of 12 and after a few years he switched to Persian instruments “Kamancheh”. As a teenager, he played in several famous traditional music ensembles and after that, he has since played many concerts all over the world and many international music festivals.
In 1994 he graduated from the Art and Architectural University (Graphic and Advertising field) in Tehran and continued being active in this field ever since. He has been nominated for the best Persian musical instrument player in “Musicema” festival. He has been the judge of the best music albums released in 2015 in Iran.
Kourosh Babaei immigrated to Canada in 2016 and continues to teach music and perform concerts.
www.kamanceh.com is his personal website.