A virtuoso of Tar and Setar, Sahba Motallebi is an internationally renowned musician. A member of the Iranian National Orchestra, Sahba has been awarded the best Tar player by the Iranian Music Festival for four consecutive years. She has travelled around the globe presenting Persian music to enthusiasts in numerous countries. To date, Sahba has released a number of CDs and has composed numerous theatrical pieces. She is a graduate of CalArts in world performance music, and has been an ambassador of classical Persian music in the United States performing in prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall and the Hollywood Bowl.