While all Sabreen albums' liner notes include the names
of individuals who collaborated with the group, on each
recording, the following individuals remain the primary
contributors to and full time members of Sabreen.
The founder of the group, Said is also the composer
and arranger of all its music. He is the general director
of Sabreen Association for Artistic Development and
remains one of the prominent figures influencing music
in Palestine. He plays numerous oriental instruments
for Sabreen recordings, has also co-founded, and trained
a number of local music and folk groups. He is on the
board of directors for a number of local arts, production,
and education centres and was the artistic director
of a number of local music festivals. Said also composes
music for theatre, films, documentaries, and for folk
Kamilya is the lead singer of Sabreen. She is the group's
co-producer and is the vice-director of Sabreen Association
for Artistic Development. She learned and trained from
her father, a gifted music teacher and instrument maker.
Contributing to the lead vocals to all of Sabreen’s
productions, she plays Oud and Qanoon.
Wissam first developed his voice and percussion skills
at the age of five while participating in an educational
music band for young people initiated by Sabreen. He
went on to learn the Oud in their training center in
1990. He studied jazz piano for three years in a music
academy in Jerusalem and he has performed solo in international
music festivals and has contributed to recorded film
scores, in addition to leading music training workshops
with local youngsters.
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