Omar Faruk Tekbilek, honored as a peacemaker and virtuoso, is a sought-after musician with his music symbolizing unity in diversity. A musical prodigy from a young age, Omar Faruk has been touring the world since his 20’s, playing music for live audiences, recorded albums, and television and film.
He is a multi-instrumentalist and considered one of the world’s foremost exponents of Middle Eastern music. A recipient of many awards and recognitions, he has collaborated with a number of leading musicians including Karl Berger, Ginger Baker, Youssou N’Dour, and Jai Uttal. He tours extensively throughout the Middle East, Europe, Australia, and North and South America.