Khorshid Dadbeh


Khorshid Dadbeh is an Iranian Tanbour, Tar, Setar, and Baglama player. She grew up in an artistic family and started her musical journey playing Setar with her father. She studied Tanbour with Sohrab Pournazeri and Tar with Houshang Zarif, Katrin Kimiai, Ali Ghamsari, and Amir Sharifi. She started her professional activities when she was only 16 years old performing with the Shams Ensemble. 

Khorshid has also had the privilege to perform with great artists such as Keykhosro Pournazi and Homayoun Shajarian and participated in different cultural events and well-known concert halls such as Fez Festival of World Sacred Music and Theatre de la Ville. She has performed in different countries from all around the world like Iran, France, Netherlands, Austria, Morocco, and Italy. Moreover, she had the honor and opportunity to join different national and international tours with various artists. Khorshid and her brother Sepand established the Jansouz ensemble in 2012. They named their ensemble, Jansouz, after the artistic name of their grandfather, a renowned maestro in the field of singing and the cultural history of the Iranian music; ever since, they have been performing compositions and improvisations from Iranian classical music and Tanbour music in various events.

She attended Tehran Conservatory, attaining a bachelor in performing Tar, and then completed her musical studies with a master at Codarts-University for the Arts (Netherlands), under the supervision of Kudsi Erguner, Michalis Cholevas, Mutlu Kizilgedik and Zeynel Demir in World Music.