American Violinist Dr. Sabouri was born in 1983. Dr. Sabouri has performed recitals and concerts all over the world in places like: Holland, Sweden, Austria, Germany as well as the United States.
Dr. Sabouri has soloed for the opening of the Edinburugh Festival, as well as with the Texas Chamber Orchestra, Las Vegas Philharmonic, Henderson Symphony, the Early Music Ensemble at the Butler School of Music, and the Ottawa Sinfonette. He has also won first prize in the National Federation of Music Clubs Young Artist Competition, as well as being National Finalist for Music Teachers National Association Young Artists Division, The Texas Young Artist Competition, and the Coeur D’Alene competition. He has attended such festivals as IMS Prussia Cove, International Holland Music Sessions, International Sommer Akademie (Semmering, Austria), Aurora Chamber Music Festival (Sweden) Aspen Music festival, London Master Classes taught by Gyorgy Pauk (Professor of Violin at the Royal Academy of Music in London), Strings! featuring members of the Philadelphia Orchestra, Sound Encounters, and the Blanche Bryden Institute at the Sunflower Music Festival.
Dr. Sabouri has also performed in such orchestras as the Minnesota Orchestra, Pittsburgh Opera, Wheeling Symphony, River Oaks Chamber Orchestra in Houston, Austin Symphony, and Las Vegas Philharmonic.
Dr. Sabouri is a passionate music educator. His book titled “Upbeat” guides middle /high school students and their parents on the road to music school acceptance. His students have competed and featured in such competitions and media outlets as: Menuhin Competition, Sphinx Competition , and NPR’s From The Top. Dr. Sabouri’s students have also been accepted to the top conservatories and universities in the country including: The Juilliard School, Colburn, New England Conservatory, Cleveland Institute of Music and many more. Dr. Sabouri is the founder and Artistic Director of Texas Strings Festival. He has served as Adjunct Strings Professor at Concordia College as well as Violin faculty and Artistic Director at Concordia College Music Academy in Austin, Texas. Prior to this position, he was appointed Lecturer Violin Professor at Centenary College in Shreveport, Louisiana. He has also been faculty at Encore Chamber Music Institute, Omaha Conservatory of Music Institute, and the Brian Lewis Young Artist Program. He performs on a Cuyper Violin made in 1793.