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Tarek Malki was Born in Damascus 1983. His first piano lesson was at the age of 9. He played piano for three years before switching to classical guitar. In the year 2000 he entered the high institute of music in Damascus and the faculty of fine art at the same time. He finished his studies there in 2007 and then moved to Lyon to attend the regional conservatory of Lyon and study with Jesus Castro Balbi.
Tarek participated in many master classes and took lessons in Spain, Italy, Germany, and France with very famous classical guitarists such as: David Russell, Manuel Barrueco, Odair Assad, Roberto Aussel, Roland Dyens, Antigoni Goni, Olivier Chassin, Bill Kanengiser, Ricardo Gallen, Dale Kavanagh, Gerald Garcia, Arnaud Dumond and many others. In 2007, Tarek won the 2nd prize at the National Guitar Competition of Ceyzériat (France).
On top of his career as a classical guitarist, Tarek also plays electric guitar with several ensembles in many musical styles such as rock and bakanian music. He also participated in several concerts with oriental music ensembles.
Currently Tarek is learning how to expand his music career in Tom Hess' Music Careers Mentoring Program.
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