Studied music at The National Conservatory of Music of Lebanon for a period of seven years and is
a member of the Syndicate of Professional Musicians of Lebanon.
In Canada he obtained a Bachelor Degree
in Computer Science and Music- Kanoun performance from
Nizar is extensively experienced in performing on the Kanoun with many Arabic folkloric
troupes, which toured extensively throughout Lebanon and other Middle Eastern countries. He
participated in the prestigious: Conservatoire du Liban ensemble,
consisting of seventy of Lebanon’s finest musicians. The group was
invited by Radio Stuttgart, in Germany where Lebanon was represented among thirty other
countries. In addition, Nizar took part in numerous tours organized by
folkloric cultural companies, sponsored by The Ministry of Tourism of
Lebanon. Nizar has played in several national tour circuits taking him to:
Gulf countries, as well as several African and American continent concert
dates. In one of these: The International Exposition of Poitiers in
1997, Mr.Tabcharani was acting musical director of the company throughout the
tour to France. The busy ensemble played packed
houses alongside a host of famous singers and artists in an exhaustive visit of
more than 30 countries.
In 2001 Nizar Tabcharani performed in the 22nd edition of the ever popular Festival
International de Jazz de Montréal. He was seen and heard on his kanoun
on Télé Québec on January 23, 2001 and played for a Middle Eastern
exposition at the Musée d'Art National of Quebec City. The years 2002
and 2003 brought Nizar to spotlights on Canadian stages at : Le Festival du
Monde Arabe where he played with Christine Atallah and the Bassalindos,
The Lebanese Festival, Les
Francofolies, Winiarziana, Montreal, and the Lebanorama Festival
in Ottawa, where he is a frequent guest.
Nizar Tabcharani musician, composer, producer and arranger aims to bring the beautiful sounds of his kanoun and its Middle Eastern melodies to
everyone. He produced an album in 2010 'Bayati Ana' of his own compositions and arrangements
and released it in a spectacular show at Place Des Arts in Montreal during the show Je me souviens 2.0, which he co-produced with the
Festival du Monde Arabe.