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Joined in
2017

KARIM

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Teaches Cello, Viola, Violin, String Bass

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Cello, Viola, Violin, String Bass

About KARIM

Karim Wasfi is a renowned cellist and conductor; he is the president and founder of Peace Through Arts Global Foundation and serve as fellow at the Geneva Center for Security Policy.

Coming with more than two decades of experience in cultural diplomacy, Karim use unique music & sound approach for healing and cross cultural integration, de radicalization, prevention of tension and counterterrorism. His innovative approach helped thousands of people in crises areas to rise from violence, fear, and intimidation of terror, to unleash their ability and find their creative and peaceful selves through music, sound and arts therapy.  Karim knows that healing and rebuilding inner and societal peace within terror affected communities proactively prevents future relapse to war and conflict,

His work and initiatives has been widely covered by national and international media including BBC, CNN, New York times, Forbes among others, his YouTube videos playing music in the aftermath of explosions in Iraq went viral with more than 33 million viewers.

 In recognition for his transformative positive difference for the future of humanity and the world Karim was awarded the 2015 Humanitarian of the year by the Arabian Global Business community, the 2016 Asia Game Changers Award by the Asia Society & The Rockefeller Foundation. 

Karim holds a BA in Physics and Philosophy Cairo University and an MA in music Technology and conducting from Indiana University School of Music-Bloomington.

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