Abdallah Abozekry Abdallah Abozekry Cairo Abdallah Abozekry is one of Egypt’s youngest Saz players. He studied the instrument in the Arab Oud House, with a Syrian-Kurdish teacher, later graduating at the age of 15 to become the first and the youngest teacher for Saz in the Arab world. He is currently working as a teacher at Arab Oud House in Cairo. At 14 years old, he won the 3rd place in the Saz international competition in 2009 held by Selhi Al Wadi institute. By 19 he won the 1st place in the Saz international competition organized by the Cairo Opera House at the 23rd Arab Music Festival (2014). Abozekry is a member of Orchestra Al Sharq and Bait Al Oud Orchestra directed by Mr. Naseer Shamma. He has performed several concerts in Egypt and in the Arab region including UAE, Qatar, Oman, Tunisia, and Lebanon. His performances also included a tour in France in which he was accompanied by his brother Mohamed Abozekry and his band Heejaz, performing live at L’institut du Monde Arabe.