Sharbel was born in 1982 in the port city of Haifa which is located on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea.  He started his musical studies at the age of 5 with basic rhythmic training.  At the age of 8 he started studying Piano with Mr. Theodor Broder at the Rubin Conservatory of Music in Haifa.  He continued studying with Mr. Broder until his retirement, then Sharbel studied with Ms. Rieta Lesuchen also a teacher at the Rubin Conservatory in Haifa.

After graduating from High School, Sharbel attended the university in Haifa and received a B.Sc in computer science.  After graduating from university, and while continuing his piano training with Ms. Rieta Lesuchen, Sharbel decided to move to Canada and apply to study composition at the University of Toronto.

Sharbel’s music has been performed in Toronto, New York and Jerusalem.

Sharbel studies piano with Mr. John Kruspe and composition with Mr. Alexander Rapaport and also studied with Mr. Christos Hatzis.  Sharbel enjoys a career as a touring piano player as well.

Sharbel received his doctorate in composition from the University of Toronto.

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