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Mohamed Hamdy (Clarinet)

Iman Moustafa (Soprano)

Iman Moustafa graduated with distinction from the Cairo Conservatoire in 1986.
She obtained her doctoral degree with honors in Paris where she had studied and performed with famous soprano Caroline Dumas.
She received first prize in oriental and opera singing at the Cultural Supreme Council Competition in 1981, and in the same year represented Egypt in an international competition in Toulouse, France.
In 1986, she took part in the 5th Madame Butterfly International Competition held in Japan. Iman Moustafa performed with a well-known French organization (1984), and with the Mediterranean Sea Orchestra. 
She also gave several solo recitals in Alexandria and Cairo, at the Egyptian Academy of Arts in Rome, and in other concert halls throughout Italy. She sang the part of the countess in Le Nozze di Figaro in Paris. At the Maria Callas Competition in Rome in Italy (1991) she won the first prize and was awarded the State Prize in Arts in 2002. Her repertoire includes roles in many operas such as: Thais, Les Pecheurs de Perles, La Boheme, La Traviata, Tosca, Aida 2002 near the site of Pyramids, Madama Butterfly, Cavalleria Rusticana and Don Giovanni. Currently, she is the head of the singing department at the Cairo Conservatoire.