Feras Charestan is from the city of Al-Hasakeh, in the northeast of Syria, and studied qānun at the High Institute of Music in Damascus. He has performed as a qānun soloist with symphony orchestras and has been a member of popular bands as well as contemporary music ensembles that are creating new music rooted in Middle Eastern traditions. Feras Charestan currently lives in Stockholm, Sweden.
|Name||Performance Year With AKMI|
|Contemporary music from the ends of the Silk Route||2016, 2017|
|Basel Rajoub & Soriana Project||2014, 2015, 2016, 2017|
|New sounds from Arab lands||2012|
|Aga Khan Ensemble||2017|
|AKMI master musicians, Kronos Quartet and Bassekou Kouyaté||2018|