Kamilya Jubran is a singer and musician, born in Israel to Palestinian parents. Elias Jubran, Kamilya's father, an instrument maker and music teacher, provided her first exposure to classical Arab music.
From 1982 to 2002, Jubran was affiliated with Sabreen Group as the lead singer and Qanoon player, as well as other instruments. Together with the group she established the Sabreen Association for Artistic Development––a non-profit organization that seeks to promote art and music to the local community.
Since 2002 , Kamilya has performed primarily as a solo vocalist and oud player, touring extensively across Europe and the Middle East to present both original and classic compositions, and to share her broader vision of contemporary Arabic song.
Kamilya Joubran's peformance is made possible through the generous support of ArteEast (www.arteeast.org) and through a re-grant by the Ford Foundation.