Ghaeth Almaghoot is a Syrian / Dutch clarinetist from a small city called Salamiyah, Syria. He did not start his journey with music as a child, it was later at age 21 that he first began playing the clarinet.
He moved to live in The Netherlands in 2015 after fleeing the war in Syria; making a new start as both a student and musician under the guidance of his teacher, Alex Simu.
Ghaeth is a graduate from the conservatoire of Rotterdam, Codarts class of 2022, gaining a Masters degree centred around Ethnomusicology at Codarts Rotterdam.
Ghaeth has been involved in many different projects during his career, currently performing with DAFA trio, L’Chaim and Dyar Band.
He has been fortunate enough to tour to many countries with his music (Mexico, Poland, Italy, Switzerland, France, Austria, Sweden, Belgium, Turkey, Germany, Romania) and has played alongside great artists such as Lena Chamamyan, Ellen ten Damme, Netherlands Blazers Ensemble, Konrad Koselleck Big Band, Paul de Leeuw and many others.
"His clarinet style adopts many different genres and his tone is as expressive and moving as a vocal line" - International Music Meeting Festival 2018.