Sahba Motallebi (Persian صهبا مطلبی) is an Iranian, musician, songwriter and a Tar, Setar and Shoorangiz player and also the author of two books on Persian classical music, namely "Tolou" and "Nyaiesh".
A virtuoso of Tar and Setar, Sahba Motallebi is an internationally renowned musician. Sahba has been awarded the best Tar player by the Iranian Music Festival for four consecutive years. She has travelled around the globe presenting Persian music to enthusiasts in numerous countries.
To date, Sahba has released a number of CDs. A graduated of CalArts in world performance music performance and dance, she has been an ambassador of classical Persian music in the United States and has captivated audiences in prestigious venues such as Hollywood bowl.