Zukhra Istibai

Musician and Psychology Lecturer located in Almaty / Kazakhstan.

As first profession she is Musician and plays Kyl Kobyz and  Shan Kobyz (Jewish Harp). She graduated from the Kurmangazy Conservatory in Almaty.

As professional Kobyz Player, she toured with the well known National Orchestra „Otrar Sazy” in Russia and Europe.

In addition, Mag. Zukhra Istibai has a master’s degree in psychology and is currently Lecturer in Psychology at the T.K. Zhurgenov Kazakh National Academy of Arts. In this role she developed an art training with musical instruments based on improvisation. Numerous exercises and tasks are practiced here. Various instruments including Kazakh folk instruments are used for these trainings. An improvised orchestra with an incredible and unique sound was created.

In August 2017, she held trainings in Vienna and Melk/Austria, where she had the opportunity to work with international colleagues.

Contact via KultEurasia