About Milad Khawam
Milad Khawam is a trumpet- and duduk player and composer. Hailing from Damascus, where he studied classical and Arabic music, he is now based in Berlin. Since 2010 Khawam has played principal trumpet with many orchestras between Europe and the Middle East. He has also been a featured soloist in various groups, performing at Morgenland-fest 2016 and Karneval der Kulturen 2016. In 2017, he composed an original soundtrack for No Monsters in Berlin, a short film which won the Grand Jury prize of Diversity at the Cannes Short Film Showcase. Khawam's compositions have been performed at German festivals such as XJazz Festival Berlin 2018 and Fusion 2018. A featured soloist in the Jazzaar global ensemble in Switzerland 2019, Khawam shared the stage with the likes of acclaimed drummer Billy Cobham. He also produces electronic music.