Country: Tunisia

Sarra is a Tunis-based vocalist and Oud player. At only 19, she has already won several national singing and Oud competitions, performed with the Tunisian National Orchestra and the “Rachidia” traditional orchestra, and toured internationally throughout Europe, Northern Africa and the United States. Sarra was selected for the OneBeat program which brings together emerging musical leaders from around the world to collaborate, record new musical ideas and incubate artistic projects, and then goe on tour, performing for American audiences, collaborating with local musicians, and leading workshops with youth. An expressive vocalist who sings in multiple languages (Arabic, French, English and Turkish),
Sarra’s raw talent and adept musicianship make her one of Tunisia’s most promising young artists.

Photo credit: Alexia Webster / One Beat