Saeid Kordmafi is an Iranian Santur player and composer living in London. Learning from a number of distinguished musicians in Iran and other countries, Saeid Kordmafi has attempted to experience various styles of performing classical Iranian music. He has participated in diverse live, recording and workshop projects in many countries. He is a member of the editorial board of Mahoor Music Quarterly, and used to work in the Music Departments at the Center for Great Islamic Encyclopedia (CGIE) as a research assistant and the Art University of Tehran as a lecturer. Saeid has graduated from a BA of Iranian classical music and a MA in Art studies both at the University of Tehran, and is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of Music at SOAS, University of London.He co founded Raha ensemble in 2007.