Kambiz Afshari is a flamenco guitarist born in Iran. He studied flamenco guitar at the Codarts (Rotterdam Conservatory) with Paco Peña where he obtained a bachelor's and master's degree. As a flamenco guitarist he performs as a soloist and as accompanist of flamenco singing and dancing. With the Bridge Ensemble he experiments with crossover between Iranian music and flamenco. He also writes and arranges (flamenco) music for strings and ensembles.