B.M. – Azerbaijan State Conservatory, Baku, Azerbaijan – 1996
M.M. – R. Strauss Conservatory in Munich, Germany – 2003
Mr. Sabayev has been principal French horn player of the Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Orchestra since 2006, performing under the baton of Mstislav Rostropovich, Zubin Mehta, Maxim Vengerov, and Denis Matsuyev, among others.
He has recorded solo performances with Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Orchestra as well as with “Fach Hoch Schule Orchester” in Munich.
Mr. Sabayev previously taught at the Ammam National Conservatorium, Jordan, and has been a faculty member of Baku Academy of Music, the M. Rostropovich School of Music, and the International School of Azerbaijan in Baku.
He is winner of the Republic of Azerbaijan Wind Players’ Competition and a recipient of the Presidential Honorary Award for “Outstanding Contribution to the Music of Art of Azerbaijan Republic”.