He was born in 1969 in Saqiz, East Kurdistan. He started playing musical instruments very early due to his interest in music, especially Kurdish music.
Ali Tahiri began his musical career in 1985 with Mr. Massoud Payami on the tambourine. Later he was a proud student of Mr. Rashid Faiznejad in Saqz and in Tehran with Mohammad Akhavan, the late Naserfarhangfar, Jamshid Mohabi and Bahman Rajabi. In 1996, he expanded his experiences with the tar instrument with Mr. Azad Mirzapour.
Because of his love for music, Mr. Ali went to Tehran to study music and soulfege with Behrooz Himati and Roshan Ravan Mobani.
Mr. Ali Tahiri has a diploma in education and is currently the head of the music council of Saqiz city under the Guidance Department and the head of the independent music school “Hora”.
Together with several other comrades such as Farooq Fooladi, Behzad Payami and Jamal Amini, he has proudly undertaken the task of educating and training musicians in the independent school “Hora” in Saqiz.
Mr. Ali Tahiri has actively participated in many festivals and artistic meetings, some of which can be mentioned such as: Erbil Kurdish Music Festival. Saqiz Kurdish Music Festival, which he was also responsible for organizing the festival. He has performed several times with experienced groups in Tehran, Mahabad, Sanaa, Saqiz, Bokan, Bana.
He has also recorded with many talented singers such as the late Braim Khayat, Mr. Sadiq Zohri, Hassan Ziafati, Seyed Ali Quraishi and Mohammad Afshari.
He got married in Saqiz and still continues his artistic and educational activities.