Sharbel was born in 1982 in the port city of Haifa which is located on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea. He started his musical studies at the age of 5 with basic rhythmic training. At the age of 8 he started studying Piano with Mr. Theodor Broder at the Rubin Conservatory of Music in Haifa. He continued studying with Mr. Broder until his retirement, then Sharbel studied with Ms. Rieta Lesuchen also a teacher at the Rubin Conservatory in Haifa.
After graduating from the conservatory, Sharbel attended the University of Haifa and received a B.SC in Computer Science, while doing so realizing that his true passion lies in Music.
Sharbel left Haifa and moved to Toronto where he attended the University of Toronto graduating with a Doctor of Composition in 2015.
His music has been described as movie and story like and his playing as delicate yet very emotional.