Omar holds a Bachelor Degree in Professional Music from the International College of Music (ICOM) in partnership with the University of Wolverhampton (UK). He has been actively performing as a freelance drummer for 14 years, performing at festivals such as the South by Southwest Music Festival (SXSW Festival in Houston, Texas, USA.), Good Vibes Music Festival, Singapore Jazz Festival, Ambon and Bogor Jazz Festivals (both in Indonesia), Penang Jazz Festival, Publika Jazz Festival, Kuala Lumpur Jazz Festival, Kuching Jazz Festival, Borneo Jazz Festival, Kota Kinabalu Jazz Festival and many more. Being a freelance drummer, Omar is flexible to play almost every genre of music, depending on what the situation requires. A few notable artists that he has performed with are Leona Lewis, Joe Flizzow, Altimet, Ning Baizura, ORANGE 陈慧恬, Talitha Tan, NJWA and Froya.