Teaching History

1.NOVA Guitar Academy , USA -VA

 Owner / Guitar Teacher since 2016

  • Teaching guitar techniques and notation to students of all ages
  • Training groups of students and prepare them to perform on stage

2. Ministry of Culture, Arts ,And Heritage (Musical Art Center), Qatar
Guitar Teacher/Guitarist, Year 2008 To 2014

  • Teaching guitar techniques and notation to students of all ages.
  • Training groups of students and prepare them to perform on stage during events of the Center.
  • Lead students to perform on:
    • Concert at Qatar National Theater on 2012,
    • covered by the media
    • Concert at Qatar National Theater on 28-05-2011, covered by the media
    • Concert at Art Music Center in 2011
    • Concert at Qatar National Theater on 13-06-2010, Covered by the media
    • Concert at Qatar National Theater 2009
    • Concert in Regency Hall 2008.




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  • Prepare students to perform in competitions, some of them were awards:
    • (1) First award in amateur's competition as a solo performer.
    • (1) Second award in "Al Andia competition of amateurs."
    • Some students were invited as guests on Radio and TV channels such as Al Jazeera Channel in a program "A View On," and on Qatar National TV.

3. The Lebanese School, Qatar
Guitar Teacher, Year 2003 to 2008
  • Teaching guitar techniques and notation to students.
  • Prepare students to go on stage of the school's theater (2004,2005,2006), events were covered by newspapers.
4. The Shwuafat International School, Qatar
Guitar Teacher, Year 2003 to 2008 4. AlexanderRani Guitar Institute, Syria
Guitar Teacher, Year 2000 to 2003
  • Teaching students guitar techniques and read musical notations.
  • Lead students to perform on stages.
5. Be Together & Syrian National School, Syria
Music and Guitar Teacher, Year 2000 to 2003
  • Create kids choir and lead them to participate in the "International Children's Day" .

Concerts:

  • Participation the "International Music Day" event sponsored by the French Cultural Center in Doha-Qatar. 2003
  • Concert on the stage of Diplomatic Club, Qatar. 2005
  • A concert on the stage of the Diplomatic Club in the occasion of "Layali Al Doha," Qatar. 2006 - Participation in an event made by the Embassy of Venezuela in Qatar 2006.
  • Participation in the graduation event of Music Art Center on a stage at Regency Hall, Qatar. 2008
  • Participation in the graduation event of Music Art Center on the stage of Qatar National Theater, Qatar. 2009
  • A concert in the festival of Qatar University, Qatar. 2009
  • A concert in the event of "Doha, the Capital of Arabic Culture" on the stage of Qatar National Theater, Qatar. 2010
  • Lead guitar accompanied by an Ensemble I established (with cello, two rhythm guitars, bass guitar, and percussion).
  • A concert in the occasion of Mother international day, Qatar. 2010
  • A concert in the festival of "Children's Literature," Qatar 2011
  • A music and Poetry event on a stage at "The Diplomatic Club" sponsored by the French Cultural Center, Qatar. 2011
  • Music and poetry events in different stages, 2009,2010,2011
  • Three Guitar Concerts on the stage of French Cultural Center -Damascus, Syria. 1998,and with students 1999, 2000
  • Three Guitar Concerts on the stage of Russian Cultural Center- Damascus, Syria. 2000,2001,2002
  • A concert in the occasion of "Danish National Day" at the Danish Embassy in Damascus, Syria. 1999
  • Participation in an event during the cultural week of Damascus University at French Literature Institute in Damascus, Syria. 2000
  • Two nonprofit concerts on the anniversary of red cross and red crescent on the stage of Arabic Cultural Center in Damascus, Syria. 2000,2001
  • Participation in an event held to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Consul from the Royal Danish Embassy in Damascus, Syria. 2002
  • A concert in the occasion "International Child's Day" in Damascus, Syria. 2002
  • A concert on the occasion of the Sixth Literary Festival on the stage of Aleppo University, Aleppo, Syria. 2002
  • Performed in several musical/poetry events at Russian Cultural Center, Damascus, Syria.

Certificates and Workshops:

  • Certificate of Performance - Advanced Flamenco Taller Flamenco Institute
    Under the supervision of the Guitarists Manuel Berraquero, Michele Laccarino and Israel Martin in Seville, Spain. 2011-2012

  • Workshops and Intensive Course in Flamenco Spanish Flamenco Guitar Society
    Madrid, Spain. 2012

Awards and Certificates of Merit:

  • Appreciation letters from the ministry of culture, arts and heritages, Qatar
  • A certificate of merit from the Danish Institute in Damascus, Syria.
  • An appreciation letter from the Syrian Red Cross And Red Crescent.
  • An appreciation letter from Lebanese School in Doha, Qatar.
  • An appreciation letter from Vezualla embassy in Doha, Qatar.
  • An appreciation letter from Al Jasra Cultural Club in Doha, Qatar.
  • An Appreciation letter from Qatar University, Qatar.
  • An Appreciation letter from Qatar Social And Cultural Center for blind.

Other Professional Activities:

  • Stage Manager
    I managed the stage of choir group that contained 40 amateurs of all ages, and participated in establishing a great stage performance; composed some musical pieces, and leading the group personally in concerts that was held yearly, on different stages:
    • Hajar Hall -Qatar. 2007
    • Qatar Convention center - Qatar. 2008
    • Qatar National Theater - Qatar. 2009-2010-2011-2012
  • Act as Judge in Musical Competitions
    • In the final stage of "The Competition of Solo Performers" in the occasion of Doha, The Capital of Arabic Culture," Qatar. 2010
    • In "The festival of Students' Talents" in Qatar University. 2008
    • In "Who's Got Talent" beneficial competition for cancer patients, sponsored by Holland University, Qatar.


 
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