Charbel Rouhana

The Ud is his lifelong companion; Charbel Rouhana holds a diploma in Ud playing and a Masters in musical education from the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik. He is the Dean of the Ud instrument at the Lebanese National Higher Conservatory of music, Ud instructor at the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik and the head of the oriental instruments department at the Philokalia Institute. A well-known musician, composer and artist, Charbel Rouhana is the founder and innovator of the Ud playing method and learning program which was Philokalia’s production Maqam al Ud and it is nowadays officially admitted and opted by the National Higher Conservatory of Music. Charbel Rouhana has many Cds, compositions, recordings, projects and collaborations and participated in several international festivals in Lebanon and across the world.