Rima Kamel Khcheich

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Personal information

Title: 
Singer

Contact information (private)

City: 
Beirut
Country: 
Lebanon
Personal email address: 
info@rimakhcheich.com

Contact information (work)

Organization/Institution: 
Lebanese American University
Department: 
Communication Arts
Postbox: 
13-5053
Address: 
Labban Str., Qoraytem
Postal code: 
Chouran Beirut: 1102 2801
City: 
Beirut
Country: 
Lebanon
Landline: 
961 1 786456
Fax: 
961 1 867098
Work email address: 
Rima.khcheich@lau.edu.lb

Education

Bachelor degree, Communication Arts, 1993 - 1997, Lebanese American University, Lebanon.
Diploma, Oriental Singing, 1987 - 1998, Lebanese National Superior Conservatory of Music, Lebanon.

Areas of Expertise

Music performance
Education
Languages: 
Arabic
English
French

Work history

Music Instructor, 2010 - present, Lebanese American University (Beirut).

Voice Instructor/ Choir Conductor, 2000 - present, The Arabic Music Retreat, Mount Holyoke University Massachusetts, USA.

Classical Arabic Singing Instructor, 1998 - 2009, Lebanese National Superior Conservatory of Music.

Honorary office and memberships

Member of the Syndicate of Professional Musicians in Lebanon, 2009 - present.

Member of the Irab Association for Arabic Music, 2003 - present.

Productions

Publications highlights: 

Khcheich, R. (2008). Falak (Music Album). Beirut: Rima Khcheich & Tony Overwater [Production].

Khcheich, R. (2006). Yalalalli (Music Album). Beirut: Rima Khcheich & Maha Ezzedine [Production].

Khcheich, R. (Guest Vocalist). (2006). Tootya (Music Album for Toufic Farroukh). Beirut: Toufic Farroukh, Radwan Hoteit, & Moe Hamzeh [Production].

Khcheich, R. (Guest Vocalist). (2004). Sayyed Darwish (Music Album). Beirut: Medi Muse, Euro Med Heritage, & European Union [Production].

Khcheich, R. (2001). Orient Express (Music Album). Netherlands: Yuri Honing Trio [Production].

Exhibitions, Lectures, & Performances: 

Tribute to Sabah, Dubai International Film Festival, 2010

Al Guineina Theatre, Cairo, Egypt, 2009.

North Sea Jazz Festival, Rotterdam, NL, 2008.

Dance and Music Event, Holland Symfonia\ the National Orchestra of Ballet and Opera in Holland, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, 2004.

Tribute to Egyptian Musicians Maohamad Abdel Wahab and Um Kulthum, USA Tour with Simon Shaheen :
- Reynolds Theatre, Duke University, North Carolina
- Carnegie Theatre, Pittsburgh
- Zankel Hall at Carnegie, New York
- American Museum of Natural History, New York
- Alumni Hall, McDaniel College, Maryland
- Stanford University, San Francisco, California
- Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, Boston
- Kimmel Center, Philadelphia.