Who Is She

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Rima Kamel Khcheich

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Lebanese American University
Communication Arts
Labban Str., Qoraytem
Chouran Beirut: 1102 2801
961 1 786456
961 1 867098


  • 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
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French

Work history

  • Music Instructor, 2011- present, American University Of Beirut- AUB
  • 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.


Publications highlights: 
  • Khcheich, R. (2019). Ombre De Mon Amant (Music Album). Netherlands: Rima Khcheich- Maarten Ornstein- Mike Fentross and Jakko Van Der Heijden (Production)


    Khcheich, R. (2016). Washwishni (Music Album). Beirut: Rima Khcheich (Production).


    Khcheich, R. (2013). Hawa, Muwashahat (Music Album/ Arab Creativity Award 2014). Beirut: Rima Khcheich (Production).


    Khcheich, R. (2012). Min Sihr Ouyounak (Music Album). Beirut: Rima Khcheich (Production).

    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: 


Theatre Performance: Rima Kamel, written and Directed by Rabih Mroué performed by Rima Khcheich:

  • May 2019: International Figuren Theatre Festival, Erlangen, Germany
  • Oct 2018: Akademie der Kunste, Koln, Germany
  • Aug 2018: Theater Spektakel, Zurich, Switzerland
  • May 2018: Kunstestspiele, Hanover, Germany
  • June 2017: Monsontrum Theatre, Frankfurt, Germany
  • May 2017: Hebbel Theater, Berlin, Germany   
  • Feb 2017- June 2018: Kammerspiele Theater, Munich, Germany
  • 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.