Speaker: Ghada Ghanem (Soprano) and Mireille Eid (Orthophonist)
Subject: The Spectrum of the Operatic Voice (نطاق الصوت الاوبرالي)
Language: Arabic and English (العربية والانكليزية)
Ghada is a Voice Teacher at the Higher Lebanese National Conservatory and at her private voice studio. She also taught music in the Theater and Music Departments at the Lebanese University and currently teaching at LAU. She sings regularly with both Lebanese Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra and Lebanese Oriental Symphony Orchestra. A fanatic of Bel Canto, Ghada Ghanem is both a “cantatrice” and a technician of the art of vocalises. She always introduces herself as a Lyric Soprano, living in a dramatic country.
Ghada holds a Bachelor Degree in Lebanese and French Law from USJ, Lebanon and a Master Degree in Music, specializing in Vocal Performance from Rice University, in Houston, Texas.
She has given various concerts in Russia, Japan, Iraq, Jordan, Syria, Bahrain, France, UK, Lebanon, Canada, and the USA at major concert halls.
Her recordings and publication are:
After Black Room, Come ready and see me, Ornina, Live at Cambridge University, Reehet Shiti, Ave Maria and Lavender Lullabies. In 2007, The Lebanese National Conservatory published her book on the basics of singing - “The Land of Singing” in Arabic.
She is working on a new album which consists of lyrics written by herself. All her albums could be found on CDBaby.com.
Mireille is an orthophonist who will demonstrate to our group what physically happen in our vocal chords when we sing.