New York Latin Singer 1

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New York Latin Singer 1

This New York Latin Singer grew up in the capital city of Jordan, Amman, surrounded by Middle Eastern music. At the age of three she began studying classical piano and music theory. Her first solo performance was at the age of four where she captivated the audience of the Royal Cultural Center with her unique voice.

She continued her musical journey and by the age of sixteen was known as one of Jordan’s youngest
composers. At the age of seventeen, with funding from His Majesty King Abdullah II, she released her
first EP which was recorded between Turkey and the United Kingdom featuring the Turkish Symphony
Orchestra. Both, King Abdullah and Queen Rania of Jordan were among the audiences that attended
her performances.

Following her years in Jordan, she moved to Spain with her family. Captivated by the music and culture, she plunged into the world of Flamenco allowing it to influence her music.

New York Latin Singer education

This New York Latin Singer started her musical education attending Trinity College of Music, London in 2001, where she obtained a diploma in Music Composition under the instruction of Prof. Daryl Runswick and Prof. Alwynne Pritchard. She then attended Berklee College of Music in Boston from 2003 to 2007, graduating with two Bachelors of Music in Film Scoring (under the instruction of Composer Richard Davis) and Music Business & Management.

While at Berklee, she also had the privilege to be among those chosen to attend Philipos Nakas Conservatory in Athens, where she studied the music of Greece and the Mediterranean.

During her years at Berklee, this New York Latin Singer performed as a solo artist at a multitude of events including performances in Britain, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Spain, Greece and the USA. She has collaborated with artists and producers, on an international level, including Mark Hill (Producer of Craig David), Jack Perricone (Producer of Micheal Jackson), Hossam Ramzy (collaborations with Sting, Chick Corea and Peter Gabriel) and Mitch Benoff (Producer at Berklee College of Music).
She also founded her bands, with whom she performed with on various occasions around the country.

In 2007 this New York Latin Singer moved back to Spain and began her studies in Cante Flamenco at Fundación Cristina Heeren in Sevilla where she studied under and collaborated with some of the most prominent Maestros of Flamenco such as José de la Tomasa, Calixto Sanchez and Paco Taranto, and obtained her diploma in El Cante Flamenco.

After having studied under the great Maestros of Flamenco in Sevilla, this New York Latin Singer went back into the studios to record an album of original compositions containing a myriad of her musical influences, including Middle Eastern folk, Flamenco fusion and traditional styles, Jazz, Bossa, and Pop, giving it a worldly feel.

New York Latin Singer awards

In 2005 this New York Latin Singer's original composition won a competition held by Berklee College of Music to represent the struggle against genocide in Darfur, and was featured in the compilation album We Are All Connected. Her song was played for the United Nations Security Council before passing a legislation regarding the genocide in Darfur.

In 2006, she performed as a solo artist on the Good Morning Live Show of the New England Cable News Network, the largest news network in the region, with over four million viewers. This New York Latin Singer has also performed live on a multitude of radio shows and given several interviews regarding her music and the impact of music on making a change in the world.

In 2007, her original composition was the winner of the Shure Fantastic Scholastic Competition, a nationwide competition in the United States. In 2008, she was a featured artist in the latest release of the Boston String Quartet.

This New York Latin Singer also collaborated with the renowned flamenco singer Paco Taranto. In 2009, she was one of the featured artists in the documentary “Los Caminos”, a documentary funded by the Andalusian Agency of Flamenco about young international flamenco artists.

In 2010, she was the first Arab artist to perform at the Nobel Peace Prize Hall in Oslo, Norway. She
also inaugurated the Week of the Mediterranean with her concert in Barcelona, Spain.

In 2011 this New York Latin Singer performed at the World Economic Forum in Jordan and the Antena de Oro Awards of Spain. Additionally, she represented Jordan on International Peace Day in collaboration with the United Nations. The concert “Bridges to Peace” included musicians from the Middle East coming together to take a stand for peace. She was also featured on the album Olé y Amen by one of Spain's leading artists, Pitingo.

This New York Latin Singer continues to collaborate with leading talent around the world while also remaining an active voice for positive social change globally.

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Country United States
City New York City
State/Province New York
Performer Type Musical Act

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