What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Web, Choir, Orchestra, Small Ensemble, Songs, Contemporary Ensembles, Other
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
Contemporary, classical, Arabic
Is music your main income source?
Where do you live?
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Born in Lebanon in 1991, obtained his license in piano in 2014, then in musical composition and electronic music in 2016, from the National Conservatory of Music of Lebanon, where he also teaches piano, harmony, and music theory. And he is currently pursuing a master's degree in “Traditional Musicology” at Antonine University.
Founder and director of the "Lebanese Living Composers Channel (LLCC)" and "Free Music Education for All" projects, and he is also founder, principal conductor, artistic director, and arranger of "Orchestra El Mokhyam" and "Choueifet Orchestra and Chorale". And recently, he was chosen as the Global Youth Ambassador to represent his country at the “Global Music Conference 2021”.
Wajdi has released several music albums so far, including "Dances for the assymetrical world", "Samme'na shi mna'erfou", and "Da'watou mawten Ila l 'asha'", and has published several books of music like "Arabic Folk Tunes", and "Longa and Sama'I with piano accompaniment". And he received numerous honoraria for some of his compositions such as “Cry from the frozen pole” which won the “HONORABLE MENTION” and the “SPECIAL PRIZE BY CLUSTER” at the LIMF 2020 Composition Competition, and for his composition “The Youngest ”Which received a certificate of appreciation from“ Cergy Pontoise orchestra-studio ”after its participation in the“ 12th International Meeting of Young Composers ”in Cergy Pontoise. In addition to having won numerous calls for sheet music such as “Deterritorializing the Realm of New Music”, by Anoush Moazzeni and Canadian music, for his piece “TAFA'IL” for prepared piano and tape, the call for sheet music by Dustin White project (album "Ri Ra") for his piece "THE AWISS DANCE" for solo bass flute, David Bohn's call for sheet music 15 minutes of fame for his piece "Dabket El 2020".
Wajdi won the exceptional cultural resource scholarships for the 2019-2020 season for his project “Da'watou mawten ila asha”, and the Freemuse “Small changes” scholarship for the 2020-2021 season for his project “ Free music education for all ", and have funded several of its projects through well-known associations like the Goethe Institute for its collaborative project" from Berlin to Beirut ", and the" Lebanese Musical Heritage Center "for its" Libanese Living "project composers channel ".
Wajdi has created and published several of his compositions starting in 2016 with numerous music publishers around the world such as Forsyth press-London, Edition trefontaine - Germany, M&M press and the rising Tide press in the United States of America, and has created his composition with many orchestras, ensembles, and international musicians such as Kayin Huang (Taiwan), Dustin White (USA), Annoush mouazzeni (Iran), Sandra Guira Longo (Italy), Amr Selim (Egypt), Farid Rahme ( Lebanon), Ramzi Hakim (Italy) and many others ...