The opportunity to perform for a visiting royal was all in a day's work for Qatar Music Academy. students as they took part in a special celebratory concert to mark the visit of Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall.
Qatar Music Academy (QMA) received the first All Steinway School accreditation in the Middle East at a ceremony at Katara, on Wednesday.
Evan Pyne, an 11-year-old student from Qatar Music Academy (QMA), has been accepted into the Vienna Boys Choir. Despite his young age, Pyne has already amassed awards and critical acclaim for his ability on the piano and trumpet, but most obviously, his impressive singing voice.
Eight music teachers at the American School of Doha (ASD) recently attended a workshop at the newly-formed Qatar Music Academy at Katara to get introduced to Arab music. The workshop was conducted by Issa Boulos, and four other professional musicians and instructors from the academy.
The Hamad Medical Corporation and Qatar Music Academy are jointly planning to establish a programme that will incorporate and promote music as a rehabilitation therapy for those patients suffering from cognitive, physical and psychological problems, it is learnt. The HMC, which has some three-quarters of rehabilitation patients suffering from cognitive problems and can be assisted with music therapy, will recruit specialist music therapists, who will apply the new technique to all patients in need of rehab.
THE Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has collaborated with the Qatar Music Academy (QMA), a member of the Qatar Foundation, in bringing a music therapy programme to Qatar. As part of its plan to promote the concept of music therapy to the residents in Doha, the HMC will soon recruit music therapists and is likely to begin the services by next year. QMA will hold music therapy sessions and will be responsible for the training of potential music therapists in the country.
Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is set to harness the power of music into its healthcare services soon with the Rehabilitation Department set to introduce special Music Therapy programmes for its patients. HMC and Qatar Music Academy (QMA) are organising a week-long specialist training workshop to promote the concept of ‘Music Therapy’ in Qatar.