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Ayman Jarjour, Classical Guitarist Biography CV Recordings Reviews Contact Details

Ayman Jarjour, classical guitarist


Master of Music, The Juilliard School, New York
Bachelor of Music, The Royal Conservatory of Madrid, Spain


Concerto Performance:

World Premiere. Olympus concerto for guitar and orchestra by Evis Sammoutis with the Hessle Sinfonia.

Syrian premiere of Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez with the Syrian National Symphony Orchestra and Rodrigo's Concierto Andaluz with the Syrian Philharmonic Orchestra

International Solo Concerts:

French Cultural Centre, Khartoum, Sudan

Festival de la Medina, Tunis, Tunisia                                                                         

Chinatrust Bank Headquarters Building, Taipei, Taiwan
Children's Charity's Annual Benefit Concert, Formosa Regent Hotel, Taipei

The Spanish Cultural Center (Instituto Cervantes), Amman, Jordan
Goethe Institut, Bonn, Germany
The Spanish Cultural Center (Instituto Cervantes), Beirut, Lebanon
Auditorio Manuel de Falla (Conservatorio de Madrid), Madrid, Spain
The Opera House, the National Library, The High Institute of Music and The Spanish Cultural Center (Instituto Cervantes), Damascus, Syria

Solo Concerts in the US:

Salisbury State University, Maryland
Paul Hall, The Juilliard School, New York
Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, New York
The Continental Center, New York

Chamber Music Concerts:

Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, New York
The Focus! Festival, the Juilliard Theater, New York
Cham Palace Theater, Damascus
Temple of Baal, Palmyra, Syria

Activities and Interests:

Guitar Teacher with Bromley Youth Music Trust, London
Teacher at the High Institute of Music, Damascus, Syria
Fluent in Arabic, English, Spanish, French and German
Concerts and interviews featured several times on Syrian television
Played in the Juilliard productions of The Three Sisters by Chekhov and A Winter's Tale by Shakespeare


Sharon Isbin, New York; Jose Luis Rodrigo, Madrid;
Neil Anderson, Boston; Nabil Ghrewati, Damascus.

Master Classes:

David Russell, Leo Brouwer, Alirio Diaz,
Carlos Barbosa-Lima, John Duarte.
CD:  The Carnegie Hall Concert. A studio recording of the program performed at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall.

Recorded for the BBC and Cambridge University for their Spanish Language multimedia production.


Winner of Artists International's Special Presentation Award. Concert at Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall
Recipient of the Gluck and Jerome Greene Fellowships and the Alderman, Hustead, Cartwright and Mitzi Foundation Scholarships at Juilliard