Nahla Mattar

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Personal information

Title: 

Music Composer, Associate Professor of Music

Contact information (work)

Company name: 
Ministry of Culture
Department: 
Umm Kulthum Museum
Country: 
Egypt

Education

Doctorate of Musical Arts, Arizona State University, USA, 2005. 

Doctoral Studies toward Ph.D. (Theory and Composition.), Helwan University, Egypt, 1999.

 Master of Arts (Theory and Composition), Helwan University, Egypt, 1998.

Competences

Music Composing 

 Musicology

Languages: 

Arabic

English

German

Jobs

Work history: 

 Director of Umm Kulthum Museum, Cultural Development Fund Sector, Ministry of Culture. (2011- present)

 Associate Professor, Department of Theory and Composition, School of Music (Faculty of Music Education), Helwan University. (2010- present)

Fundraising Consultant Management of Research Associate Focal Point, Researchers Support Unit (RDI-HU focal point office), Helwan University, Faculty of Music Education. 2008- 2010

Honorary office and memberships: 

 European Egyptian Contemporary Music Society.

 Egyptian Youth  Musicians  Association.

International Music council (UNSECO) (National Committee on Music, Opera, and Ballet, Supreme Council of Culture, Egypt)

Productions and works: 

 She has over 25 articles and papers about music and Egyptian women musicians.

 She has composed and performed over 30 music pieces.

Awards

Awards: 

Second prize at the international Women Composers Competition 2008, Bibliotheca Unna, Germany. Winning piece: “Three” for cello, bass, clarinet and piano.

 Dissertation Research Award: College of Fine Arts, ASU, fall 2003.

Composition Recognition Award: The Supreme Council of Culture, Egypt, fall 2000.