About

profile-1.png

  • Faisal Abdulaziz Mohamed Al Kooheji
  • Bahraini National
  • Born in Manama on 23 Sep 1985

Education

  • East Riffa Boys Secondary School – Science Branch 2003
  • Higher National Diploma (HND) Business Administration – Stevenson College Edinburgh, UK 2006
  • European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Part 66 Category B1 License 2010

Music

  • 1992: Joined the Classical Institute of Music in Bahrain, supported by his parents, where he started learning playing the piano, reading musical notation and obtained certificates from Royal Schools of Music in the UK
  • 1996: Started learning playing the oud at the same institute with his Bahraini teacher Mr. Adnan Abdulrahman Al Khatam who taught him writing musical notation and oriental music
  • 1996: Was the youngest composer in the country when he composed his first song about Bahrain. Lyrics by Bahraini poet Khalifa Al Isa

 

Works and participations

  • Composed music for a lot of operettas and theatre shows
  • Accompanied Poets
  • Musical Backgrounds at Art Galleries
  • Variety of Concerts in Bahrain and Oversees where he performed his own music:

 

  • 10/2001: 10th Bahrain Musical festival where he played the oud accompanied by Bahrain Orchestra
  • 2007: Music composition and live oud playing in the theatre play “Mitrushka” by the Bahraini director Abdulla Al Saadawi
  • 16/01/2011: A concert held in the Bahrain History and Archaeology Society where he performed his own composed songs of the lyrics of Saudi poet Dr Ghazi Abdulrahman Al Gusaibi. The consert was re-performed on 23 June 2013 at Bahrain Writers’
  • 24/06/2018: He released his first album under the title “Just a Moment” which is an instrumental