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C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

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Madkour, Ahmed - M - Egypt 

 
 

 

Biography

Born in Cairo, Egypt, Ahmed Madkour attended the Cairo Conservatoire at the age of 15 where he studied both Oboe and Composition. Upon graduation in 1990, Madkour worked as an instructor then assistant teacher of music theory and composition at the Cairo Conservatoire.
He has received many awards from Egyptian Ministry of Culture including awards for his orchestral works “The Valley of The Kings,” and for his Choir works based on folk-like tunes. He has participated in several national and international festivals including “Tage der Neuen Musik” in Germany, and “Festival International de Chant/choral” in France, and “Shubbak” festival in London.
Madkour earned a postgraduate Studies Diploma in 1992, and a Master of Arts in 1995. In 1996 he received a Fulbright Grant for research and study in the United States. In 2002, Madkour earned his Ph.D. degree in Composition and Music Theory from the University of Pittsburgh.
Madkor joined the faculty members of Wheaton College as an assistant professor of Composition and Music Theory where he offered courses in music composition, computer and electronic music, theory, music psychology, and oboe and works on various projects involving music technology.
Madkor has dozens of compositions to his credit; he received many commissions and grants from many institutions and associations including the Cairo Opera House, EECMS (Egyptian European Contemporary Music Society), ECCMOP (Egyptian Contemporary Classical Music Outreach Program), and most recently, from AFAC (the Arab Funds for Culture and Arts). Some of his chamber works have been performed by outstanding ensembles such as The Parnassus music ensemble, The New York New Music ensemble, BCN216, ECME ensemble, and ECCMOP ensemble.
Upon his return to Egypt in 2010, Madkour rejoined the faculty members of the Cairo Conservatory where he continued his efforts of introducing modern and contemporary classical music to the public.

 

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