17 Apr 2013
Charbel Rouhana (Arabic: شربل روحانا) is a Lebanese oud player in Lebanon. Born in 1965 in Amsheet (a town north of Beirut), Charbel pursued his music education at the Université Saint-Esprit de Kaslik and obtained his diploma in oud instrumentation in 1986 and his M.A. in Musicology in 1987.
1998: Mada (with Hani Siblini)
2000: Mazaj Alani
2003: The Art of Middle Eastern Oud (out in Lebanon under the title Vice Versa)
2010: Doux Zen Oud Duet with Ellie Khoury
2008: Charbel Rouhana & the Beirut Oriental Ensemble: The "Handmade" Concert
-Winner of the Murex d’Or for the year 2000/Musician of the Year.
-Winner of the First Prize at the 1990 Hirayama, Japan competition for the composition “Hymn of Peace”.
Concerts & Participations
- 2010: Workshop+ playing at the first Egyptian Oud Forum
- 2009: Damascus Castle concert, Syria
- 2009: UNESCO ball, during the Celebration of Francophonie in Beirut.
- 2008: Roman amphitheater Concert, Jabla, Syria.
- 2003: Oud Forum, Jarash Festival, Damascus
- 2003: Workshop+ solo Playing at the Cairo Opera House
- 2003: An evening organized by the Lebanese Club, Prague, Czech Republic.
- 2002: Oud Forum, Thessaloniki, Greece.
- 2002: Participation in the opening ceremony of the ninth Francophone Summit in Beirut.
- 2002: Lebanese week, Cahors, France.
- 2002: A music concert, Weimar, Germany.
- 2002: Music Without Borders, Dubai
- 2002: Composing music for the opening ceremony of the Dubai Shopping Festival
- 2001: Tenth Festival of faces of la Francophonie, Paris, France
- 2001: Souk Okaz, Jordan
- 2000: Oud Festival II, Tetouan, Morocco.
- 1999: Festival Belfort, France.
- 1998: Festival of Baalbek, Lebanon, participation in the evening of the Band "Sarband. "
- 1997: Medina Festival, Tunis, Solo Oud Performance.
- 1995: Al Bustan Festival, Lebanon, Solo Oud Performance.
- 1995: Beit Ed-dine Festival, Lebanon, participation in the "controversial" by Marcel Khalife.
- Charbel composed music for the choreographer Abdul Halim Caracalla’s shows: "2000 and 2 Nights" ,
-“Bi Laylat Qamar” 
-“Andalusia, the Lost Glory” 
- “Elissa, Queen of Carthage”