Kids & Teens

The music department at LAPA offers live and online lessons in singing and playing instruments for young, aspiring musicians. Students will improve their ability to read music notes and perform on their preferred instrument. The music department offers both a Western program as well as an Arabic one where students can major in Music Theory, Singing, Piano, Violin, Guitar, Cello, Oud, Nay, Qanun, and Percussion.

The Western Music program and the grading is compliant with the Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music in London (ABRSM).

Levels: LAPA accepts beginners to advanced


Our Team

Hisham Hallak

Head of the Music department
Classes in :Buzuk, Oud, Oriental Singing, Choir

An Arab music producer, composer, song writer, singer, Buzuk player, and choir conductor. A university and school music teacher, director of academic activities and artistic-cultural programs since 2012.
Hallak is the co-founder and co-owner of Arnabeat, an international Lebanese Band that has millions of views on all music and social media platforms with more than 120 thousand followers and subscribers.
Hallak wrote and composed more than 30 songs, film scores, TV ads and plays. He also produced several albums and musical concerts around Europe, Canada, and the Arab world.
Manhal Louissa

Classes in :Trumpet & Piano

Manhal Louissa is a young music phenomenon, multi-instrumentalist that masters the Piano and plays the Trumpet, and the violin. Graduated with distinction from the Higher Institute of Musical Arts in Kuwait - bachelor’s degree in music, majoring in piano.
Ahmed Ibrahim El-Sharbasi

Classes in :Nay

Graduated from Helwan University, Egypt, faculty of music education, department of Oriental Music. Specialized in playing the Arabic flute (Ney). Participated in many concerts at the Egyptian Opera House with Maestro Salim Sahab and also participated in concerts at the French cultural center in Egypt, and many concerts here in Kuwait.
Elarya George

Classes in :Piano and Violin

Has a bachelor’s degree in musical arts from the orchestral instruments department at the Higher Institute of Musical Arts in Kuwait (violin and piano major). She has been teaching different levels of Piano and Violin for 4 years now. Elaraya has her own special way teaching children, her method is highly efficient and fun at the same time.
Kuwaiti Folk Percussion
Abdulaziz Saud Al-Dubaibi

Classes in :Kuwaiti Folk Percussion

He holds a bachelor's degree from the Higher Institute of Musical Arts in Kuwait and is a professor of music education at the Ministry of Education. Coming from an artistic family specialized in Kuwaiti folk arts, Abdulaziz will be teaching and introducing you to the Kuwaiti folk arts: their types, practices, combining historical and theoretical sides.
Labib Slait

Classes in :Drums

A Civil Engineer and have been playing the drums for around 10 years now. Studied jazz at NDU in Lebanon with a concentration on drum set performance. Mentored by Christopher Michaels, An American drummer/percussionist and professor of jazz music from North Texas University. He was also a member of the Bach Jazz Collective, NDU Jazz Ensemble, Radio Beirut house band as well as various other groups. He is fluent in jazz, Latin, fusion, funk, rock and blues music.
Tabla & Req
Saeed Arafa

Classes in :Tabla & Req

Saeed is an oriental percussionist from a deep-rooted artistic family in Egypt. He started playing on the drum at the age of three, and the piano at the age of six, and was a percussion student of his uncle, the famous drummer known as Saeed The Artist. He obtained a piano diploma from the Academy of Arts at the Cairo Conservatory, and later obtained a BA in percussion from the Higher Institue of Arabic Music. Saeed performed in many concerts in Kuwait and abroad with Arab artists, most notably; Hussain AlJasmi, Asala Nasri, Ramy Ayyash, and Muhammad Alhelou, and many other important artists and bands.
Oriental & Western Singing
Yousef Bara

Classes in :Oriental & Western Singing

Yousef Bara is an Arab music conductor, composer, singer, and pianist who was born in Syria in 1990. Yousef has a Bachelor of Arts degree in music, specializing in voice and piano, from the Higher Institute of Musical Arts in Kuwait. He graduated with high distinctions. His immense voice caught the attention of the Arab world when he was 16-years-old, as he made it to the finals of "Super Star," known today as "Arab Idol." Yousef has produced several original soundtracks and songs after dedicating most of his musical career to reviving Muwashahat and traditional Arabic music forms.
Lea Ghaya

Classes in :Guitar

Lea Ghaya is an experienced guitar player with a passion for teaching and performing. With over 10 years of playing experience, she has mastered various guitar styles, including classical, rock, pop, jazz, and blues. As a teacher, she adapts to the unique needs of each student, helping them achieve their musical goals. She studied music and guitar with the best guitarists and musicians in lebanon, and is finishing her studies in Classical music at the Lebanese Higher Conservatory of Music.

Workshops Available

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Kids' Academy
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January 9, 2022

A holistic approach to performing and visual arts for your children! We created a unique and integrated arts platform where they can develop their sensory and physical skills—as well as improve their self expression. The children can learn to interact with the world around them with a fresh and new perspective. Performing Arts and Visual Arts can be taken separately
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Christmas Special
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30 Hours

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December 19 - 30, 2021

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As the year is wrapping up, we'd love to give your children a festive and creative way to say goodbye to 2021 and welcome the new year with renewed energy, hope and joy.

Register your little ones to our annual Christmas Special to enjoy all kinds of arts (Music, Dance, Fine Art, Drama, Handcrafts) as well as yoga, sports, cooking, fun games, and trips.

Previous Events

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Workshop - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
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Adam- Star of April

LAPA released the Star of April video showcasing the inspiring piano journey of our talented student Adam Abdulrahman from 2019 till April 2021.

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Summer Camp

Our Summer Camp kids had an amazing time playing, learning and enjoying all kinds of art activities including fine art, dance, drama, music, cooking, yoga, and much more!

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