Sing with Al-Bustan’s Choir Summer 2022!

Posted On:
03 January, 2022
Digital Education, PresentingTeaching

Al-Bustan is excited to continue our remote choir this summer led by Serge El Helou! Members of Al-Bustan’s Choir develop vocal technique and the ability to sing as a group as they learn songs in the Arabic language. Join us this spring to connect with other musically-minded Philadelphians.

Fee: $300 for 10-weeks


Remote Choir beginning on May 3rd on Tuesdays at 7:30pm

May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

June 7, [NO CLASS ON 14], 21, 28

July 5, 12

If you are not a returning choral member, please send a short (30 second-1 minute) video or audio clip of yourself singing to prior to registering!


Serge El Helou was born in Beirut, Lebanon. He began playing guitar, piano, and percussion at an early age. While pursuing his degree in Musicology in Lebanon, he had the privilege to learn harmony and composition with renowned composer Toufic Succar. In 2003, he pursued his musical career in Paris at René Descartes University where he earned another degree in Music Therapy and received his Orchestration degree from Boulogne Billancourt Conservatory, France. El Helou also received a Master’s degree in music therapy in the U.S. In addition to many years of experience in teaching music and working as a choir director with Al-Bustan, El Helou composes music for children plays, short films, and documentaries. Several of his compositions where recently performed by chamber orchestras in Philadelphia and New York.