I am a guitarist, composer and orchestrator with more than 18 years experience teaching guitar performance and music theory.
I have created www.qeetaaraa.com to share my knowledge of music with the world while serving my commutiny by providing online and in-studio lessons.
I earned my BA in music from Azad University of Tehran, Iran with a thesis on blues music. I also received a certificate in Film Scoring from UCLA.
I am the founder and executive director of OOJAABAA MUSIC (www.oojaabaa.com) where I write and produce music for movies and other visual media. Currently, I am producing my second musical album.
More than 18 years experience of teaching guitar and music theory to students from different backgrounds in private and school settings.
Developing students to become independent musicians and follow their dreams in music performance, song writing or creating a new music band.
I have created www.qeetaaraa.com as a platform for guitar lessons that includes my originally written music lessons.
Composing music for visual media and concert music.
Edwin composed and orchestrated the first Assyrian musical called "The Handsome Prince" that was performed in San Jose with a 50 piece symphony orchestra in 2012.
in 2015 he composed the "Black Winter", a suite for symphony orchestra, choir and soloists that was performed in Los Angeles to commemorate 100th year of Assyrian Genocide of 1915.
Currently, he is writing and producing his second musical album titled "Gilgamesh Musical".
For more information please visit www.OOJAABAA.com
Music for film and tv
Broadcast Music Inc. was founded in 1939 by forward-thinkers who wanted to represent songwriters in emerging genres, like jazz, blues and country, and protect the public performances of their music. Operating on a non-profit-making basis, BMI is now the largest music rights organization in the U.S. and is still nurturing new talent and new music.