Edwin Elieh

Edwin E.

San Gabriel, CA

About Edwin E.

Background check: Last verified 09/07/2016
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Edwin teaches: Ages 10 and up
Teaching since: January 1998
Last sign in: Yesterday


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 music lessons 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.

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Performing the new arrangements for piano and electric guitar. San Jose, CA, 2016


Music Teacher

Jan 1997 - Present
Private students and music schools

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.

Composer / Orchestrator

Jan 1995 - Present

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


BA in Music

Jan 1998 - Jan 2014
Azad University of Tehran

Film Scoring

Jan 2010 - Jan 2012

Languages Spoken


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Film Scoring

Jan 2012

Music for film and tv


Composer of the First Modern Assyrian Musical

Jan 2013
Assyrian Aid Society of America



Jan 2010

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.

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1 Review on Edwin E.

Johnson B. Sep 18, 2016
Guitar · In studio
I have been taking electric guitar lessons with Ediwn for about two years. He is very patient and knows how to encourage and motivate you to get you to your goals. He has a solid knowledge of music and composition too. He explains everything in a very simple and logical way. Now, I am learning how to record my music and make my songs and write them down. He will make you a better musician. I would highly recommend him.
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