Following his early oud lessons, Adly relates, he studied intensively at the Arabic Oud House, a music school in Cairo, while pursuing a business degree at Assiut University, in his home town. He later worked as a music lecturer.
Also on Adly’s résumé: a busy teaching regimen via Skype. His School of Oud Online has reached fledgling players in at least 27 countries, including Norway, he says. Now that he is living in the Washington area, he dreams of founding a brick-and-mortar oud school.
“I’d love to add this instrument to American history,” he says.
This interview talks about Ramy Adly’s album, “Mirage” that was composed and recorded in many cities like Cairo, Hawaii, and Washington DC. Ramy also talks about his some of his students in the School of Oud Online.
Kennedy Center hosting Ramy Adly and Ensamble
You’re invited to join Ramy Adly and world class ensemble on a musical a trek, an odyssey across time and nations. Close your eyes and hear the wailing of the ancient sounds … the golden thunder of Pharaoh’s instruments … and the pounding, racing rhythm of strings that truly transcends the ages.
Come be inspired and educated thru an evening filled with beautiful music and the knowledge and history that made it, Adly has opened the opportunity for those who want to learn the Oud from anywhere in the world through his School Of Oud Online. which served till now students from over 27 countries around the globe.
- Lubana El-Quntar – Syrian Opera singer with published awards
- Stuart Dickson – Scottish Percussionist African percussion set
- Niny Adams – Saxophone