Edwin Elieh

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Artist Type
Musician
Hometown
Iran
Website
www.oojaabaa.com/
Biography

Composer, Orchestrator, Producer

Edwin is an Assyrian composer, orchestrator and producer who studied music in Tehran, Iran. Edwin continued his education in Film Scoring Program at UCLA. He established OOJAABAA MUSIC with main focus on creating and producing music for visual media.

His original composition, Malek Rama (The Handsome Prince) Musical, was produced by Assyrian Aid Society of America (AASA) in 2012 at Mesopotamian Night fundraising event in Mountain View, CA. The Malek Rama musical is considered the first modern Assyrian musical that builds a bridge between the ethnic tunes and modern world. This one-act musical was created on a poem by late Rabi Hannibal Alkhas and includes 20 numbers (songs) with total duration of one hour.

Edwin’s recent collaboration with Rabi Bet-Yosip was creating a suite for choir and orchestra in the memory of 100th year of Assyrian Genocide. The Sitwa Kooma Suite (Black Winter) has 4 movements with total duration of 20 minutes. This suite was performed in 2015 at Mesopotamian Night event in Los Angeles, CA.

In November 2015, he completed the scoring, recording and sound mixing for Silence After The Storm, a documentary by Assyrian filmmaker Sargon Saadi about ISIS and struggle of Assyrians in Syria.

Composer, Orchestrator, Producer

Edwin is an Assyrian composer, orchestrator and producer who studied music in Tehran, Iran. Edwin continued his education in Film Scoring Program at UCLA. He established OOJAABAA MUSIC with main focus on creating and producing music for visual media.

His original composition, Malek Rama (The Handsome Prince) Musical, was produced by Assyrian Aid Society of America (AASA) in 2012 at Mesopotamian Night fundraising event in Mountain View, CA. The Malek Rama musical is considered the first modern Assyrian musical that builds a bridge between the ethnic tunes and modern world. This one-act musical was created on a poem by late Rabi Hannibal Alkhas and includes 20 numbers (songs) with total duration of one hour.

Edwin’s recent collaboration with Rabi Bet-Yosip was creating a suite for choir and orchestra in the memory of 100th year of Assyrian Genocide. The Sitwa Kooma Suite (Black Winter) has 4 movements with total duration of 20 minutes. This suite was performed in 2015 at Mesopotamian Night event in Los Angeles, CA.

In November 2015, he completed the scoring, recording and sound mixing for Silence After The Storm, a documentary by Assyrian filmmaker Sargon Saadi about ISIS and struggle of Assyrians in Syria.

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